Looking in the mirror for fuel gluttony
Love of God and neighbor forces us to examine consequences of our lifestyles.
UMCam: What freedom means
As the U.S. celebrates July 4th, watch video comments about the rewards and responsibilities of independence.
Battle Hymn lyrics stir debate
Should worshippers sing “Let us live” or “Let us die” to make humanity free?
The Lion, the Witch and the Methodists
Texas church explores the teachings of author C.S. Lewis this summer.
UMTV: Our Family Adoptions
After a mission trip to the Congo, an attorney adopts a child and starts agency to help 100s of children find homes in the U.S.
Growth in Africa outpaces decline in U.S.
Bishop says young people are “interested in having a relationship with God and knowing more about Jesus.”
Methodist preachers rock out for charity
Some Dallas-area clergy play in a band that’s raised more than $100,000 for disaster relief and to fight malaria.
Church celebrates special needs residents
A Mobile congregation welcomes residents from a local home for Sunday School and worship. "They bring sunshine into our lives."
Lay leader revives young adult group
After a 71-year absence, the Epworth League young adult ministry returns.
Haiti still needs help
Dakotas leader travels to see ongoing efforts. “Tents are everywhere.”
Churches help four-legged friends
Pet food ministries provide means to care for faithful companions.
God’s Economic Theory
Stock markets and the fortunes of nations rise and fall. But the Gospel refuses to be smothered by any business plan.
Senate OKs funds for Claremont, United
Theological schools receive embargoed MEF funds and retain United Methodist status.
Church leaders hear Fiji concerns about climate
A team from the World Council of Churches saw firsthand the effect of climate change on the Pacific paradise.
U.S. reports ‘serious problem’ with trafficking
United Methodists committed to abolishing sex trafficking, slavery and abusive child labor.
Church settles dispute over homeless ministry
Zoning battle ends with commitment to expand mission to the poor in Phoenix.
Parish nurses inject faith into health care
More churches are providing caregivers who help remind patients “that God is here and he loves them."
UMTV: Carolina Impacts Community
15,000 in North Carolina weed gardens, stock food pantries, and clothe the homeless.
Chaplain sets sights on winning Afghanistan
The Rev. Nicolas Camacho travels through hostile territory for mission projects.
People’s stories inspire domestic disaster exec
Behind every pile of debris, there is a story of transformation—of individuals, communities and volunteers.
The connection: End of life or new creation?
The United Methodist Church is experiencing heightened stress, says Ken Carter. What does this mean for the future?
Congo seminary seeks to renew land title
Mission station trying to hold off miners interested in mineral-rich property.
Pension initiative hits $20 million goal
Central conference fund will help thousands of retired pastors and surviving spouses.
Shawls ‘tangible way to show God’s love’
Women who knit shawls share grief and joy.
Country star talks fatherhood, adoption
Rodney Atkins is a hit on the charts and as a dad. Learn about his United Methodist ties.
Religious parents influence young adults
Too many moms and dads buy into the myth they are irrelevant in matters of the spirit.
UMCam: Best advice from Dad?
In honor of Father’s Day, watch some video messages and memories of dear ol’ Dad.
World Refugee Day celebrates diversity
Mosaic Festival in North Carolina lifts up positive impact of refugees.
Red Bird school seeks funds to reopen
For 89 years, mission school has shaped faith, education of youth in rural Appalachia.
Zimbabwe’s crisis tested Class of 2010
Students overcame food shortages and economic hardship to graduate from Africa University.
UMTV: Teens Opposing Poverty
Young United Methodists in Virginia work with former prisoners to help them re-enter society and have success.
Seminary announces multifaith project
Training students in other faiths could jeopardize seminary’s United Methodist affiliation.
Church revives spirits on Gulf Coast
United Methodists offer spiritual light, assistance to ravaged community.
Roela Victoria Rivera: Seeing with the heart
Through adversity, God helped Roela Victoria Rivera find grace. Though legally blind, Rivera creates inspirational artwork that radiates God's love and beauty. "I can see with the light of Jesus, through the grace of God, with the eyes of my heart and the heart of my eyes."
Upper Room part of World Cup evangelism
Daily devotional guides will be distributed in pursuit of The Ultimate Goal.
United Methodists need to face abuse crisis
Too often, the church protects the institution, turns on victims.
Singer launches 50-state ‘healing’ tour
One song propelled Josh Oldaker to a mission that will take him thousands of miles.
UMTV: Church Soccer Outreach
As the World Cup begins, learn how a Florida church used soccer to reach out to immigrants.
The wedding at 61st Avenue: A love story
Seeking forgiveness and finding Christ’s love in unlikely places.
Clergy job protections part of covenant
Clergy who serve wherever called in turn could count on appointments.
Youth pastor’s dedication inspires others
The Rev. Robert Craig provides physical, spiritual care to flood-damaged community.
Oil spill touches Louisiana churches
Pastor working to save coast and find jobs for people in the fishing industry.
Church offers 'Justice for Our Neighbors'
Program provides legal aid for immigrants through a network of clinics.
Church leader, 80, killed in sanctuary
Lillian Wilson died as she lived -- serving God.
Thousands turn out to ‘Impact Community’
Western North Carolina volunteers become hands and feet of Christ.
UMCOR issues appeal for flood survivors
Relief agency highlights continuing need in Southeast.
Mission fields expand across the globe
African missionaries begin setting up churches in secular Europe.
Churches struggle with debt load
Report finds debt per congregant rose from $260 in 2000 to $420 in 2007.
Confirmation: It's not graduation
Engaging youth in the life of the church is the key to keeping them active after confirmation.
Church leaders rock to Rethink video
New music video urges members to put their faith in action outside the church walls.
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