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When Violence Strikes

Candles flicker. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Responding to Violence

We pray for all those affected by tragedies in London and around the world. Learn about church resources for responding to violence. More

A United Methodist Prayer

A street memorial remembers crime victims. Chaplain Bruce Cook runs a support group for families who have lost loved ones to violent crimes.

Turning to God in Days of Trouble

The words in this video meditation help us ask God for comfort in times of uncertainty, pain, and sadness. View

Women's History Month

Archive photo of Georgia Harkness Methodist theologian.

Georgia Harkness: Methodist Trailblazer in Theology

During Women's History Month, we explore the powerful impact of an author and hymn writer whose work inspired MLK and remains relevant. View

What We Believe

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United Methodist Now is a free e-newsletter for church members to highlight examples of Christian living, share inspirational messages, and focus on what it means to be part of our connection. Read More

"Offer Them Christ"

Bishop Patrick Streiff gives his episcopal address to the 2017 Central Conference of Central and Southern Europe, held March 8-12 in Zurich. Streiff emphasized the why and how of evangelism, as elaborated by Methodism founder John Wesley. Photo by Üllas Tankler, Global Ministries.

Bishop stresses evangelism at European gathering

Bishop Patrick Streiff invokes John Wesley in address touching on various subjects. Read More

Human Rights

Rise Up for Life and for Rights and the National Union of People’s Lawyers-National Capital Region joined forces during a press conference to condemn drug-related extrajudicial killings and violations. Emily Soriano holds a photo of her son, who was killed in 2016. To her left are Norma P. Dollaga, a United Methodist deacon, and Ephraim Cortez, an attorney who is a United Methodist. Photo courtesy of Rise Up for Rights and For Life.

Filipino United Methodists condemn killings

United Methodists are leaders in an alliance opposing drug-related extrajudicial killings in which more than 7,000 Filipinos have died. Read More

Spiritual Enrichment

A cross stands at Memorial Drive UMC in Houston, Texas. Photo  by Joe Center.

Beyond fasting: 10 tips for a more meaningful Lent

Study a book of the Bible or read a Wesley sermon. There are lots of ways to be creative and get the most from the season. More

Daily Devotional

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Today's prayers and resources

Spend some time in prayer today with these resources from The Upper Room. Read More