Traveling VBS teams fill need for volunteers
Like a traveling circus, college students take VBS on the road, running Bible schools at churches that struggle to find enough leaders.
Indiana volunteers take VBS on the road
Edwardsville United Methodist volunteers provide ‘Construction Junction’ for children in tornado-stricken Henryville.
Church camps combine faith and fun
The United Methodist Church offers one of the largest camp and retreat networks, with 220 centers serving a million people a year.
Creating strong support systems at church
To minimize gaps in pastoral care, borrow wisdom from two industries that live or die by processes: engineering and air traffic control.
Tips for welcoming, not smothering visitors
Be ready to greet folks who come to your church this weekend, but remember there is a fine line between being friendly and pushy.
Top 10 mobile apps for church leaders
These mobile apps will help leaders be more productive by simplifying ordinary tasks and providing instant access to information on the go.
United Methodists ready to Change the World
More than 1,500 congregations, charges, districts and conferences around the globe take the church into the community.
8 ways to start a sports ministry
Sports ministries are a fun way to engage seekers and expand opportunities for congregations to connect with each other and the community.
Somebody has been sitting in my pew!
Accidentally invading someone’s “family pew” can be a disaster or an opportunity to start a conversation and make a new friend.
Women celebrate World Day of Prayer
Join women across the globe today in observing the World Day of Prayer, “allowing ecumenical women to get to know and support one another.”
Why ashes on Ash Wednesday?
Today marks the beginning of the season of Lent. What is the significance of ashes being placed on the forehead on Ash Wednesday?
What is Lent and why does it last forty days?
Representing the 40 days Jesus spent in the wilderness, Lent is a period of repentance, fasting and preparation for the coming of Easter.
A Season of Preparation
As we prepare for Ash Wednesday, find devotions and meditations to help you during the journey to Easter Sunday.
Journey To Hope
FAQ: What is an Advent wreath?
What are the two types of wreaths used during the observation of Advent? When should each of the candles be lit? What is the Christ candle?
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