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There is hope in Jesus

Listening for God. A photo illustration by Kathryn Price, United Methodist Communications.

Ways to keep the faith when the world seems wicked

There's a reason the Bible is known as the 'Good News.' These practical tips can counteract the feeling of being overwhelmed by negative news. Read More

United Methodist Men

Many United Methodist Men units in the United States struggle to reach younger men. The group’s National Gathering at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Indianapolis featured advice for how these groups can become fishers of millennials. Photo illustration by Lucas Allmann, Pexels

Becoming fishers of young men

United Methodist Men during their national gathering heard ideas on where to cast their nets to draw in millennial disciples. Read More

Ask the UMC

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Got questions? We've got answers!

We have been keeping a list of intriguing questions about The United Methodist Church. Get the answers and send us your query. Ask the UMC. Read More

How We Serve

Bishop Rodolfo A. Juan (left) hands out crayons to children who fled with their families to escape fighting between government forces and Islamic State militants on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines. The families are staying at an evacuation center in Bito-Buadi, Marawi City, where United Methodists are helping those displaced. Photo by the Rev. Israel M Painit

Assisting those fleeing siege in Philippines

United Methodists are reaching out to civilians caught in battle with Islamic State militants in Marawi City, Philippines. Read More

Our Spiritual Journey

Intercessory prayer brings people of all ages together. Photo courtesy of Bob Dickson and his daughter Rachel, Madison (Ga.)First United Methodist Church.

“All is prayer”: How words and actions serve God and others

United Methodist ministries prove that intercessory prayer makes a difference for others and in our own spiritual journeys. Read More

United Methodist Topic

Episcopalians and United Methodists share Communion at the U.S. National Cathedral. Photo Melissa Lauber, courtesy the Baltimore-Washington Conference.

Sacraments, Rites & Rituals

Some churches recognize 7 sacraments; United Methodists only 2. This series of articles explores each of these important acts in the life of a Christian. More

Social Principle: Healthcare

Eye surgery is performed on a patient at Gwandum Clinc in Nigeria. The mobile clinic and rural health care program of The United Methodist Church in Nigeria are saving lives in remote areas that aren’t reached by government health programs. Photo by the Rev. Ande I. Emmanuel, UMNS.

Church in Nigeria leads in rural health care

Church health care programs reach rural areas that get no government health services. Read More

Care for Creation

Jefferson B. Knight (right) discusses possible sites for a new water well with residents of Robert's Town Village near Marshall City, Liberia. Knight, director of the Peace With Justice Program for the United Methodist Liberia Conference, knows firsthand that climate change presents real challenges for Liberia. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

Church responds to global climate issues

United Methodists in Africa and elsewhere point to Paris climate accord as they begin to address the destructive changes in their own countries. Read More

Daily Devotional

A nature scene from Lake Junaluska taken in August 2013. A United Methodist Communications photo by Kay Panovec.

Today's prayers and resources

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