50th anniversary evokes many memories
United Methodists recall the events of the 1963 March on Washington and reflect on where we stand today.
Camp opens doors for seriously ill kids
With archery, crafts, swimming and more, Oklahoma camp lets children with life-threatening and chronic disease have fun, share coping skills.
Church thrives by blending cultures
Congregation has Fijian, African-American, European-American, Japanese-American members. “We don’t expect everyone to be the same.”
Conference withdraws clergy age guidelines
Texas Conference considered encouraging those older than 45 not to seek ordination but dropped proposal after clergy reaction.
March on Washington: 1963-2013
Celebrate historic U.S. march for justice. Find out about anniversary events, read commentaries from United Methodists there 50 years ago.
Corny fundraiser aids church missions
Rolling Plains UMC sells 9,000 ears of corn during state fair and proceeds help projects in Haiti, Guatemala. “God works in funny ways.”
Life will go on for college parents
Just like their children, some parents handle the ‘letting go’ of college better than others.
Methodist History: Bishop Fought Slavery
Fifty years after MLK’s "I have a dream" speech, discover a 19th-century bishop who tried to end slavery and allow interracial marriage.
What every college freshman should know
Faculty and students from United Methodist-related schools share advice on how to make the journey from home to college easier.
Clergy couple’s advice on new appointments
Husband and wife pastors share ideas that helped them navigate new appointments — with a new baby. ‘Do not be afraid to ask for help.’
Mentoring vital to keeping ministry alive
When done right, mentorship can help young clergy through challenging times. Does The United Methodist Church “do it right?”
Can technology defeat deadly disease?
Technology is changing the game in Africa, especially in the fight against malaria, Larry Hollon says in a TED Weekends blog.
Elvis Presley’s Methodist moment
Each August, fans mark the singer’s 1977 death. Here’s a history lesson on some ways a church agency was linked to the star’s record label.
Young adults go forth in mission
In a joyous service, the Board of Global Ministries commissions 29 to serve in U.S. and around the world. See photos, read coverage.
UMCOR’s worst (and best) donations ever
From used tea bags to old cans of paint, responders at the United Methodist Committee on Relief have seen it all. What is best to give?
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