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Making a Differnce

The Rev. Alindo Romão shows mosquito larvaes to women in this 2014 photo. File photo, Imagine No Malaria

Dollars in the plate save lives in Africa

Here is how your gifts to The United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria campaign make it to the people who need it. Read More

Faith in Action

Youth from Minnehaha United Methodist Church in Minneapolis, Minn., prepare food as part of good deeds goal. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Annual Conference.

Minnesota youth perform 15,000 good deeds

Young people at Minnehaha UMC who paid it forward found one good deed leads to another. ‘If you make one person happy, they will make other people happy.’ Read More

Featured Resource

Participants raise their hands in praise during worship at the United Methodist Women's Assembly, 2014. Photo by Mike DuBose, United Methodist News Service.

Ideas to Celebrate Women’s History Month

Find articles for discussion, hymns by and about women, and more about ways we define and experience God differently. Read More

Special for the Season

The Rev. Qianli Jiang delivers the sermon during worship at Mu’en Church in Shanghai, China. Established by Methodist missionaries in 1887, the church formerly was known as the Moore Memorial Church. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Women’s History Month from the pulpit

Sermon preparation notes from GCSRW for March lectionary texts illuminate God’s word through the experiences of women. Read More

Feeding the Spirit

Woman sits in park. Photo illustration by Ronny Perry, United Methodist Communications.

40 Days of Lent: Find your own spiritual path

There is no one, right way to observe a holy Lent. These ideas and resources will help you stay on track throughout the season. Read More

Methodist History

Let Us Break Bread Together on Our Knees

One of the most recognizable Communion hymns was formed in the West African Gullah/Geechee slave culture that developed in the coastal areas of South-Eastern colonial America. Read More

Shareable Video

Video image from Lenten video courtesy of Imagine No Malaria.

Give it up for Imagine No Malaria

What are you giving up for Lent? Shareable video lets you show others why helping prevent deaths from malaria is a great way to observe the Lenten season. Read More

In the Spotllght

Former U.S. President and Emory University Distinguished Professor Jimmy Carter spoke to an audience Feb. 12 of Candler students, faculty and staff as part of the James T. & Berta R. Laney Legacy in Moral Leadership. Photo courtesy Candler School of Theology, Emory University.

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter speaks at Emory

Candler School of Theology welcomed Jimmy Carter to campus where he shared formative experiences like segregation, and his ongoing work to end sexual slavery. Read More

In the News

Snow continues to pile up around Union United Methodist Church in Boston’s South End as viewed in a photo taken by Gary Bailey, church trustee. Photo courtesy of The Union Church of Boston

Severe winter alters church routines but not commitment

Creative worship solutions, expanded shelters, warming centers are among the ways United Methodist congregations deal with snow, ice and cold. Read More

Black History Month

Speculative portrait of Annie Sweitzer, courtesy of Richard C. Douglas and the Strawbridge Shrine Association.

Methodist History: Slave welcomed as one of first members

African-Americans were among the earliest converts to Methodism in America. Annie Sweitzer was one of the first. View

Global Church

United Methodist women present a traditional dance from northern Mozambique during a meeting of the Standing Committee on Central Conference Matters and Connectional Table. Photo by the Rev. Rodney Steele

Plans under way to make Discipline truly global

A committee for The United Methodist Church is trying to determine what parts of its Book of Discipline are not adaptable outside the U.S. Read More

Image of snow on tree branch.  Photo by Kay Panovec, United Methodist Communications.

Daily Devotional

See today’s food for thought from the Upper Room. More