Why United Methodist-related schools matter
Profound United Methodist-related schools mine their heritage and make it live, argues Adrian College chaplain, Chris Momany.
Dream leads to afterschool program
After educator and pastor husband ponder meaning of “mission,” church of 20 creates “Homework Club” with help of Ark. conference members.
Student’s death spurs letter on gun violence
Retired pastors urge clergy to take leadership role against gun violence on anniversary of granddaughter’s death at Northern Illinois University.
Surviving Hurricane Sandy in Cuba
Stories of “love and solidarity” inspire hope that with offerings and support from the Church, devastated areas “may become new communities.”
Cupid in The United Methodist Church
Couples share how United Methodist ministries brought them together and the difference the church has made in their marriage.
How do you protect your church property?
When choosing insurance against property loss such as fire, churches should not be penny-wise but pound-foolish.
‘Moments of deep grace’ after church fire
"People from all denominations have rallied to our cause" with prayer and encouragement after church fires. Part 3 of a Special Report.
‘Walk-in weddings’ for Valentine’s Day
Pastors of an Ohio chapel offer an option to “justice of the peace” services for couples who want to wed on popular holiday.
Pastors debate value of Lenten sacrifices
Which is better: To give something up for Lent or to do something new for Lent?
Ash Wednesday at the YMCA
Pastor celebrates the beginning of Lent at local YMCA: “Lent is a time to get healthy both spiritually and physically.”
Chuck Knows Church: Ash Wednesday
Ever seen a little smudge mark on someone’s forehead as they walk out of church? That’s a sign of the cross and it means it’s Ash Wednesday.
Lent and Easter Resources 2013
Ash Wednesday is Feb. 13. Get resources for the season of Lent, including devotions, study guides, prayers, perspectives and more.
Arsonists torch four neighboring churches
United Methodists in Western North Carolina seek answers to recent blazes in Part 2 of Special Report on church fires.
Chuck Knows Church: Shrove Tuesday
Ever wonder why there’s almost always a pancake breakfast at church some time before Easter?
Church fires challenge United Methodists
Part 1: Whether caused by lightning strike or arsonist’s torch, blazes force congregations to face the unknown, accept help from others.
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