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A United Methodist Prayer

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Turning to God in Days of Trouble

The words in this video meditation help us ask God for comfort in times of uncertainty, pain, and sadness. View

Women of the Bible

“Christ’s Appearance to Mary Magdalene after the Resurrection” is a painting by Alexander Ivanov from 1835. A web-only photo from Wikimedia Commons.

Mary Magdalene: Apostle or harlot?

In the Bible, she is among the first to bear witness to Christ's resurrection. But she still has a reputation as the Gospels' bad girl. Read More

"Offer Them Christ"

Bishop Patrick Streiff gives his episcopal address to the 2017 Central Conference of Central and Southern Europe, held March 8-12 in Zurich. Streiff emphasized the why and how of evangelism, as elaborated by Methodism founder John Wesley. Photo by Üllas Tankler, Global Ministries.

Bishop stresses evangelism at European gathering

Bishop Patrick Streiff invokes John Wesley in address touching on various subjects. Read More

What We Believe

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United Methodist Now is a free e-newsletter for church members to highlight examples of Christian living, share inspirational messages, and focus on what it means to be part of our connection. Read More

Women's History Month

Archive photo of Georgia Harkness Methodist theologian.

Georgia Harkness: Methodist Trailblazer in Theology

During Women's History Month, we explore the powerful impact of an author and hymn writer whose work inspired MLK and remains relevant. View

Spiritual Enrichment

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Beyond fasting: 10 tips for a more meaningful Lent

Study a book of the Bible or read a Wesley sermon. There are lots of ways to be creative and get the most from the season. More

Daily Devotional

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Today's prayers and resources

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