Skip Navigation

What We Believe

Statue of John Wesley by Paul Raphael Montford, in Melbourne, Australia. Photo by Adam Carr, Wikimedia Commons.

Explore our faith through these online quizzes!

Discover more about the liturgical seasons, United Methodist church history, and our founders by taking one of these interactive online quizzes. There's also a PDF version to share! Read More

How We Serve

Reading time. Grandparents who parent their grandchildren can face many challenges, but can also receive many rewards. Photo by Christopher Fenoglio, United Methodist Communications.

Grandparents are parenting again

Grandparents who care regularly for their grandchildren can face many challenges, but can also receive many rewards. Read More

Member newsletter

Sign up for United Methodist Now!

Get a free e-newsletter with examples of Christian living, inspirational messages, and a focus on what it means to be part of our connection. Sign Up Now

Building Connections

Edward Lahai Massaquoi from Liberia shares his joy about having the support of a United Methodist Radio Network for the United Methodist radio station in Liberia during a live interview at Radio La Voix De l’esperance in Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire. Lydie Acquah, coordinator for the network, listens to Massaquoi. Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS.

United Methodist Radio Network takes shape

Representatives from eight countries met in Côte d’Ivoire to plan next steps for growing church radio. Read More

Desktop Meditation

A baby holds fast to his mother's hand. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

United Methodist Prayer for Families

May is Christian Home Month in the United Methodist calendar. Video reflection reminds us to pray for those closest to us. View

Ask the UMC

Ask the UMC is a service of United Methodist Communications. Logo by Laurens Glass, United Methodist Communications

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

Daily Devotional

Today's prayers and resources

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

A United Methodist Prayer

A street memorial remembers crime victims. Chaplain Bruce Cook runs a support group for families who have lost loved ones to violent crimes.

Turning to God in Days of Trouble

When we are struggling with difficult news in our personal lives or in the world, we can ask God for comfort. View

Care for others

Silja Bijnagte organized volunteers to plant gardens to provide fresh vegetables for a food bank near her home in Minneapolis, MN. She attends Lake Harriet United Methodist Church. Image courtesy of the Bijnagte family

11-Year-Old Plants Food Pantry Garden

A dream of providing fresh vegetables for hungry neighbors became a reality for Silja Bijnagte and her United Methodist church. View