Students find a place in campus ministry
Thousands of young adults discover ‘a home away from home’ at United Methodist collegiate ministries.
Intern program honors young man’s mission
They never met in life, but their mission work together gives kids leadership opportunities and helps churches reach out to their neighbors.
Civil rights icon inspired by mother in 1963
Fifty years after appearing in an iconic photo, Edith Lee-Payne marches on Washington again.
Church groups assist Syrian refugees
UMCOR, partner agencies work to aid estimated 5,000 Syrians a day fleeing civil war in what some call “the great tragedy of this century.”
‘Promise’ of stability for homeless families
Program helps sustain relationships by letting homeless parents and children stay together in one room. “It gives them some dignity.”
Gloria Holt, prominent lay leader, dies
She served at every level of the denomination, but her greatest passion was disciple-making at the local church.
Hispanics share dreams for church
MARCHA leaders begin visioning process to develop a plan for moving Hispanic/Latino ministry forward in The United Methodist Church.
United Methodists remember and look ahead
They came from across the country with individual memories and common yearning to assess the dreams of the 1963 march.
50th anniversary evokes many memories
United Methodists recall the events of the 1963 March on Washington and reflect on where we stand today.
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.
Life will go on for college parents
Just like their children, some parents handle the ‘letting go’ of college better than others.
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.
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?”
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.
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