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Serving Others

A man eats a chili dog at Carraway United Methodist also known as the

The Hot Dog Church serves others

Church cooks use food for fundraisers and to welcome newcomers. 'If we can show them the love we have, maybe they’ll go to church.’ View

Disaster Response

The Rev. J.F. Lacaria surveys flood damage at Clendenin (W. Va.) United Methodist Church. Photo by Mike DuBose, United Methodist Communications.

West Virginia churches cope, help after historic floods

United Methodists join in relief efforts, even as they’re mucking out their own church buildings Read More

Resources

Candles flicker. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Topic: Responding to Violence

When we hear of terrible tragedies, United Methodists offer prayers and support. Learn more about church resources for responding to violence. More

How to Help

Westbury United Methodist Church in Houston, Texas was a hub for relief work by various agencies after flooding in the city in May 2016. Photo by Hannah Terry, The Texas Conference.

Top four worst, and best, ways to help after a disaster

You see a need and want to respond, but how? Through United Methodist programs, your prayer, donations, and volunteering can have more impact. More

Our History

A colonial-era circuit-riding evangelist was part a special service on June 26 at Boehm’s Chapel, a United Methodist heritage landmark near Lancaster, Pennsylvania. A trio of Mennonite bishops brought a proclamation reversing the 1775 ex-communication of Martin Boehm, a Mennonite who became a founder of the present-day United Methodist Church. Photo by John Coleman, Eastern Pennsylvania Conference

Mennonites reconnect with UMC founder

At Boehm’s Chapel near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Mennonites restore credentials of a founder of the present-day United Methodist Church. Read More

Learning Languages

Members of the English Conversation Circle meet once a week at Silver Spring United Methodist Church in Maryland. Video image by Reed Galin for United Methodist Communications.

English Circle Builds Church Community

Church food pantry opens doors and starts a conversation with a hungry community. 'Everybody in the community has something to teach and to offer.' View

How we serve

PET recipient Oke Seun meets PET Mobility founders Mel West and Larry Hills. Photo courtesy of PET Mobility Missouri-Columbia.

Wheelchairs That Work Anywhere

United Methodists invented a PET project to help those unable to walk find freedom and jobs. “It’s what Christ would do if he were here.” View

Founding Father

The Enoch Wood  bust  of the Rev. John Wesley (1703-1791)ne of several copies in the Ezra Squier Tipple Collection of Drew University, Madison, New Jersey.  Wesley sat for Enoch Wood (1759-1840), the noted Staffordshire potter, at Burslem in 1784 at the age of 81. Courtesy of the General Commission on Archives and History of the United Methodist Church.  Photo by Kathleen Barry, U

What do you know about John Wesley?

The man credited with creating the Methodist movement was a fascinating figure. How much do you know about his life? Take a quick quiz. More

Daily Devotions

A nature scene from Lake Junaluska taken in August 2013. A United Methodist Communications photo by Kay Panovec.

Today's prayers and resources

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