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Bishop Elections

Bishop Rodolfo A. Juan and his wife, Dr. Lurleen Lapuz Juan, greet the delegates at the Philippines Central Conference after he was re-elected bishop on Dec. 3. Photo by Gladys Mangiduyos.

Bishop Juan re-elected, assigned to Davao area

With the election of Bishop Rodolfo A. Juan, all three incumbent United Methodist bishops in the Philippines have been re-elected by the Philippines Central Conference. Read More

Advent At Home

A creche from Columbia is part of the Nativity Museum at First United Methodist in Tullahoma, Tenn. Photo by Kathryn Price.

New ways to see a Nativity scene

Video points out small details in the familiar figures of a manger scene which give added meaning to the story of Christ's birth. View

Spiritual Revival

A 1,200-voice choir was a highlight of Revive 2 at the Ultra-Philippines Sports Complex in Pasig City on Nov. 26, an event which drew 10,000 United Methodists.

Revive 2 in Philippines draws 10,000

This was the second revival event held to highlight the legacy and contributions of The United Methodist Church. Read More

Ask the UMC

For United Methodists, membership requires active participation in a local congregation. Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS

What does it mean to be a member?

Discover what it means to be part of a United Methodist congregation. Read More

Celebrate Advent

New ways to celebrate with kids

If you do the same thing year after year, things can become stagnant. Consider these new ideas to celebrate Advent with children. Read More

In the News

Forest fires rage near Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Photo courtesy of the Holston Conference.

United Methodists check for fire-damaged churches near Gatlinburg

Holston Conference leaders continue to reach out to church members, fire fighters and communities affected by forest fires and tornadoes in East Tennessee. Read More

Devotion, Baking & More

A Nativity set featuring a coconut stable or shelter and figures hand-made from clay, purchased during JoAnn Hall’s first mission trip to Haiti. Photo by JoAnn Hall.

Ready for Christmas? Tips to keep the holiday season holy

Advent can be a busy time, but there are things you can do to keep your heart and mind on Christ. Read More

Daily Devotional

A nativity figure of a shepherd holds a young lamb. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Today's prayers and resources

As we prepare for the birth of Our Lord, spend some time in prayer with these resources from The Upper Room. More

Explore Our History

The Old Rectory, one stop on the Wesley Pilgrimage. Photo courtesy of Discipleship Ministries.

Registration open for Wesley Pilgrimage 2017

Don’t miss out on this time of growing in your understanding of our early Methodist history, and how it can be applied today. Read More