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March 17 is St. Patrick's Day

A stained-glass window in the United States depicts St. Patrick with his staff and holding a church. Wikipedia Creative Commons.

What St. Patrick can teach United Methodists

The patron saint of Ireland left a legacy of evangelism that Christians today can emulate. He also knew something about piracy. Read More

Lent Devotional

Image of topics for photo-of-the-day challenge in Lent 2019.  Courtesy United Methodist Communications.

Rethink Church: 2019 Lent Photo of the Day

What is your community doing to #RethinkChurch leading up to Easter? Share a picture and tag it with #RethinkChurch. More

Global Church

Participants learn to play the African thumb piano (mbira) during the Zimbabwe Episcopal Area’s annual arts workshop in Mutoko, Zimbabwe. Photo by Eveline Chikwanah, UMNS.

Churches in Zimbabwe offer music lessons to members

In a quest to improve worship services, participants learn to play musical instruments, including the African thumb piano, guitar and Western drums. Read More

What's your question?

Bishop Kenneth H. Carter gives the sermon during opening worship for the 2019 United Methodist General Conference in St. Louis. Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS.

Ask The UMC: What happened at General Conference?

Many United Methodists have questions after General Conference 2019. Ask The UMC, a ministry of United Methodist Communications, offers answers to some of the most frequently asked questions. Read More

Relationships

Experts offer advice for staying connected through conflilct. Photo by rawpixel.com via Pexels.com.

How to stay connected after a conflict

Our disagreements do not have to separate us. United Methodist experts share tips for remaining in relationships with others when our opinions differ. Read More

General Conference Reflection

United Methodists are encouraged to pause and reflect following GC2019. Image by United Methodist Communications.

General Conference is over, what happens now?

Now that the 2019 Special Session has ended, the people of The United Methodist Church are invited to pause and reflect on how the movement continues. Read More

Video Worth Watching

A deck of 54 playing cards features Methodist influencers from the history of the movement as drawn by Wesley Bros cartoonist Charlie Baber.

Wesley Bros Comics: Playing Cards

Fifty-two important figures who shaped the Methodist movement make up this clever deck of playing cards. View

Daily Devotional

The sun shines through clouds. Photo by Laurens Glass, United Methodist Communications.

Today’s prayers and resources

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

United Methodist Podcast

Bishop Susan Haupert-Johnson was called to ministry after an early career in law. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Meet Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson

Bishop Sue tells us about her early career in law, her call to ministry, her love of books and Broadway, and her daily practice of silence. Listen