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Building Relationships

The Rev. Mark Holland of the Great Plains Conference makes a motion during the 2016 United Methodist General Conference in Portland, Ore. He was part of group of delegates who met July 13-15 in Nashville, Tenn., to build relationships and discuss the One Church Model. File photo by Maile Bradfield, UMNS.

GC2019 delegates discuss Way Forward

Dozens of General Conference delegates recently gathered in Nashville to build relationships and discuss plans for The United Methodist Church’s future. Read More

Making a Difference

Shades of Grace is a United Methodist congregation in Kingsport, Tenn. comprised mainly of homeless people. Video image courtesy of United Methodist Communications.

Open Doors for the Homeless

“I’m not where I want to be, but thanks be to God, I’m not where I was.” Congregation offers Shades of Grace to those living on the streets. View

Christian Living

A Hispanic family (male adult, two female adults, female child, and male child) enjoy a meal at the dinner table.

Best family times happen in small moments

Important times with children generally happen in small moments and in small ways that can’t actually be planned. Read More

Worship Music

United Methodist young adults gather at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, sharing moments of faith sharing, worship, dance and communion. File photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS

Where the hymnal stops, this group steps in

A team of United Methodist experts gives guidance on which contemporary Christian songs to use in worship, with a focus on theology, language and sing-ability. Read More

United Methodist History

The Wesley Pilgirmage in England visits the Old Rectory in Epworth, England.

The Wesley Pilgrimage in England

Stories inspired by the Wesley Pilgrimage in England share the early history of The United Methodist Church and shape ministry today. Read More

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. Read More

Daily Devotional

Today’s prayers and resources

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

Spiritual Development

Listening for God. A photo illustration by Kathryn Price, United Methodist Communications.

Ways to keep the faith when the world seems wicked

There's a reason the Bible is known as the 'Good News.' These practical tips can counteract the feeling of being overwhelmed by negative news. Read More

Immigration Issues

United Methodist bishops help families during an immersion experience at the U.S. / Mexico border. Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS

How United Methodists can support immigrant families

Distressing stories of children separated from their parents at the U.S. border lead us to ask, what can we do? Get ideas. Read More