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Making a Difference

Each confirmation candidate, like this one in Ocean City, Md., has his or her own special gift. As part of our United Methodist vow, we pledge to share our gifts with others.

Share your gifts: Honoring our United Methodist vow

While most people may associate gifts with money, sharing your spiritual gifts is also an important aspect of participating in the local church. Read More

A Reflection

Stan Lee speaking at the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con International in San Diego, California. Photo by Gage Skidmore, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Stan Lee and the heroes within

Marvel Comics' primary creative leader told stories about superheroes with doubts and worries, like us. Still, are we keeping our true selves a secret? Read More

Ask the UMC

How are bishops chosen in The United Methodist Church?

United Methodist bishops are ordained elders elected and consecrated for a ministry of servant leadership and supervision. Read More

Video Worth Watching

The Rev. Don Underwood of Christ United Methodist speaks from the steps of a home under construction on church property. Photo courtesy of Christ United Methodist Church, Plano, TX.

Church Builds House on the Corner

United Methodists in Plano, Texas are taking it to the streets by building homes, and disciples, in their church parking lot! View

In the News

Reconciliation by Vasconcellos. Photo by Martinvl, courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Finding healing and peace in a polarized political climate

United Methodists may feel divided on issues inside and outside the church. An expert in conflict transformation offers tips to help us reconnect. Read More

United Methodist Beliefs

Organ donation illustration from medlineplus.gov.

Organ Donation

The church celebrates Organ Tissue and Donor Sunday each November. This short video talks about the "gift of love and hope" you may not have considered. View

2019 GENERAL CONFERENCE

Commission on a Way Forward members seek to benefit the entire church. Photo by Maidstone Mulenga, United Methodist Council of Bishops.

5 things you need to know about GC2019

As United Methodist General Conference 2019 approaches, this overview offers members details about efforts helping shape the future of the denomination. Read More

National Adoption Month

Hands hold paper dolls. Photo illustration courtesy of United Methodist Communications.

Positive adoption language celebrates families

November is Adoption Awareness Month. A pastor who's also an adoptive parent shares which words work and which hurt when talking about the topic. Read More

Daily Devotional

Sunrise behind the cross at Belin Memorial United Methodist Church in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina by Austin Bond Photography.

Today’s prayers and resources

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