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Disaster Relief

David Ivey mucks out the second floor of a damaged home in Hatillo, Puerto Rico, a town known for having as many cows as people. Photo by Matt Brodie.

United Methodists help Puerto Rico rise

A South Carolina mission team helped the storm-battered island begin recovery through UMCOR, Home Depot and the Methodist Church of Puerto Rico partnership. Read More

Season of Lent

New ways of praying at Lent

Find ideas to create prayer centers to enhance the Lenten journey. Read More

How We Serve

Born blind with cataracts on both eyes, 8-year-old Morlai Bangura, who lives in the remote village of Barmoi in northern Sierra Leone, can now see. Thanks to successful eye operations at the Sierra Leone Conference’s Lowell and Ruth Gess United Methodist Eye Hospital, Morlai has started attending school in eastern Freetown. Photo courtesy of Dr. Moges Teshome, Lowell and Ruth Gess United Methodist Eye Hospital.

United Methodist hospital changes blind boy’s life

Thanks to Sierra Leone Conference’s Lowell and Ruth Gess Eye Hospital, 8-year-old receives successful cataract surgery and now has the opportunity to attend school. Read More

Staying Relevant in Wesley's Homeland

The Rev. Katy Thomas (rear) presides over a

Ministering to 3 churches brings challenges, joys

A British Methodist minister tends to three very different congregations in Cheshire, including one at a chapel owned by the National Trust. Read More

Answers to your questions

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Ask the UMC

We have been keeping a list of intriguing questions about The United Methodist Church. Get the answers and send us your query. Read More

Global Church

Attendance has almost tripled at Danga United Methodist Church in Calumpit, Bulacan, Philippines, due to an outreach program called Banyuhay. Many of the program’s participants and their families and neighbors have joined the church. Photo courtesy of The Rev. Mienie N. Tolentino.

Filipino church grows amid war on drugs

Danga United Methodist Church hosts reformation program for drug traffickers and addicts, then welcomes participants and their families into ministry. 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

Summary for Church Members

Bishop Ough announced a plan a General Conference 2016. Photo by Paul Jeffrey, United Methodist Communications.

Commission on a Way Forward: 5 things you need to know

A quick overview offers members of The United Methodist Church details about an important effort that will help shape the future of the denomination. Read More

Women's History Month

The Rev. HiRho Y. Park. Photo by Mike DuBose, United Methodist Communications.

Women in Leadership

We honor the women, who as preachers, leaders, teachers, missionaries, and organizers, have shaped the history of the Methodist Church. Read More