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Spiritual Journey

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Spring symbols remind us of Resurrection

The birds, bees, and flowers of spring can make it easier to understand the promise of new life and renewed hope that Christians proclaim as “Easter people.” Read More

Lent Devotional

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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

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


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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

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

How We Serve

Deaconesses pray during the commitment time and dedication of gifts and pledges to sustain the deaconess program at Harris Memorial College in Taytay, Philippines. Photo by Gladys Mangiduyos, UMNS.

Deaconess movement flourishes in the Philippines

More than 400 Filipina women — and their clergy counterparts around the world — teach, preach and reach out to the marginalized. 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

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

Daily Devotional

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Today’s prayers and resources

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