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Black History Month

The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial in Washington was dedicated by President Obama on Oct. 16, 2011. Photo by Maile Bradfield, United Methodist Communications.

United Methodists share MLK’s dream

As we explore the many stories in Black History Month, watch these United Methodists recall how the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. changed their lives. View

Ask the UMC

Photo by Debbie Fielding Wray.

What is the Kingdom of God?

United Methodists recognize that the reign of God is both a present and future reality. Read More

Religion at the Winter Games

Madeline Mulkey strikes a unity pose with cutouts of Korean leaders. Mulkey is visiting South Korea to explore how religion impacts the Olympic Games.

United Methodist studying evangelization at Olympics

College senior is researching the religious atmosphere of the Games and the various Christian groups that travel from around the world to be in ministry there. Read More

40 Days of Lent

Prayer involves action; namely being attentive to God's voice in your life. Listening for God means stopping and sitting still. It means paying attention to what God may be saying to you at any point in your life. Photo by Ronny Perry, United Methodist Communications.

Lent: A Time to Fast and Pray

Faithful Christians are advised to see fasting as a devotion, not an imposition. Read More

“We are one family”

The Rev. Sylvester Holima (center) organizes United Methodist young adults at UMC House, the home office of the Sierra Leone Conference, in Freetown, as they prepare to take the No Election Violence Campaign on the road. Regional missionary Finda Quiwa (standing, back left, in black head dress) funded the two-day campaign. Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS.

United Methodists preach peaceful Sierra Leone elections

A team of young adults hit the road to promote an anti-violence message ahead of March 7 elections. Read More

Olympians in Ministry

River church welcomes paddlers on the Nantahala River in western North Carolina. Video image by United Methodist Communications.

Blessings Flow at River Church

'The river is our church. But it is nice to have someone to pray with there.' Olympic paddler-turned-pastor brings worship service to the waterside. View

'A Great Achievement'

Bishop John Yambasu delivers his maiden speech as chancellor of United Methodist University in Sierra Leone at the launching and dedication service of the university on Jan. 27. Seated in the front row are the Rev. Kim Cape and Bishop Rosemary Wenner. Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS.

United Methodists in Sierra Leone celebrate launch of university

Bishops John Yambasu, Rosemarie Wenner and others look forward to a brighter future at the dedication of United Methodist University. Read More

Daily Devotional

Nature scene in Ohio. Photo by Kay Panovec, United Methodist Communications.

Today’s prayers and resources

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

Fun with Social Media

Photo illustration of John Wesley bobblehead. Courtesy of Steven Adair, United Methodist Communications

What Olympic sport fits John Wesley best? Facebook fans vote

If Methodism's founder was in Pyeongchang, South Korea for the 2018 Winter Olympics, where would he excel? Some good sports weigh in. Read More