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Ushers prepare for the offertory during a Sunday morning service at Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church in Washington D.C. Video image by United Methodist Communications.

Methodist History: Church of Presidents

A United Methodist landmark in Washington, D.C. was built with donations from leaders like Lincoln along with church members across the U.S. View

Member Data

United Methodist Communications surveyed United Methodists in the U.S. on their theological beliefs, and the largest group identified themselves as

Survey asks “What do United Methodists believe?”

Members in the U.S. were polled about theology, and most identified themselves as "conservative/traditional." Read More

Social Issues

United Methodist deaconess Cindy Johnson (right) walks to buy medicine with Isabél who traveled with her daughter from Nicaragua to Matamoros, Mexico, hoping to request asylum in the U.S. Kassandra, 16 months, was suffering from fever and weight loss while she and her mother waited for their turn to approach the bridge leading to Brownsville, Texas. Johnson, who makes regular visits to the makeshift camp, brought members of the United Methodist Immigration Task Force for a firsthand look at the immigration situation. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

United Methodists care for migrants at Texas border town

Immigration Task Force saw United Methodists in action, aiding those seeking asylum near Brownsville. Read More

Global Church

United Methodist missionaries serve in more than 65 countries around the world, including, clockwise from upper left: the Rev. George Miller, Germany, 2017; Miracle Osman, Philippines, 2018; Emily Everett, Brazil, 2018; and Francine Mpanga Mufuk, Côte d’Ivoire, 2018. File photos by UMNS and Global Ministries.

Ask The UMC: How many missionaries are there?

In more than 60 countries around the world, United Methodist missionaries come from many places and backgrounds and witness and serve in dramatically different locales and cultures. Read More

How We Serve

Thierry Muhindo, 17, a former street child, grooms a customer in Goma, Congo. Muhindo was taught to style hair by the Kivu Youth Peace Club. Photo by Philippe Kituka Lolonga, UMNS.

Former street children in Congo find hope at peace club

United Methodist young people launched Kivu Youth Peace Club to help youth learn a trade and, more importantly, that others care. Read More

Methodist History

Image of the Rev. Charles Albert Tindley. Courtesy of Tindley Temple United Methodist Church, Philadelphia, PA.

Tindley Temple: A Highlight of Methodist History

Learn about a church named for a Methodist preacher who drew huge crowds in the '20s and was a founding father of Gospel music. View

Daily Devotional

The sun shines through clouds. Photo by Laurens Glass, United Methodist Communications.

Today’s prayers and resources

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

United Methodist Podcast

United Methodist missionaries share marriage tips on a podcast. Screen capture of video by United Methodist Communications.

Faith, Love and Marriage with Côte d'Ivoire missionaries

Through lessons and by example, a United Methodist missionary couple to Côte d'Ivoire teaches about patience, respect, and appreciation in marriage. Listen