Reflections on Our Faith
There are a wide variety of terms and teachings associated with The United Methodist Church. In these short videos, we offer conversation starters about some of the basic questions you might have on topics that range from theology to everyday life. We hope you will use these pieces for personal reflection and also share with friends or in group settings.
You can find other answers to some common questions at Ask the UMC.
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Theological ConceptsView All»
As part of a series, The Rev. Felicia Hopkins explains how baptism is an outward sign of an inward change. ‘Yes, I am taking a new journey.’ View
United Methodist Beliefs: Open Table
United Methodists share Communion at an open table. The Rev. Gary Henderson explains, 'the image I have is one of a banquet where everyone is a VIP.' View
United Methodist Beliefs: Saints
A pastor shares his understanding of the Wesleyan tradition about the subject. "I’ve known saints." View
United Methodist Beliefs: What does it mean to be saved?
Junius Dotson describes the assurance that comes after accepting Christ. “Because I am saved, I have the ability to walk with the presence of the Holy Spirit.” View
United Methodist Beliefs: Baptism and Confirmation
United Methodists believe baptism and confirmation must be together in one life, but not always together at the same point in time. A pastor explains. View
Everyday LifeView All»
United Methodist Beliefs: Forgiveness
United Methodists don't have to look far to find what the Bible says about forgiveness. Pastor Don Underwood says it's spelled out in The Lord's Prayer. View
What can a divorced person expect at The United Methodist Church? Pastor Felicia Hopkins shares her own story. View
Scripture and the words of John Wesley can help us know who our neighbors are and why United Methodists are called to be in mission. View
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