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Reflections on Our Faith

Video by United Methodist Communications

As part of a video series, the Rev. Adam Hamilton discusses his concept of Heaven.


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.

To find a pastor to talk with and a church to visit, try Find-A-Church.

And please send us a note if you have topics you’d like us to explore.


Poster produced by the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, funded by the U.S.  Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

United Methodist Beliefs: Suicide

What does The United Methodist Church teach about this sensitive topic? A pastor shares the message "Nothing, neither life nor death, can separate us from the love of God." View

Homeowner Betty Johnson hugs volunteer Jamie Jones who was part of a mission team from Santa Monica, Calif. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.


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

Graffiti on wall reads,

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