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Topic: Responding to Violence

Candles flicker. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications

An image of hands in prayer. Photo illustration by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

Photo illustration by Mike DuBose, United Methodist Communications

Image shows hands in prayer.

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On any given day, United Methodists respond to tragedy by offering prayers and support. Sometimes it can seem the world is full of evil and it can be a challenge to keep the faith.

Below you will find resources for helping people cope with violent events; news coverage of how the church is working to respond with peace in a world of violence; and stories about how individuals as well as ministries can make a positive difference even in the most difficult of times.