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A demonstrator in Ferguson, Missouri holds a poster about forgiveness after the shooting of Michael Brown led to days of racial unrest in 2014. Image by Loavesofbread, shared via Wikimedia Commons.

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

Photo illustration of hands, by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.


What can a divorced person expect at The United Methodist Church? Pastor Felicia Hopkins shares her own story. View

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

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Organ Donation

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

The United Methodist Book of Discipline serves as a guide for members and churches. Photo by Mike DuBose, United Methodist Communications.

Social Principles

As part of a series, the Rev. Felicia Hopkins explains United Methodist Social Principles. “These are the things that matter to us and they’re written down.” View