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Ministry with Those Who Serve: Videos

To each one of us grace has been given. Ephesians 4:7. Illustration by Troy Dossett, United Methodist Communications

God at work before we know it: Prevenient grace

In this Wesleyan understanding, we remind ourselves grace is not something we claim under our own power. It is, instead, a gift from God. Read More

My grace is all you need. Illustration by Troy Dossett, United Methodist Communications

By grace we are forgiven: Justifying grace

Explore the Wesleyan concept of grace and what it means when we say grace is ‘a description of God at work in our lives.’ Read More

Lay pastor Raphaël Aboua helps serve Holy Communion at Ebenezer Beago United Methodist Church. Photo by Isaac Broune, UMNS

Methodist History: Why Isn’t Communion Every Sunday?

You may know that in The United Methodist Church communion is offered to all, but here's why schedules for the sacrament vary among churches. View

Dancer from the Aztec tribe of Mexico at the Oceti Sakowin camp performs during the peaceful protest of the construction of a crude oil pipeline that would run from North Dakota to Illinois. Photo by David Stucke, Dakotas Conference UMC.

United Methodists stand with Standing Rock tribe

A judge’s recent ruling offers a glimmer of hope for supporters who oppose the construction of a crude oil pipeline that would run from North Dakota to Illinois. Read More

Raphaël Aboua (right) helps serve Holy Communion at Ebenezer Beago United Methodist Church in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. Photo by Isaac Broune, United Methodist News Service.

Sacraments, Rites and Rituals

Explore how United Methodists understand baptism, communion, rites and rituals other Christian churches view as sacraments. More

Lots has been happening related to church unity and the struggle over church teaching on homosexuality.

Same-gender debate rekindles schism talk

Talk of splitting the church isn’t new, but recent developments have been intensifying the debate. Read More