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United Methodist Now - February 18, 2019


The global church gathers February 23-26 in St. Louis for a Special Session of the General Conference. We have ideas for how you can be part of this important moment in UMC history and follow the news and live streaming.Thank you for subscribing to UM Now and inviting others to do the same.

Choir sings at African American church.

Celebrate being United Methodist 
Why do you love your church? Are you moved to worship or serve or build? In this video, church members talk about why they choose to be United Methodist.
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Carter Woodson founded Black History Week. New quiz: Black History
Which United Methodist was honored by the U.S. postal service? Who was the UMC's first African American bishop? Why February? In honor of Black History Month, we have new questions for you to try.

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Exterior of National UMC in D.C. Church of Presidents
 As the U.S. celebrates Presidents' Day, visit a United Methodist   landmark that was the church home of past presidents and
 Supreme Court justices. Built with donations from leaders like
 Abe Lincoln, it's the National Church.

 Take a tour  



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New family devotional: Love 

Looking for ways to get your family talking about important topics? Try our new series of spiritual discussion starters. This one looks at how caring for others is a way of showing how much God loves us.
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Get Them Talking series