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United Methodist Now: Newsletter for Members


United Methodist Now is a biweekly e-newsletter for church members to highlight examples of Christian living, share inspirational messages, and focus on what it means to be part of our connection. 

Donna Miller of Historic St. George's United Methodist Church in Philadelphia points out images of Ann and Anna Jarvis at the church. Video image by United Methodist Communications.

Methodist History: The Founding Mothers of Mother’s Day

Two women created the holiday that falls on the second Sunday in May in the U.S. but do you know how, and why, they did it? View

The Rev. HiRho Y. Park. Photo by Mike DuBose, United Methodist Communications.

Women in Leadership

We honor the women, who as preachers, leaders, teachers, missionaries, and organizers, have shaped the history of the Methodist Church. Read More

God (left) comforts grief-stricken Mack as he tries to recover from a family tragedy in this scene from

What to watch for in “The Shack”: United Methodist pastors’ advice

United Methodist clergy say the best seller's movie version "may help those who are suffering find a language to share their grief and begin healing." Read More

United Methodists sing of God’s grace during Lent. Image by Kathryn Price, United Methodist Communications.

“The invitation is to all:” A Wesley hymn devotion for Lent

Charles Wesley’s “Come, Sinners, to the Gospel Feast” invites everyone to new life in Christ, to communion, and to welcome others. Read More