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Intersectionality: Dismantling Racism Panel Discussion

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What scares you?

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Ask The UMC: How can I talk about political issues with others who disagree?

In this video, part of a series about The United Methodist Church and politics, Ask The UMC answers the question, "How can I talk about political issues with others who disagree?" Watch more videos on this topic here.

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A first grade student interacts with her teacher and classmates by computer during the first day of the Sanctuaries of Learning program at Jones Memorial United Methodist Church at Crestmont Park in Houston. The program, started by the Texas Conference of The United Methodist Church, offers a safe space, internet access and other resources in area churches, allowing parents to return to work and their children to continue their education during the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo by Mike DuBose, UM News.

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How we serve

The Rev. Heather Gates (center) leads a prayer for evening shift officers of the Galveston Police department during roll call in Galveston, Texas. Gates, a United Methodist deacon, has served as chaplain for the Galveston Police Department since 2018. Photo by Mike DuBose, UM News.

Pastor to the police

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Wesley's 3 rules for voting

On October 6, 1774, John Wesley wrote that he offered advice to his fellow Methodists on how to conduct themselves in the coming parliamentary elections. Photo courtesy of Tri-Lakes United Methodist Church.

John Wesley's Voting Advice

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Halloween and The UMC

Seawall cross and moon at Belin Memorial United Methodist Church, Murrells Inlet, S.C. Photo by Austin Bond Photography.

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#IGiveUMC

United Methodists share why they give to their local churches. Photo by Mike DuBose, UM News

'Why I give': United Methodists speak out

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College bound?

Fall scenes taken on the campus of United Methodist affiliated Drew University located in Madison, New Jersey, features the S. W. Bowne Hall of Graduate Studies. Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS

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Love one another

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A Prayer for Civility in a Divisive World

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Following God's call

United Methodist Stacey Abrams, a former gubernatorial candidate in Georgia and former state representative, speaks to the congregation at Brown Chapel AME Church in Selma, Alabama, in March 2020. Photo credit: Butch Dill/AP

United Methodist's passion for voting began with preacher parents

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Methodist Vintage Recipes: Stained Glass Marshmallow Cookies

Stained Glass Marshmallow Cookies are a no-bake favorite. The color of these cookies makes any plate of treats festive.

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Other Covid Casualties

Matt Hall (right) prays at Celebrate Recovery on October 14, 2020. Photo courtesy of the Holston Conference of The United Methodist Church.

Recovery ministries struggle with damage caused by pandemic

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General Conference

With coronavirus cases on the rise across the U.S. and public gatherings still limited for the foreseeable future, United Methodists are urging 2021 General Conference organizers to plan for an online conference. Laptop image by Kathryn Price, United Methodist Communications; view of the stage at the 2019 special session of General Conference by Kathleen Barry; graphic by Laurens Glass, UM News.

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How we serve

A group of beneficiaries in the Goromonzi Circuit in Harare, Zimbabwe, celebrates after receiving food hampers provided through a United Methodist Committee on Relief Sheltering in Love grant. More than 7 million people in Zimbabwe are facing food insecurity in 2020, according to the World Food Program. Photo by Kudzai Chingwe, UM News.

Confronting pandemic-related food insecurity

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