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Streaming your Christmas Eve service? Let us know!

United Methodists cherish being a part of candlelight services on Christmas Eve. For those who cannot attend in person, Interpreter is compiling a list of churches that will be live streaming one or more services. Read More

Advent

Advent

Advent wreath - blue candles

Make Advent a countercultural experience Make Advent a countercultural experience

"Be countercultural when preparing for Advent," advises the Rev. Carol Cook Moore. She recommends several strategies for laity and clergy to provide a haven for worshippers and community members during Advent. "Be countercultural when preparing for Advent," advises the Rev. Carol Cook Moore. She recommends several strategies for laity and clergy to provide a haven for worshippers and community members during Advent. Read More

Advent

Random acts of kindness spark generosity at Advent

One day last December, Shonda Betts walked into her local grocery store to buy sour cream and cheese. What she got – and gave, though, was so much more. Read More

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Get Your Spirit in Shape podcast

United Methodist podcast offers tools, tips and thoughts to help us live our faith more fully. Listen to individual episodes or subscribe. More

Advent

Advent

Advent wreath - blue candles

Make Advent a countercultural experience Make Advent a countercultural experience

"Be countercultural when preparing for Advent," advises the Rev. Carol Cook Moore. She recommends several strategies for laity and clergy to provide a haven for worshippers and community members during Advent. "Be countercultural when preparing for Advent," advises the Rev. Carol Cook Moore. She recommends several strategies for laity and clergy to provide a haven for worshippers and community members during Advent. Read More

Generosity

Why I Give

United Methodists from around the world share why they give money and, specifically, why they give through their church. Read More

Technology

Robby Balbaugh

Technology: @LocateWesley connects students, ministries

Each year, as college students were beginning their migrations to campuses, Robby Balbaugh, youth minister at First United Methodist Church in Weatherford, Texas, would make plans to stay connected. Developing @LocateWesley gave him the solution to meet his goals. Read More

United Methodism

The Wesley Pilgrimage: The method of early Methodism

Disciple-making and disciple-shaping groups not only the method but also the genius of the early Wesleyan and Methodist movements. They remain so for United Methodists today. Read More

United Methodism

The Rev. Sherry Cothran

I am United Methodist: The Rev. Sherry Cothran Woolsey

"I'm moving into my own path. What does ministry look like for me and what does it need to look like in this day and age? Where is the church moving?" Read More

Seasonal

Children and candy churches

Delicious churches

Sarah looked around the room and was excited to see so many sweet churches made with all kinds of candy. It was the evening of the first Sunday of Advent at Memorial Drive United Methodist Church in Houston. Read More