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Kids’ thoughts on gratitude

Youngsters share their thoughts on what it means to be thankful. Read More

United Methodism

Advent outreach resources available for local churches

Customized invitations in four designs, a "True Meaning of Christmas" tour and a January sermon series lead the new seasonal resources from United Methodist Communications. Read More

United Methodism

Interpreter: A fond farewell

A look at how Interpreter magazine has changed during 48 years of service to the people of The United Methodist Church. Read More


To Be United Methodist: Why do we call it ‘grace?’

Why is the prayer before meals often called "grace?" Read More


Global migration focus of Dec. 3 observance

Prayers and gifts will support some of the 65.6 million displaced people around the world. Read More


When it is not the most wondrous time ...

How does the church minister to those for whom the holiday season is less than joy-filled? Read More

Disaster response

Wind, water and fire devastate; love, money and muscles follow

The United Methodist Church is there for the "long haul" as recovery from a series of natural disasters continues. Read More


WAYS: How did you learn to express gratitude

Parents and other family members and experiences taught these United Methodists to say "thank you." Read More

Congregational care

Christmas teddy bear

12 days before Christmas

Giving "12 Days of Christmas" before the holiday can bring cheer to those for whom the holidays are lonely and or painful because of the loss of a loved one. You can bring surprise, laughter and joy. Read More

Community outreach

Cards for towboat crews

Handmade Christmas cards brighten the holiday for towboat crews working near Paducah, Kentucky, on Christmas day. Read More