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Children find joy in gardening

As soon as 9-year-old Abby Nesbit got out of the car, she ran to the back of the church to see if any of the watermelon seeds that she planted had sprouted. She saw a few green sprouts emerging from the ground and was excited. She proceeded to go to Sunday school feeling elated. Read More

Church Life

Mother and son share story of addiction

Drug addiction kills 6,850 people every day. Kathleen and her son, Tommy, have been to hell and back dealing with his addiction. Read More


Paws and Play

Children in Kansas tell their hopes and hurts to therapy dogs who visit their school regularly. Read More

We Asked.... You Said...

WAYS: What our congregation does right for young people

Churches across the United Methodist connection share different ways they are in ministry with youth and young adults. Add yours in the "Comments" section at the end. Read More

It Worked For Us

Homeless ministry keeps on giving

Evelyn McCrae is passionate about serving, and she and others are not afraid of working tireless hours to provide love and support to people who lack housing. Read More


The Rev. April Casperson

Young people in the church: Integral and integrated

When a church says it wants and will welcome young people, it needs to be ready to embrace needs and nurture their gifts and leadership. Read More


Patrick Scriven

Young people change the church

Young people leaving the church may actually help it, by forcing congregations to reevaluate their purpose and creating urgency to make necessary changes. Read More

Technology Connecting Young People to the Church

A new website makes it easy for young people to connect with opportunities offered by agencies of The United Methodist Church. Read More


Looking for one’s passion

Leaders help youth and young adults discern similarities and differences between one's passion, vocation and occupation. Read More

Idea Mart

Shelia Mayfield (right) of United Methodist Communications demonstrates an overhead projector for Cindy Campbell in the Innovation Fair display at the 2014 Game Changers Summit in Nashville, Tennessee.

Second Game Changers Summit set for September

The second annual Game Changers Summit sponsored by United Methodist Communications will bring together developers, practitioners and those who support using technology to improve life in developing countries. Read More

I Am United Methodist

The Rev. Daniel Wilson

I Am United Methodist - Daniel Wilson

Answering a call to ordained ministry and pursuing technology as a hobby combined to make Daniel Wilson an on-line pastor. Read More