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A Season of Gratitude

Use the seven weeks encompassing the Thanksgiving (U.S.), Advent and Christmas seasons to pour out your gratitude. Read More


Kids’ thoughts on gratitude

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


Living in gratitude

Christians find gratitude powerful, contagious and transformative -- and the heart of their faith. 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

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

Christmas tree ministry brings joy

A ministry that began in 2007 with one woman decorating 12 miniature Christmas trees yielded nearly 700 gifts in 2016. Read More