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Celebrating with gratitude—at home

Mark your Thanksgiving celebration with an "attitude of gratitude" that goes beyond a prayer before a bountiful meal. Read More

Helping Dallas heal following 2016 shootings

Dallas pastor hopes Year of Unity response to killing of six police officers will become City of Unity movement. Read More

Oh, the places you ought to go

Travel near to home or to foreign settings allows experiencing diversity -- especially when doing so intentionally. Read More

The Rev. Yohang Chun (fifth adult from left) hosts college students in his home on Friday nights. Photo by Shannon Hodson, Upper New York Advocate

Pastor feeds stomachs and spirits of Korean students

A United Methodist pastor in upper New York gives students from Korea a taste of home with weekly meals and Bible study. Read More

Syrian refugee receives visit ‘from Jesus himself’

A refugee entrepreneur from Syria thanks the United Methodists supporting him and his family as they build a new life. Read More

Couple bringing balance to young Native people’s lives

A couple in Oklahoma brings young Native American United Methodists together to build understanding and relationships. Read More

Church invites others to see that ‘God is in the graffiti’

Youth in California use graffiti and tagging to interpret discussions of current events. Read More

‘Friendship Bench of Faith’

Since 1999, this interfaith association has brought Christians and Muslims together for understanding and support. Read More

‘Dreamer’ pastor concerned about his future

"Dreamer" pastor hopes to continue life and ministry in the United States. Read More

How can I keep from singing?

"Sing" and candlelight vigil brings diverse groups together to seek peace and unity. Read More

The Rev. Charles Harrison (third from left) takes part in weekly faith walks to help reduce youth violence in three Indianapolis neighborhoods. Photo courtesy of the Ten Point Coalition

Faith walks, talks reducing youth violence

Faith-based coalition honored for reducing youth violence in Indianapolis. Read More

Downward mobility reflects radical faith

Intentionality guides two women's efforts to bring diversity and community into their families' lives. Read More

‘Diversity’ carries different meanings

"Diversity" carries varied meanings for United Methodists throughout the world. Read More

Diversity and Social Media: Q & A

Social media can be a tool to experience diversity and help create more diverse churches. Read More

Mountain View UMC, Boulder, CO

Small and large steps make church carbon neutral

Solar panels, new lighting and appliances and more insulation contribute to this church's efforts to care for creation. Read More

MLK Memorial

A Letter to Martin Luther King Jr.—2017

In his annual birthday letter to the Rev. Martin Luther King J., Bishop Woodie White urges striving for a more beloved community in the face of exclusiveness and division. Read More

Hans Martin Renno

Wählen und christlichen Nachfolge: Gebraucht - klüge, wache, inspirierte Köpfe

Am Anfang der Bibel beauftragt Gott die Menschen: Nehmt die Erde in Besitz (Gen 1,28). Der Mensch erhält von Gott die Aufgabe, den Garten bzw. die Erde zu pflegen und... Read More

Hans Martin Renno

Voting as Christian discipleship: Sharp, alert, inspired minds needed

Disciples of Jesus are challenged to take a proactive role in many different aspects of social commitment. Read More

Voting as Christian Discipleship: Participation in political process is opportunity, responsibility

Should Christians participate in the political process that governs our country (from local school board to U.S. president), and if so, how? Read More

The Rev. Dr. Carolyn J. Davis

Voting as Christian Discipleship: Let compassion, care shape participation

How would presidential debates change if candidates started with concern for the other wonders Carolyn J. Davis, deputy director of Center for Public Theology at United Methodist-related Wesley Theological Seminary. Read More