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New studies ready for early Lent

Consider these new individual and small group studies as you plan for Lent 2018. It begins on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14 in 2018. Read More

Topics, approaches vary in new Advent studies

Planning for Advent is rapidly approaching in United Methodist churches. Here are nine new studies to consider. Read More

Reading time. Grandparents who parent their grandchildren can face many challenges, but can also receive many rewards.. Photo by Christopher Fenoglio, United Methodist Communications.

Grandparents are parenting again

Churches can provide support to the growing number of grandparents who are the primary care givers for their grandchildren. Read More

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Community nurtures relationships with God, other people

Whether it happens during a worship service, a small group meeting or a work project, spiritual growth can occur as we share time and space with others. Read More

Leah Francis Gunning

Stop Asking ‘What can I do?’ Start Making a Difference

"What can I do" may be the wrong question to ask when pondering individual and congregational acts to improve race relations. Read More

Widen the Circle: A Call to Beloved Community

Blatant acts of racism and xenophobia and increasing racial tensions call the people of The United Methodist Church to engage in honest dialogue and respectful conversation, seek justice for all... Read More

Alexis John Caguingin holds his trophy after winning the senior division of the National Bible Quiz held in Manila, Philippines. The quiz is co-sponsored by The United Methodist Church Board of Christian Education and Discipleship and the Philippine Bible Society.

National Bible Quiz winner plans to keep studying

National United Methodist quiz winners in Philippines will keep studying Bible -- and help revitalize churches. Read More

The Rev. Claire McKeever-Burgett

Radical trust and holy love: embodied encounters with Scripture

Embodied encounters with Scripture stories allow us to experience them anew in our minds, bodies and spirits. Read More

A Divine Love Story

February 28, 2015

The Bible is not just another ancient book of human wisdom – it is God's Word, given to tell humans how they can know God. Read More

Online Bible study gives access

It's a lament almost every Bible study leader hears: "I'd like to come, but ...." When the Rev. Cherie Baker served Leslie (Ark.) United Methodist Church, several people "mentioned how much... Read More

Means of Grace: Christian conferencing

As people of God, United Methodists are called to participate in Christian conference — one of John Wesley's means of grace. Read More

Tips for developing church-school partnerships

Adapted from "The ABCs of back-to-school outreach" by Barbara Dunlap-Berg Read More