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The people of The United Methodist Church are putting our faith in action by making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Reared in the Church of England, Francis Asbury converted to Methodism after a religious experience in 1763. He became an itinerant preacher in England, and eventually answered John Wesleyâs call to spread Methodism to the American colonies
Asburyâs time in America became turbulent during the American Revolution. Because John Wesley was against the war, many colonists suspected American Methodists of sympathizing with England. Although many Methodist…

Christian leaders from around Asia joined in celebrating the opening of a regional United Methodist Global Ministries office March 23, and welcoming the spir...

Gifts, tears and cheers punctuated the 25th anniversary celebration of United Methodist-related Africa University in Zimbabwe. Kathy L. Gilbert reports for United Methodist News Service.

When United Methodists join an ecumenical leadership-training program this week, they will be part of a 122-year-old denominational connection to the World Student Christian Federation.

In the aftermath of the attack at the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, here is what we know

North Georgia Conference Week of Prayer: March 19-25, 2017
The denomination-wide 'Praying Our Way Forward' initiative launched on New Year’s Day 2017 with 75 weeks of focused prayer for The United Methodist Church. Each annual conference will take one week to have intentional prayer for the mission of The United Methodist Church to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world and for…

By Jessica Brodie
ROWESVILLE—A late-night fire destroyed more than a dozen rustic cabins at a historic religious campground March 10, many of them belonging to United Methodists.
Investigators are still working to determine a cause of the ...

United Methodists among thousands in D.C. marching against resumption of construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, based in North Dakota, and other pipeline opponents have argued in federal court that the pipeline crosses sacred land, was approved by the government without adequate consultation, and would contaminate its water supply. Erik Alsgaard reports for United Methodist News Service.

Humberto Barralaga, detained for more than a month by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, has been released on $8,000 bond. The Rev. Gustavo Vasquez, Director of Hispanic/Latino Communications at United Methodist Communications, reports for United Methodist News Service.

One of the things that I enjoy most about the very first confirmation class every year is the encounter with the young person who clearly does not want to be there. He or she normally sits in the back of the room with his or her eyes fixed upon whatever is going on outside of the nearest door or window and reluctantly provides answers that are generally short, or perhaps even inaudible
As off-putting as this student’s actions can be, he or she…

A United Methodist mobile bus clinic donated to Philippines Conference will help provide care in more remote areas. Gladys Mangiduyos reports from Makilala, Philippines, for United Methodist News Service.

#HerTruth video project tells a sobering story about discrimination against women in ministry and offers resources to help the church uphold its standards of equality.

When you follow-up with guests, they are more likely to visit again. Here are a few great ways to increase the odds.