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African delegates say they enter this General Conference 2016 better prepared than at past legislative gatherings, and determined to gain more clout and resources for their continent’s part of The United Methodist Church. Sam Hodges reports for United Methodist News Service.

As 694 Africa University graduates prepare for their June 13 commencement, some of the more than 5,500 alumni of the United Methodist university are already fulfilling the church’s vision.

United Methodist hymnals feature African-American spirituals that offer an historic record and also a relevant message for today.

Maundy Thursday is an alternate name for Holy Thursday. Learn more here.

'Tis the season we feel pressure to be jolly, but what if we’re not? United Methodist pastors and counselors offer ways to deal with being down.

Let military members and their families know that they are not only appreciated but also needed in the body of Christ. Here are several ways to make sure they are...

Here is how your gifts to The United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria campaign make it to the people who need it.

The United Methodist Church, United Methodist Communications, sends daily text messages to the people of West Africa with health warnings and messages of hope about Ebola outbreak.

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.

United Methodists observe Ordinary Time after the Easter season but in church, and in life, every day is a chance to do something extraordinary.

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.

United Methodist Judicial Council decisions from spring meeting also include full restoration of African bishop’s salary.

The Wesleys, leaders of the early Methodist movement, called this an important holy day. A hymn explains its significance.

In honor of the African Methodist Episcopal Church’s bicentennial celebration, Florcy Morisset of Vivant Art Collection has guest curated a show in PAFA’s Sculpture Study Center. The Extraordinary History of the African Methodist Episcopal Church is on view July 6-18, which coincides with the AME Church’s General Conference being held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

United Methodists talk about their role in the Hispanic/Latino caucus, working to bring more voices to the church.

What If…? is a series of comic books published by Marvel Comics whose stories explore how the universe might have unfolded if key moments in its history hadn’t occurred. What If we followed the narrative of the road not traveled in our congregations. Let’s see
What If we treated everyone who came into our churches like guests ready to be welcomed with intentional hospitality?
Many people today, by their own admission, “church shop” when looking for a new congregation to call home. What…

The United Methodist church closest to the 2016 General Conference site in Portland, Oregon, is defying local religious trends. It may offer lessons for other churches.

This week, the African Methodist Episcopal Church celebrates its bicentennial with a gospel concert, social justice forum and more, April 7-10.

The United Methodist denomination has been strengthened by the presence of African-American members.