Barbara Dunlap-Berg

President Trump's termination of the Deferred Enforced Departure program for those who fled their country's civil war has resident Liberians, including United Methodists, worried for their future. Read more

Advocating Justice

Bishop John Yambasu expressed hope “for a revived and transformed United Methodist Church … built on the strong foundations of biblical authenticity.” Read more

A Way Forward


Photo by Diane Degnan, United Methodist Communications

At a time when conflict flares in regions around the world, the International Association of Methodist Schools, Colleges and Universities urges education as a tool for peacemaking. Read more

Global Nature

#Giving Tuesday

UMNS graphic by Kathleen Barry

In a counterbalance to the frenzy of holiday shopping, Giving Tuesday and related United Methodist resources offer ways to keep Christ actively in Christmas celebrations. Read more

In the Church


UMNS Photo by Paul Jeffrey

A new guide gives local congregations and annual conferences instructions on how to conduct an act of repentance that has both meaning and mission. Read more

In the Church

Chardon Shootings

Photo by John Eltzroth/Chardon United Methodist Church.

United Methodist congregations around Chardon, Ohio, hold services for prayer and consolation after a high school shooting results in three deaths and multiple injuries. Read more

In the Church