UMC Survey Crowd, captioned: What does it mean to be United Methodist?

Research shows UM church values differ

In the U.S., perceptions of United Methodist values differ by a person’s role and experience. What has a high degree of importance to a pastor may be of much less… Read more

Mrs. Vicki Lynn Lefever-Hill, June 2015

Mrs. Vicki Lynn Lefever-Hill, of Millersville, the wife of the Rev. Cross & FlameRichard M. Hill (Honorable Location), died Wednesday, June 3, 2015. Her memorial service was held at the… Read more

NO MORE (logo): Together we can end domestic violence & sexual assault

Learning ‘A Faithful Response to Domestic Violence’

Fifty people from nine churches will convene Saturday, June 6, to explore a daunting societal scourge as together they plan “A Faithful Response to Domestic Violence.” The first-time, conference-wide training… Read more

Holy Spirit Dove

Come, Holy Ghost: A Wesleyan perspective on the Spirit

The season of Pentecost finds many Christians pondering the Holy Spirit and its meaning in their lives. “While most United Methodists can articulate what they believe about Jesus and are… Read more

Central Conference Offering

Plan calls for global funding of general church

For the first time, churches in Africa, Europe and the Philippines may help fund the UMC’s global ministries if a new proposal is approved by the 2016 General Conference. The… Read more

2015 Faith Sharing Forum: Divine Anticipation Exercise

Bishops hear hope in economist’s report

These participants in the Eastern PA Conference’s recent Faith-Sharing event, titled “Why Nobody Wants to Go to Church Anymore,” are praying for dramatic changes that will ignite new church growth…. Read more

Young Adults helping out after Texas Flooding

Texas floods wash away people, homes

Raging floods in central and south Texas over Memorial Day weekend forced an elderly couple–both members of Wimberley UMC–onto the roof of their home. Larry Thomas, 74, lost his grip,… Read more