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A Prayer for the Advent Season

A Prayer for the Advent Season

Oh Immanuel, God with us, truly in this Advent season we celebrate that you are not hidden in some faraway cloud, but you chose to be with us in...

Prayer Beads for United Methodists

Prayer Beads for United Methodists

(Kristen Vincent) Take a short verse from Scripture or a hymn. (narrator) Kristin Vincent teaches people to pray with beads. (Kristen) They might start with the cross and just...

Church Salutes Veterans (UMTV)

Church Salutes Veterans (UMTV)

(Diane Styer) Three years. (Diane Styer) It’s become almost my mission in life, to remember Brandon. I’m Diane Styer, I’m a member here at First United Methodist Church. My...

Methodist History: Church of Presidents

Methodist History: Church of Presidents

(Ann Michel) People from all around the country helped to give birth to this. Abraham Lincoln was among the contributors who gave money to create the original church building.”...

Home Church Feeds Souls, Stomachs

Home Church Feeds Souls, Stomachs

(girls talking) (Jennie Dickerson) I always come away from this energized and rejuvenated and I always feel like I have learned something and deepened my relationship with God. It’s...

United Methodist Beliefs: Open Table

United Methodist Beliefs: Open Table

♪ (music) ♪ (Gary Henderson) When we use the term ‘open table,’ we’re really referring to the Communion table where all are welcome; welcome without regard to difference. It...

Georgia Harkness: Trailblazer in Methodist Theology

Georgia Harkness: Trailblazer in Methodist Theology

(narrator) Born in 1891 and ordained decades before women were given full clergy rights in her church, this Methodist pioneer persisted. Told she could not attend the all-male Boston...

United Methodist Beliefs: Prevenient Grace

United Methodist Beliefs: Prevenient Grace

♪ (music) ♪ (Gary Henderson) Prevenient Grace is a really large term but to keep it simple, it is ‘grace before we knew we needed it.’ Grace reaches out...

United Methodist Beliefs: Is the Bible literal?

United Methodist Beliefs: Is the Bible literal?

♪ (music) ♪ (Adam Hamilton) So, people ask me, ‘Do you have to read the Bible literally?’ And the answer to that sort of hinges on what part of...

United Methodist Beliefs: Baptism

United Methodist Beliefs: Baptism

♪ (music) ♪ (Felicia Hopkins) Baptism is a holy sacrament in The United Methodist Church. For us, it is a time of holiness. We understand that salvation is different...