Posts Tagged: United Methodist Church (Religion)

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...

David Attenborough Scientist and John Wesley Theologian

David Attenborough Scientist and John Wesley Theologian

Sir David Attenborough is one of the best known faces on television. He recently turned 89. The celebrations of his gift as a presenter of nature have been international....

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 Can Happen Anywhere: Outreach

Church Can Happen Anywhere: Outreach

We think church is more than a place to go on Sunday. We think church can happen anywhere. That’s putting beliefs into action. That’s what it means to rethink...

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.”...

43 | Confirmation (part 1) — Chuck Knows Church

43 | Confirmation (part 1) — Chuck Knows Church

[phone ringing] [Female voice] Thank you for holding– [Chuck] Ooo, finally! A real human, I’ve been on hold forever trying.. [Female voice] Thank you for calling, please hold [Chuck]...

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...