United Methodist Insurance Provides Helpful Resource for Local Churches

Nashville, TN –  United Methodist Insurance (UMI), the insurance company for the denomination’s local churches, has provided an easy to use, free resource for...

New national advertising messages and local church outreach tools offer opportunities for connection

Nashville, Tennessee: The United Methodist Church launched a four-part advertising series across the U.S. this week, offering an invitation for seekers to connect with local...

Take the “Change the World” challenge!

2013 marks the fourth year that The United Methodist Church has participated in "Change the World," an event led by United Methodist Communications and...

EXTRA! EXTRA! – Read all about it! New Federal Laws to Impact Overtime Pay

By Rik Jamieson | Assistant PNW Conference Treasurer The Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced its changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) “white collar” overtime...

Journeys: You Are Not Alone

Journeys: You Are Not Alone By Joan Holms Have you ever... taken on a task that seemed so monumental that you had no idea how you...

The Practice of Lovingkindness Meditation

In the first installment of the Clergy Wellness Corner of the new year, pastoral counselor and #UMC deacon Denise McGuiness shares a meditative practice called Lovingkindness. She writes that "this practice has been a life changer for me, especially in the current state of the world that is full of divisiveness and hate."

Regional Media Center: CCLI License Update

By Ian McKnight | Manager, Regional Media Center Did you know that all churches in our conference now have a Basic Christian Copyright Licensing International...

Spiritual Formation:  Our Search for Meaning

“How can we make disciples if we don’t know what one looks like?” Retired Pastor “We can’t hope to transform the world until we ourselves are...

UMC Organizations to Be Listed on Guidestar

Nashville, TN – The Legal Services Department of the General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) is announcing that in response to the many...

Jamaa Letu Orphanages: A Gift of Hope!

Need a Christmas Gift Idea? Make a gift “in honor” to the Jamaa Letu Orphanages! Here’s how you can give to a great cause this Christmas: ...