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Sixth Plenary and Worship at the United Church of Christ's General Synod 32, in Milwaukee, WI

TWIN LAKES — More than 250 motorcycles left Uke’s Harley Davidson in Somers Saturday morning and arrived with a rumble for the annual Blessing of the Bikes at the Calvary

How much do you pay for electricity each month? Whatever the answer, you probably wouldn't mind having a lower electric bill. The good news is, there are many simple ways to reduce your energy costs. We've compiled a list of some of our favorites. While a few involve installing a new device to measure your electrical output, many require no special tools whatsoever
What you pay for your electric bill depends on several factors. There are standing charges for being connected to the…

If your air conditioner is done, is it smart to replace your furnace at the same time (or vice versa)? If you think that you can get a few more years out of the heating or the cooling part of your HVAC system, even if you have to replace one, doesn’t that help to spreadCONTINUE READING »

The people of The United Methodist Church are putting our faith in action by making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

People have a tendency to wax nostalgic about how they were raised. I have to admit, in some ways my childhood was idyllic. Growing up in a small town, my siblings and I had the freedom to roam, the simple pleasure of playing outside until the sun se

In early 2016, Carrie Underwood announced that she would have a year-long partnership with Carnival Cruise Line. The collaboration included a recent, invitation-only concert for military families aboard one of the company's cruise ships, the Carnival

In Montana's Flathead Valley, where some of the state's most liberal and conservative communities sit side by side, the national debate over refugees plays out on a small-town stage.

The number of forcibly displaced people today is almost 66 million. Some 22 million of them are refugees, of which 54 percent come from Afghanistan, Somalia, and Syria. Eighty percent of forcibly displaced people are in Africa.

-- By Jackie Campbell--
The historic Mount Harmony United Methodist Church was severely damaged on Tuesday, April 4 when a fully loaded tractor-trailer hauling small-diameter steel rods crashed into the building. No one was hurt except the driver, who reportedly injured his hand
The church building, however, is a total loss, said the Rev. Kenneth Haines, pastor. "The entire load of several hundred one-inch steel rods…

How Steve Hockett, a former Great Clips franchisee, climbed to the top of the corporate ladder.

View a detailed denominational profile for United Methodist Church including membership data, geographical distribution, mergers and splits, change over time and related surveys. Provided for free from the Association of Religion Data Archives (TheArda.com).

The people of The United Methodist Church are putting our faith in action by making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Reared in the Church of England, Francis Asbury converted to Methodism after a religious experience in 1763. He became an itinerant preacher in England, and eventually answered John Wesleyâs call to spread Methodism to the American colonies
Asburyâs time in America became turbulent during the American Revolution. Because John Wesley was against the war, many colonists suspected American Methodists of sympathizing with England. Although many Methodist…

Followers of Jesus have wrestled with the question, who is my neighbor?, since the time Jesus walked the Earth. Members of Meridian Street United Methodist Church are actively engaging in new ways to connect with their neighbors, locally and around the world. Meridian Street member, Sylvia Hill explains, "About a year ago our House Group talked about helping to support a family from Syria. There was…

Christian leaders from around Asia joined in celebrating the opening of a regional United Methodist Global Ministries office March 23, and welcoming the spir...

In the aftermath of the attack at the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, here is what we know

John Wesley and Francis Asbury comic books share the adventures of spreading Methodism in America.

United Methodists among thousands in D.C. marching against resumption of construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, based in North Dakota, and other pipeline opponents have argued in federal court that the pipeline crosses sacred land, was approved by the government without adequate consultation, and would contaminate its water supply. Erik Alsgaard reports for United Methodist News Service.

Humberto Barralaga, detained for more than a month by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, has been released on $8,000 bond. The Rev. Gustavo Vasquez, Director of Hispanic/Latino Communications at United Methodist Communications, reports for United Methodist News Service.