UM News: Your official source of comprehensive information and news about The United Methodist Church.

Top Stories

General Church
The United Methodist Church and the Boy Scouts of America will continue their longstanding relationship but with significant changes following two years of challenges that included the pandemic and the BSA’s bankruptcy. File photo by Mike DuBose.

New era for church and Boy Scouts of America

After a difficult stretch, The United Methodist Church and Boy Scouts of America are committed to continuing their close relationship but with significant changes.
Theology and Education
Africa University graduates show off their diplomas during ceremonies June 11 at the United Methodist university. The 28th graduation class included 712 students from 18 countries across Africa. Photo courtesy of Africa University.

Africa University celebrates its 28th commencement

Graduating class includes 712 students from 18 countries across Africa.
Faith Stories
Peter Braima gives his son, Moses, a haircut with a safety razor at their home in Manjama village, near Bo, Sierra Leone, in 2014, while their new, insecticide-treated mosquito net airs out behind them. The nets were provided by The United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria campaign. Photo by Mike DuBose, UM News.

Photo essay: Reflections of a father’s love

UM News photographer Mike DuBose shares images from around the world to remind us that fathers from all walks of life have dreams for their children and deserve to be celebrated.

Latest News

View More

Sign up for our newsletter!

UMNEWS-SUBSCRIPTION

More Headlines

Commentaries

VIEW MORE

 

News From UMC Partners

Social Concerns
Larry Magee, paints at Hyde Park United Methodist Church in Tampa, Fla. McGee started painting as a child in Mississippi but as a homeless person had no place to hang his work or store supplies. Photo courtesy of the Florida Conference.
Larry Magee, paints at Hyde Park United Methodist Church in Tampa, Fla. McGee started painting as a child in Mississippi but as a homeless person had no place to hang his work or store supplies. Photo courtesy of the Florida Conference.

Homeless man finds peace through art ministry

Larry Magee’s paintings have been displayed at the Tampa Museum of Art and the Ferman Center for the Arts at the University of Tampa. Thanks to an art therapy class at Hyde Park United Methodist Church in Tampa, Fla., McGee says he has found his "happy place." Joe Henderson with the Florida Conference reports.
World Press Freedom Day - Learn More
These efforts require financial support. If you believe in our mission, consider a tax-deductible donation to support the essential work of UM News and other ministries of United Methodist Communications.