Video Usage/Download Instructions

Thank you for your interest in our videos. United Methodist Communications produces dozens of videos a year for use in local churches and elsewhere.

Terms of Use

We are happy to offer these videos free of charge for both private and commercial use, but request that you do not modify the video or transcript in any way. Additionally, please always credit United Methodist Communications and always provide a link to the video landing page at

Download Instructions

To download a video, right click (Windows) or CTRL+click (Mac), select Save Link As... or Save Target As..., then select your download location.

If you have any questions, please contact Fran Walsh at or 615.742.5458.

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(Left to right) Central United Methodist Church in Luanda, Angola, photo by Mike DuBose; food distribution site for the United Methodist Committee on Relief, Dagami, Philippines, photo by Mike DuBose; the Rev. Shalom Agtarap, photo by Paul Jeffrey; stained glass cross and flame, photo by Kathleen Barry.

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Expanding partnerships with Native Americans; Hurricane Michael cleanup continues; Church custodian featured on Hallmark Channel

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