Beliefs

General Church
Arkansas Conference Bishop Gary Mueller. Photo courtesy of the Arkansas Conference.

Our future: The heart of United Methodism

Bishop Gary Mueller offers six principles for the denomination to remain united and show the world the difference that Jesus makes.
Theology and Education
Detail from the Second Coming of Christ window at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Charleston, S.C. Window created by Franz Mayer & Co. of Munich, Germany, represented by the studios of George L. Payne of Patterson, New Jersey, 1966. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Ask The UMC: Is Advent about preparing for baby Jesus?

The focus of Advent is preparing for the return of Christ at the culmination of all things.
Human Rights
United Methodists opposed to the death penalty rally on Legislative Plaza in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo by Mike DuBose, UM News.

Ask the UMC: Valuing Life, Part 6: Threats to life — Suicide, euthanasia, and capital punishment

Because United Methodists value life, we reject suicide, medically-assisted dying (euthanasia), and capital punishment. United Methodists seek, advocate for, and offer life-giving ways in response to and instead of these threats to life.
Theology and Education
The crocus is viewed by some as a symbol of hope and new life after winter. Image courtesy of Pixabay.

Ask The UMC: Death and Resurrection Series

A series of articles explaining United Methodist beliefs about death and resurrection.

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