Mental Health

Mission and Ministry
Bishop Eben K. Nhiwatiwa (center, with foot on ball) celebrates with youth teams after playing an exhibition soccer game together at Avonlea Primary School in Harare, Zimbabwe. The Zimbabwe Episcopal Area has put a focus on sports and fitness as a way to get members healthy and bring new souls to Christ. Photo by Kudzai Chingwe, UM News.

Zimbabwe United Methodists focus on sports and recreation

Connecting a healthy mind and a healthy body is the key to a happier life, says Bishop Eben K. Nhiwatiwa.
A cross pin reflects Cmdr. Laura Bender’s service to the military. Photo by Jay Malin, UMNS

Topic: Ministry With Those Who Serve

Find stories, resources and videos about how The United Methodist Church supports military families.
Social Concerns
The church recognizes that marijuana may have medical benefits for some conditions. Photo by Jennifer Martin, Wikimedia Commons.

Ask The UMC: Is using marijuana for medical reasons acceptable?

The United Methodist Church has long supported abstinence from illegal drugs, but is the church’s stance on medical marijuana different?
"Inside Out" explores the emotional life of an 11-year-old girl named Riley as she navigates the life-changing event of moving to a new city. Photo © Pixar Animation Studios

Peace of Mind: Mental Health in the Movies

Sermon series from Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church in Washington, D.C. uses modern movies to explore theological themes around mental and emotional health issues.

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