Prayer

General Agencies
Mpho Raadt (left), digital marketing and sales officer at Africa Upper Room Ministries, talks through an outline for creating a meditation during a writers’ workshop held June 21-22 at Four Points Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. United Methodists were among interfaith leaders who received instruction in writing daily devotions during the two-day training and listening pilgrimage. Photo by Gad Maiga, UM News.

African churchgoers train to write devotionals

Training by Africa Upper Room Ministries is part workshop, part listening pilgrimage to expand resources and encourage disciple making across the continent.
Mission and Ministry
The Rev. Kwangtae Kim of First Korean United Methodist Church in Wheeling, Ill., preaches at the opening worship service of the Charisma Revival, held at First United Methodist Church in Flushing, New York. Photo by the Rev. Thomas E. Kim, UM News.

Korean pastors call for repentance, unity

Attendees to the Charisma Revival conference pledged to aim for a ministry centered on cooperation and connectionalism, even amid such a divisive time for The United Methodist Church.
Faith Sharing
Bishop Swenson introduces leaders of other denominations present for the 2016 General Conference during the Ecumenical Day service. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Ask The UMC: What is the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity?

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is an annual observance held January 18-25 in which all Christians everywhere are encouraged to pray for unity in love and mission.
Evangelism
The Rev. Jacqui King (second from right) clasps hands and prays with people at the Discipleship Ministries booth during the 2019 meeting of Black Methodists for Church Renewal in Atlanta. Photo courtesy of King.

Connecting with people through prayer

The Rev. Jacqui King, a longtime United Methodist leader, found a new ministry praying with strangers. Her experience can help people reconnect with God and each other as pandemic restrictions lift.

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