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"I knew at that point I had to do this myself.” - October 05, 2022


Florida Conference asks the question: How can we help you? - October 04, 2022


Putting the needs of others first is highest calling for Disaster Response - September 22, 2022


Kedging our way toward a hopeful future - September 16, 2022


Threat to withhold apportionments violates John Wesley's "Do No Harm" rule - September 15, 2022


Florida Conference helped many small churches bridge the technology gap - September 07, 2022


A Letter from Bishop Carter on the recent Judicial Council ruling - August 30, 2022


"There was a desire ... for people to increase their understanding of the Bible" - August 26, 2022


Zoe Empowers - Kenya Mission Trip - August 25, 2022


As the UMC looks for a way forward, it's all about a mission beyond the walls - August 23, 2022


Adventurers Leadership Academy teaches Fresh Expressions in an immersive way - August 15, 2022


In disaster response, a solar generator can bring light to the darkness - August 15, 2022


UMC portion of Boy Scouts' bankruptcy ruling approved - August 01, 2022


Frequently Asked Questions regarding the Disaffiliation lawsuits - July 20, 2022


106 Florida churches sue to exit denomination - July 19, 2022


At First UMC Orlando, doves send a message of love and hope - July 19, 2022


Florida Conference Response to Disaffiliation Lawsuits - July 15, 2022


Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune "epitomizes the values we hold dear" - July 13, 2022


The Weaponization of “Orthodoxy” - July 08, 2022


The ripples from Mary McLeod Bethune's extraordinary life continue today - July 07, 2022


FLUMC Receives Tremendous Support from the Lowe’s Reconstruction Grant Program - July 01, 2022


IOP Goes to Washington - June 29, 2022


UMsConnected looks to expand community beyond church walls - June 22, 2022


Annual Conference approves resolution on gun violence - June 15, 2022


The Beloved Community's message: God's love extends to everyone - June 13, 2022


Conference approves disaffiliation of 14 churches - June 12, 2022


Conference offers apology and support for rejected ministry candidates - June 12, 2022


The future of the United Methodist Church: Inclusive, Respectful, Hopeful - June 11, 2022


FLUMC New Partnership with Amplify Media - June 10, 2022


A Prayer for Peace in the Wake of the Recent U.S. Shootings - May 24, 2022


Faith and vision led to "transformational" Bethune-Cookman University - May 18, 2022


Finding peace, purpose, and a "happy place" through painting - May 11, 2022


A Letter to the People of the UMC in Florida - May 04, 2022


United Methodists urged to relaunch their church - May 04, 2022


Things are going to get messy: New rituals can help - May 02, 2022


Disaster Recovery & SHIP Program to partner on $1.8 million grant - April 26, 2022


Bishop Carter announces full time appointment changes - April 24, 2022


"He was lynched because he didn't matter" - April 12, 2022


"Justice is what love looks like in public" - April 05, 2022


A high honor for the extraordinary life of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune - April 04, 2022


COVID relief grants help make churches stronger - March 28, 2022


Introducing Fresh Expressions United Methodist (FXUM) - March 28, 2022


UCF Wesley feeds students on campus as food prices increase - March 27, 2022


Blessed be their Ukrainian ties - March 24, 2022


Delegates urge hope for denomination's future - March 21, 2022


Meeting at church shut to district leader, wife - March 12, 2022


A Pastoral Letter from Bishop Carter - March 10, 2022


Bishop Carter's Pastoral Response to the General Conference Announcement - March 03, 2022


General Conference postponed until 2024 - March 03, 2022


Stories from the mission fields are a perfect devotional for Lent - March 01, 2022


"I was shocked at what I saw" - February 28, 2022


Celebrating African American Heritage Month - February 28, 2022


A Call to Prayer and Peacemaking - February 24, 2022


Lift Every Voice: A Celebration of Song from the Black Church Experience - February 24, 2022


Mental health initiative takes first steps to help students cope - February 23, 2022


The Boy Scout oath makes a difference when you live the words - February 23, 2022


Virtually retrace our Savior's steps on the Jesus Journey - February 18, 2022


“For the Transformation of the World”: Our Methodist Mission of Love and Justice - February 14, 2022


Foundation president announces retirement - February 14, 2022


Northwind Seminary fits the needs of Licensed Local Pastors - February 08, 2022


FLUMC Disaster Response Team lends helping hand in Fort Myers - February 02, 2022


Lent: The Original Quarantine - February 01, 2022


Reaching seekers and the curious means going outside church walls - February 01, 2022


Rev. Debbie Allen Appointed as New District Superintendent - January 30, 2022


Annual Conference 2022 Resolutions Due Jan. 31 - January 21, 2022


New Year, New Hope for Rural America in the Fight Against COVID - January 19, 2022


Register now for Florida Advocacy Days virtual workshop - January 18, 2022


Remembering Jay Weaver of Big Daddy Weave - January 18, 2022


"We don't want to build a castle. We want to build a kingdom." - January 14, 2022


Two new District Superintendents are ready for the challenge - January 09, 2022


Apportionments and End of Year Payments - January 07, 2022


United Methodists reach settlement in Boy Scouts' Bankruptcy Case - December 21, 2021


Dr. Mary Bethune's legacy: Finding diamonds in the rough - December 15, 2021


Worship Warehouse offers free music for churches - December 15, 2021


United Methodists respond after devastating twisters - December 14, 2021


Florida Conference to aid relief effort from Kentucky tornadoes - December 13, 2021


Bishop Ken Carter Announces Appointment of Michael Beck as Director of Fresh Expressions Florida - December 09, 2021


Kenyan orphans find hope in vocational education - December 03, 2021


Today Justice Has Prevailed - November 24, 2021


After COVID-19 shutdown, Institute of Preaching is back in session - November 23, 2021


Setting criteria for a 2022 General Conference - November 22, 2021


To be United Methodist: What is Advent? - November 22, 2021


Annual Conference 2022 – Get Ready to See One Another! - November 18, 2021


Training available for Florida Advocacy Days - November 16, 2021


"They know I am there for good" - November 09, 2021


Bishops offer framework for inclusive church - November 08, 2021


2021 – 2022 Native American Ministry Grant Available - November 05, 2021


Rediscover the Heart of Methodism in free online course - November 02, 2021


Annual gala to benefit Casa Vida - October 29, 2021


The time to "Turn It Up" is fast approaching - October 27, 2021


Equipping people for service is a goal of the new Leadership Academy - October 26, 2021


Statue of Mary McLeod Bethune will soon make history at the U.S. Capitol - October 14, 2021


UMC leaders share important information for churches sponsoring Scout troops - October 14, 2021


"Is the community different because we're here?" - October 08, 2021


Hispanic Heritage Month reminds all of their profound impact on the UMC - October 06, 2021


31 Ways to Honor Your Pastor for Clergy Appreciation Month - October 01, 2021


As the garden grows at New Life UMC, so does its community involvement - September 28, 2021


Five ways to celebrate Hispanic heritage month - September 24, 2021


Application period for Ware Grants opens Sept. 24 - September 22, 2021


General Commission on UM Men set "Give Day" for Oct. 18 - September 13, 2021


Finding light in the darkness of 9/11 - September 10, 2021


Prayer for the 20th Anniversary of the September 11th Attacks - September 10, 2021


Twenty years later, the memories of Sept. 11 remain vivid - September 08, 2021


Disaster Recovery Updates - September 07, 2021


"What should have been a science class became a politics class" - August 24, 2021


"You absolutely could feel Jesus in the room" - August 18, 2021


Foundation awards $100,000 grant to address college mental health crisis - August 18, 2021


Standing with Haiti amid quake and storm - August 17, 2021


Prayer & Support for Haiti after 7.2 Magnitude Earthquake - August 14, 2021


Big Pine UMC uses Hearts, Hammers & Hands to help its community - August 13, 2021


How to facilitate hybrid worship - August 06, 2021


Baseball icon Jackie Robinson's Methodist faith - August 03, 2021


Discussing Christian nationalism — carefully - August 02, 2021


God’s Faithfulness in a Wilderness Season - August 01, 2021


Updated FL Conference COVID Guidance - July 29, 2021 - July 29, 2021


Seven Ways to Pray for Cuba in This Present Moment - July 23, 2021


A Message From Bishop Carter About COVID-19 - July 20, 2021


Rini Hernandez hears Cuban people chant "We're not afraid anymore" - July 19, 2021


Methodists United in Prayer: A Call to Action for the People of Cuba - July 15, 2021


The Carpenter's Shop brings toys and joy to thousands of children - July 13, 2021


FLUMC summer interns learn the pastoral experience - July 12, 2021


A statement on the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse - July 08, 2021


Freedom is the Right Thing (Seed), at the Right Time - July 04, 2021


United Methodists lead with their hearts in Miami disaster relief effort - June 29, 2021


Surfside Condo Collapse Disaster Relief Effort - June 28, 2021


FLUMC takes a major stand for creation care - June 19, 2021


Annual Conference closes with appointments, prayer, and a challenge - June 12, 2021


Bishop Carter announces fixing of appointments - June 12, 2021


Bishop Carter Announces the Projection of Two New District Superintendents - June 12, 2021


Craig Smelser elected Florida Conference Treasurer - June 11, 2021


Opening day of Annual Conference brings challenges, hope, and news - June 11, 2021


FLUMC to establish Rev. Geraldine Williams-McClellan Scholarship at Gammon Seminary - June 04, 2021


FDLE makes arrests in scheme to steal money from churches - May 27, 2021


"I feel like God is going to build something new" - May 26, 2021


Peace & Unity Laity Letter - May 24, 2021


The Holy Spirit for a Dispirited People: “Kindle in Us the Fire of Your Love" - May 23, 2021


Time is running out to register for pre-Annual Conference workshops - May 17, 2021


A COVID-19 update following CDC announcement - May 14, 2021


Bishop Carter to Serve Western NC & Florida Conferences Starting Sept. 1 - May 14, 2021


Meeting the musical challenge of a virtual Annual Conference - May 13, 2021


Grants go to fight COVID-19 in India - May 10, 2021


Anti-Racism Storytelling Project - May 06, 2021


Bishop Carter, Cabinet give COVID-19 update - May 05, 2021


Centenary Camp closes, but the memories of 60 years will live on - April 29, 2021


Bishop Carter announces full-time appointment changes - April 25, 2021


United Methodists react to Chauvin verdict - April 22, 2021


The rich history of Trinity UMC in Tallahassee given state recognition - April 21, 2021


Creative Ways to Celebrate Earth Week - April 19, 2021


After last year's shutdown, Warren Willis Camp is back in business - April 15, 2021


Pilot program gives clergy a financial fresh start - April 13, 2021


Sign up for pre-Annual Conference workshops - April 07, 2021


Betrayal - April 01, 2021


Going virtual doesn't change the importance of Advocacy Day - March 31, 2021


Women in Ministry: Past, Present and Hope for the Future - March 31, 2021


Bishops cancel General Conference scheduled for May 8 - March 25, 2021


The past year taught churches a lot about how to adapt to Holy Week - March 25, 2021


Rev. Dr. Candace Lewis answers the need: Here I am, Lord. Send me. - March 23, 2021


A Prayer for Atlanta and our Asian-American Neighbors - March 17, 2021


Clergy care a priority in pandemic year - March 17, 2021


Faithful giving allows vital Conference work to continue - March 11, 2021


Florida Delegation Statement Regarding GC 2021 - March 02, 2021


Planned new denomination gets name - March 01, 2021


Postponement of General Conference and Call for a Special Session in May - February 25, 2021


Bishop Carter Announces Changes to District Leadership - February 23, 2021


Staying focused and thinking of others in the face of a terrifying diagnosis - February 22, 2021


When did Ash Wednesday begin and why do we celebrate it? - February 16, 2021


Everyone was a winner in Super Bowl Food Challenge - February 11, 2021


Conference Announces New Controller Christine Shutters - February 05, 2021


Black United Methodists want changes - February 03, 2021


Pam Garrison honored with FEPA Distinguished Service Award - February 01, 2021


Commentary: QAnon and the failure of prophecy - January 29, 2021


Workshop can help churches enhance online worship experience - January 28, 2021


A Call to Action for The United Methodist Church in Times of Challenge - January 15, 2021


Local churches won’t bear cost of steep insurance increases - January 12, 2021


A Statement from the Florida Conference Cabinet on the Attack at the Capitol on January 6 - January 11, 2021


Grants, scholarships available for Native Americans through FLUMC - January 04, 2021


Florida Conference answers Epiphany's call to bring light into the world - December 29, 2020


For Pam Garrison, Disaster Response is more than a job, it's a ministry - December 29, 2020


Faith, hope, love and the vaccine - December 22, 2020


Commentary: The Christmas Star can bring light into our darkness - December 15, 2020


Pandemic on Christmas Eve forces churches to innovate - December 10, 2020


Tips for a Sustainable and Safe Christmas - December 08, 2020


"As laity of the church, our work matters more now than ever" - December 07, 2020


AC 2021 resolutions due Jan. 31 - December 04, 2020


Commentary: Hope is the flame that must carry us forward - December 03, 2020


2020 Advent Wreath and Readings - November 25, 2020


Detective Hughes, now Pastor Hughes, and a story of redemption - November 24, 2020


Want to kick the COVID-19 blues? Lake Junaluska singers hit the right note - November 24, 2020


A 2020 Thanksgiving Message from Bishop Ken Carter - November 23, 2020


A virtual mission trip? Sign up, buckle up, and experience Zoe Empowers - November 19, 2020


Bishop Carter Announces Mid-Year Moves - November 16, 2020


Council urges no new US bishops for 4 years - November 16, 2020


Statement from Bishop Ken Carter on the Completion of the 2020 U.S. Election - November 07, 2020


Apportionments and End of Year Payments - November 03, 2020


A Prayer for the Election - November 02, 2020


Developing a Culture of Voting: Now that We Can, Can We? - November 02, 2020


Manatee churches come together for racial and social justice - October 29, 2020


Should General Conference go virtual? - October 26, 2020


At 94, he’s ‘Mr. Music of United Methodism’ - October 20, 2020


"I try to say yes when it comes to meeting needs in the community" - October 15, 2020


A Call for Justice and Action in "Celebration" of Hispanic Heritage Month - October 15, 2020


Loving God, Loving Our Neighbor and Rendering to Caesar - October 12, 2020


Community of Hope offers safe place for seekers and skeptics - October 08, 2020


Stories from the front lines of the coronavirus - October 07, 2020


Pastor Appreciation Sunday: Pandemic-proof ways to say "Thank you" - October 06, 2020


"This is when the church learns how to be the church" - October 02, 2020


Seven ways to embrace the Season of Creation this fall and beyond - September 29, 2020


Churches pick up after Sally - September 22, 2020


Duke Divinity student forgives person who shot him, hopes to become voice for others - September 22, 2020


What is the role of our faith in public life? - September 22, 2020


Annual Conference focuses on opportunities in the midst of challenges - September 19, 2020


Fires, coronavirus complicate Western disaster relief - September 16, 2020


Commissioning and Ordination Services Take On Special Meaning - September 15, 2020


Job search opens for new Florida Conference Treasurer - September 01, 2020


A Statement Regarding the Shooting of Another Black Man by the Police - August 31, 2020


Showing love and support in the face of COVID-19 - August 28, 2020


New director takes helm of Conference young adult mission ministry - August 24, 2020


Creation Care rises in the time of COVID-19 - August 20, 2020


We have come a long way, but we are not there yet - August 17, 2020


In reopening UMC preschools, one size doesn't fit all - August 14, 2020


United Methodists to Host New “Dismantling Racism” Town Hall Discussions - August 13, 2020


Seeing removal of statues as ‘doing no harm’ - August 11, 2020


Worship and Ideas: Encouragement for Back To School - August 07, 2020


For the elderly, protection comes at a cost - July 30, 2020


Pandemic challenges music ministers and choirs - July 27, 2020


We've Come This Far By Faith - July 27, 2020


2020 Annual Conference will be virtual-only event - July 22, 2020


NFL team name change victory for Native people - July 20, 2020


Delegates: Use GC2020 delay for new vision - July 13, 2020


COVID-19 forces churches to grapple about how to continue worship - July 10, 2020


Church parking lots fill for COVID-19 testing - July 07, 2020


How a scriptural imagination can help Christians face fear - July 07, 2020


The Work of Disaster Recovery Photo Essay - July 07, 2020


Q&A: What delay means for General Conference - July 01, 2020


Conference Launches Yearlong Initiative to Feed the Hungry - June 26, 2020


Updated Guidance as COVID-19 Cases Rise in Florida - June 26, 2020


Now is the time to get ready for hurricane season - June 25, 2020


'Service of Lament' challenges church on racism - June 24, 2020


Conference will control historic cemetery after church closing - June 16, 2020


FLUMC churches move ahead with re-opening plans - June 15, 2020


Warren Willis camp to remain closed for the summer - June 12, 2020


Especially now, preparation is vital in hurricane season - June 10, 2020


What We’ve Done (and Left Undone) - June 10, 2020


Cabinet Statement in Response to Racial Injustice - June 08, 2020


A Pastoral Letter to United Methodists of the Southeastern Jurisdiction June 5, 2020 - June 05, 2020


Christ Church joins protestors with prayer vigil - June 04, 2020


Coming together to seek social justice - June 04, 2020


The Color of Coronavirus - June 03, 2020


The Threat of Blackness - June 01, 2020


In-person worship optional after June 15 - May 28, 2020


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