United Methodist Now- a new biweekly newsletter

March 22, 2017

The United Methodist Church invites you to check out their new biweekly e-newsletter specially created for all church members. United Methodist Now will highlight examples of Christian living, share inspirational messages and focus on what it means to be part of our connection. You can subscribe for free. Some samples from the first edition: What to watch for in "The Shack:"  United Methodist pastors’ advice The movie version of the 2007 best-selling book "The Shack" is a hot box office ticket these days, but its unorthodox representation of the Trinity could unsettle some believers. We asked United Methodist clergy how they think the pop culture phenomenon integrates with Christian faith. A Wesley hymn devotion for Lent There are many ways to find added meaning in this season of preparation for Easter. Writer Joe Iovino looks at how Charles Wesley’s “Come, Sinners, to the Gospel Feast” reminds us that Lent is not only a time for engaging in reflection but also a time to extend welcome. Women who made history We celebrate Women’s History Month in March. Did you know the U.S. holiday dedicated to moms was started by two Methodist women?