UM News

The following is a compilation of freely-accessible sources for denomination-wide news about The United Methodist Church.

Official denominational news provided by the United Methodist New Service (UMNS):

UMNS news in Spanish:

UMNS news in Portuguese:

UMNS news in French:

UMNS news in Korean:

English-language UMNS stories are compiled into the Daily Digest ( and Weekly Digest (

Official news site for the UMC in Switzerland:

Official news site for the UMC in Germany:

Official news site for the UMC in France:

West African Writers, unofficial news site for the UMC in West Africa:

Official blogs and commentaries:

Interpreter magazine, an official publication of the denomination with short articles on a variety of topics related to ministry:

United Methodist Reporter, a long-standing independent source of news and commentary about The United Methodist Church:

The Methoblog, run by United Methodist Reporter, the largest collection of United Methodist-related blogs submitted by their authors with posts automatically compiled:

United Methodist Insight, an independent collection of United Methodist-related original news stories and selected blog posts, curated by United Methodist and reporter Cynthia Astle:

Circuit Rider, a quarterly magazine for United Methodist clergy:

Ministry Matters, an online magazine from the United Methodist Publishing House with ministry-related articles for United Methodists and others: