Pete Seeger’s contribution to ‘We Shall Overcome’
“We Shall Overcome” is a simple musical composition with complex origins. C. Michael Hawn of Southern Methodist University explains the background of this treasured hymn and the ways in which many — including Pete Seeger — became part of the hymn’s history.
Grammy winner teacher from family of pastors
Kent Knappenerger, son and grandson of United Methodist pastors and a United Methodist himself, won the first Grammy for a music educator, beating out more than 30,000 nominees.
Updated: Church trial postponed for theologian
A retired elder in the New York Annual Conference will face a church trial for officiating at the same-sex wedding of his son.
Cupid in The United Methodist Church
Couples share how United Methodist ministries brought them together and the difference the church has made in their marriage.
2 clergy face 24-hour suspension for gay weddings
The decision, approved by Greater Northwest Area Bishop Grant Hagiya, is an indication of just how varied responses can be across the church.