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Many U.S. presidents have Methodist ties

Monday, February 19th, 2018

They escorted Abraham Lincoln’s body to his burial in Illinois. They served lemonade to guests at the White House in an age of temperance. They had roles in inaugurations and extended spiritual advice to presidents on justice issues, ranging from slavery to war.  Click here to read the rest of the story.

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You are invited to a special performance at LUMC: University of Notre Dame’s Woman’s Liturgical Choir

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

    Looking for something to do on March 10th at 5 pm?  Then come out to the Lincoln United Methodist Church at 9074 Whittaker Road, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 for a special performance of the University of Notre Dame Woman’s Liturgical Choir.  This is a one night event as the choir travels through the area […]

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The Methodist connection to ‘We Shall Overcome’

Monday, February 5th, 2018

The history of The United Methodist Church oftentimes overlaps the history of the United States. One church in Philadelphia is on the national historic register because of its architecture. But Tindley Temple was really made famous because of the dynamic pastor who drew huge crowds in the ‘20s and composed the lyrics of a very […]

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What’s your spiritual type? Online quiz can help grow your faith

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

A Spiritual Type Test, and the accompanying Discussion Guide, are offered by the Living Prayer Center, a ministry of the United Methodist Upper Room.

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Elvis Presley’s Methodist moment

Monday, January 15th, 2018

By the start of 1956, Elvis Presley and his recording career had found a new place to dwell. It wasn’t at the end of Lonely Street, but in a building bustling with Methodists.  Presley at that point had only regional hits to his name. The giant RCA Records had gambled on the young singer and […]

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