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Welcome to ResourceUMC.org, the online destination for leaders throughout The United Methodist Church. Visit often to find ideas and information to inspire United Methodist leaders throughout the connection.

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Dismantling Racism

'Dismantling Racism: Pressing on to Freedom' Town Hall August Conversations

United Methodist leaders are hosting two denominational town halls August 19 and 26 as part of the "Dismantling Racism: Pressing on to Freedom" initiative.

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Communications

Local church learning sessions: Technology for worship, small groups and giving

United Methodist Communications offers short learning sessions to support your digital ministry.

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Selah Generosity Pastor and Leader Kit

These Selah resources will help you approach the subject of giving and generosity with your congregation with an emotional and personal touch.

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UM Agencies

Agencies provide resources and services that equip local congregations and provide a connection for ministry throughout the world. These organizations can be found at all levels of the connection (churchwide, regional and local).

Bishop Tracy Malone greets Kitete ka Kempa Prosper during a Connectional Table meeting held at United Methodist Discipleship Ministries in Nashville, Tenn., April 2. Photo by Kathleen Barry, UM News.
Stewardship

Your gifts make a difference

United Methodists are connectional. The United Methodist Church's special giving structure ensures your generosity blesses as many people as possible in sustainable, strategic ways.

We respond to crises; we invest — long term — in vulnerable communities; we advocate for justice and peace; we implement effective solutions for diseases and viruses; we equip the next generation to lead the Church. In all of this, we share the good news of Jesus Christ.

12.5M Members
From around the globe
$145M Donated
Shared by generous United Methodists
136 Countries
Came together to give
Stats updated 4/2020

Race Relations

Courtesy General Commission on Religion and Race

Dismantling Racism

You are here First steps for white Christians on race and racism

"You Are Here" is an online course for those wanting to gain a fundamental understanding of race and racism from a biblical perspective. The four-part self-directed course offers videos, reflections and activities to help people of faith recognize racism and begin to challenge it in their lives.

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Coronavirus

Photo by Mollie Griffin, First UMC, Covington, TN

Responding to the coronavirus

'12 Rules of Church from the CDC'

As its congregation prepares to regather, the Pandemic Praise Team from First United Methodist Church in Covington, Tennessee, penned a fun song to help congregants remember new expectations for gathering, greeting and giving. The Facebook video has become an internet hit!

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Stewardship

Photo illustration by Mike DuBose, UMNews.

Stewardship

Webinars address talking money, stewardship in future

Two new webinars from Discipleship Ministries will help United Methodist church leaders talk about money as the COV?ID-19 pandemic continues and stewardship in its aftermath.

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