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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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Is your church in position to create an artisan community? Doing so can lead to developing greater connection within your overall community and also showcase the talents that God has given each of us. Photo by Kai Oberhauser courtesy of Unsplash.
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Art needs the church: How to create artisan communities

If your church has a solid culture of ministry divided by age groups, creating an artisan community may be the perfect way to introduce multigenerational ministry.

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#BeUMC discussion guide

Use with small groups to learn more about the campaign’s four key messaging themes and how they celebrate our identity as United Methodists.

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Learn more about the #BeUMC Campaign

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Ask The UMC-FAQs

Our pastor is being moved. How is this decision made?

Consultation with the local church is a key part of the work of appointing pastors.

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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).

Through the support of you, and your church, we fund hundreds of ministries each year together. The call to love and give to our neighbors is clear. When you give toward Special Sundays and The Advance giving network, you change the world one life at a time. Image by Alexas Fotos, Unsplash.com.
Stewardship

YOU change the world

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

Through the support of you, and your church, we fund hundreds of ministries each year together. The call to love and give to our neighbors is clear.

When you give toward Special Sundays and The Advance giving network, you change the world one life at a time.

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Updated 5/2022

Race Relations

Dismantling Racism

Racial justice prayer & action challenge

The General Commission on Religion and Race invites you to participate in the Racial Justice Prayer & Action Challenge.

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Digital Ministry

Social Media Day Highlights Local Church Resources for Social Ministry. Photo by United Methodist Communications

Communications

Social Media Day Highlights Local Church Resources for Social Ministry

United Methodist Communications will celebrate Social Media Day on Thursday, June 30, 2022, highlighting the many resources the agency provides to help churches maximize their social media potential.

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BeUMC

We are the church. Together. Let's #BeUMC.

Our People

We are the church. Together. Let's #BeUMC.

Watch this video to be reminded of why you chose to #BeUMC and to see how you are a vital part of The United Methodist Church’s continuing mission and ministry around the world.

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