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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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Chuck helps members of Park Grove Church to understand their purpose as a congregation.
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Leadership

The Committee Teaching Course

Chuck is back with a free 16-session online teaching series called “The Committee” designed to help churches become and remain vital within their community.

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The Rev. Nathan Kirkpatrick preaches at Broad Street United Methodist Church in Statesville, North Carolina. Courtesy of Faith & Leadership.
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Worship

When does breaking news compel rewriting Sunday's sermon?

The Rev. Kirkpatrick shares his insights on how preachers should incorporate contemporary events and breaking news into their sermons.

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Worship

Laity Sunday

Every third Sunday in October The United Methodist Church celebrates the ministry and witness of all laypersons within the church. Discipleship Ministries has resources available to help churches celebrate.

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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).

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Stewardship

The UMC is Making a Difference

Through United Methodist Giving, we're prepared to respond to crises, develop innovative solutions to challenges facing communities, advocate for justice and peace and so much more. 

We are raising up the next generation — to lead the church and to lead society — by developing the gifts of undergraduate and graduate students in the United States and around the world.

12.5M United Methodists
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Shared by generous United Methodists
136 Countries
Came together to give
Stats updated 8/2018

Leadership

 The Rev. Debbie Williams (right) visits with Everet Yates and his grandparents at Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Pilot Oak, Ky. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

The United Methodist Publishing House

What small churches can teach us about discipleship

The Rev. Allen T. Stanton shares some of the lessons small-member churches can teach us about making new disciples.

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General Conference 2020

  Diane Degnan, United Methodist Communications  Commission chair Kim Simpson confers with the Rev. Gary Graves, secretary of the General Conference, at a Commission meeting in Lexington, Ky.

General Conference 2020

Plans for 2020 General Conference nearing completion

‘…and know that I am God” will be the theme for General Conference 2020. The Commission on the General Conference selected it while finalizing plans for the assembly.

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Stewardship

Courtesy of UMCGiving

Stewardship

Generosity Pastor and Leaders' Kit

UMCGiving has assembled a new kit of resources to help leaders teach their congregations about the connectional ministries of The United Methodist Church and their global impact.

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