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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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Advocacy

Communicating a message peacefully

Peaceful protests are a way for faith-based groups to lead social change and publicly witness of our faith with acts of justice. Read the following article to view tips for organizing a peaceful protest.

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Stewardship

3 ways to encourage giving during the pandemic

Talking about giving may be uncomfortable for church leaders as during the COVID-19 pandemic, but here are three ways to get the conversation started.

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Press Center

New United Methodist advertising campaign encourages hope

New UMC advertising campaign urges people to find hope together amid challenges.

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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

Our panel discussion on the theological roots of racism featured several theologians. Screenshot of video by United Methodist Communications.

Racial Justice

Theological roots of racism & colonialism

The Church is called to interpret our current realities, naming where God is present and where humanity is to help bring about the kingdom of God.

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Coronavirus

Children learning virtually at Denton's Chapel in White's Creek, TN. Courtesy of Lilla Marigza.

Digital Ministry

Churches provide space for virtual learning

When two churches in Tennessee found out their area's schools would be doing virtual classes, they stepped up to provide space for kids to learn together.

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Ethnic Caucuses

Dismantling Racism

Hispanic Heritage Month outreach resources

Use these resources to invite your community to join you for worship and events throughout Hispanic Heritage Month as well as to celebrate Hispanic-Latino culture and traditions.

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