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Communications Impact Week

How We Serve

Communications Impact Week

United Methodist Communications will celebrate the power of effective communication to drive successful ministry during Communications Impact Week.

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The 2023 United Methodist Podcast-a-thon will be October 2-6. (Images courtesy of United Methodist Communication.)

Digital Ministry

United Methodist Podcast-a-thon

October 2-6: it's podcast week at UMCOM. Inspire your faith and strengthen leadership

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UMC bishops in Africa pose for a photo after opening worship service on Sept. 3 at the start of their annual meeting. Bishops Thomas J. Bickerton and Gregory Palmer were also in attendance. (Photo courtesy of the Council of Bishops.)

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Bishops in Africa pledge to stay in The United Methodist Church

Bishops in Africa issue a statement declaring their intention to stay in the denomination despite differences on the issue of human sexuality.

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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).

World Communion Sunday calls the church to reach out to all people and model diversity among God’s children. Image of young Black man reading outside by Tamarcus Brown, Unsplash.com.

YOU develop leaders

World Communion Sunday calls the church to reach out to all people and model diversity among God’s children.

United Methodists join together to receive a Special Sunday offering that helps students from around the world reach their full potential through scholarships, training and mentoring. Half of the dollars fund leadership development programs and scholarships for marginalized students. The other half funds scholarships and in-service training programs for racial-ethnic undergraduate students.

Updated 08/28/2023


Dismantling Racism Campaign

Sermon: Resisting evil by dismantling racism

In this sermon, Bishop Palmer connects our vows to “resist evil, injustice and oppression” directly to our commitment to dismantling racism.

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Ethnic Ministries

Five ways to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is a time when all United Methodists in the United States can celebrate diversity and the positive contributions of their Hispanic/Latino brothers and sisters to their communities and congregations.

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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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