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Leaders

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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Human Rights

United Methodists react to end of Roe v. Wade

United Methodists alternately expressed fear and contentment with the U.S. Supreme Court decision released June 24 that holds there is no longer a federal constitutional right to an abortion.

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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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The Status and Role of Women

GCSRW launches Wisdom Talks

Wisdom Talks is a monthly e-newsletter designed to communicate information to facilitate the advancement of women at all levels of The UMC, presented by The General Commission on the Status and Role of Women.

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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).

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Stewardship

YOU transform communities

The mission of the United Methodist Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. It begins in community and at the heart of it is the local church.

The impact that local churches provide their communities for spiritual, physical and emotional needs is vital. Support for local churches is also vital to sustain the ministries. The #IGiveUMC campaign encourages funding for local United Methodist churches and the ministries they deliver.

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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

An iPhone streams the online worship service on Facebook Live at Glendale United Methodist Church in Nashville, Tenn. Due to the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, many churches are turning to online streaming to share worship. On the altar is the Rev. Stephanie Dodge, lead pastor. Photo by Steven Adair, United Methodist Communications.

Digital Ministry

Hybrid worship: Finding the balance

Lori Jagow shares tips and strategies for how congregations can continue to reach both in-person and virtual participants in weekly worship.

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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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