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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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Committed to The UMC

Committed to The UMC

Members caught in disaffiliation votes will find comfort and resources as they stay committed to The UMC.

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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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History

John Wesley sermons

John Wesley was prolific writer and amazing preacher. ResourceUMC has his sermons indexed by number, title and scriptural reference. Read the words of Methodism's founder.

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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).

The United Methodist Church’s special giving structure ensures your generosity blesses as many people as possible in sustainable, strategic ways.   You are the piece that enables us to meet the needs of ALL God’s people – together. Photo by Sigmund, Unsplash.com.
Stewardship

YOU are the connection

United Methodists are connectional. We exercise this when we give beyond our local church and local community needs through our connectional system.

Connectional giving — all of us giving together — is fuel for ministry. The United Methodist Church’s special giving structure ensures your generosity blesses as many people as possible in sustainable, strategic ways.

You are the piece that enables us to meet the needs of ALL God’s people — together.

Updated 01/31/2023

Race Relations

Diversity and Inclusiveness

What “I don’t see color” really means

Although white people may be well intentioned, when you ignore or minimize other people’s racial identities; you are ignoring the reality and impact of ongoing institutional and systemic racism that Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) face daily.

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Digital Ministry

Pastoring in the Digital Parish Podcast Premieres

Communications

Pastoring in the Digital Parish Podcast Premieres

Pastoring in the Digital Parish delivers community and resources for leaders adjusting to ministry in digital space. It’s the digital ministry class you missed in seminary. The podcast premiered earlier this month and is hosted by Rev. Ryan Dunn.

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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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