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

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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

Neighborhood children attend a virtual school learning pod at Denton's Chapel UMC in Nashville, Tennessee

How We Serve

Church Opens Doors to Virtual Learning

Many school districts are exercising caution and keeping classes online during Covid. Virtual learning presents an added challenge for families of front line workers. A church in Nashville is helping parents provide normalcy during this uncertain time.

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Advocacy

Advocacy

Free and fair elections for all

The Wesleyan tradition has a long tradition of fighting for voting rights.

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