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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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Discipleship Ministries produced the official faith-based discussion guide in collaboration with Sony Entertainment. The guide is designed to help groups learn to process feelings, understand forgiveness, talk about hard things, seek reconciliation, and practice positive spiritual discipline. Image courtesy of Discipleship Ministries.
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Discipleship Ministries

‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ study guide

The faith-based discussion guide for the movie, produced by Discipleship Ministries, will help groups learn to process feelings, understand forgiveness, talk about hard things, seek reconciliation, and practice positive spiritual discipline.

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Global Ministries, the worldwide mission and development agency of The United Methodist Church, invites members to give love, joy, hope and peace through their year-end giving campaign. Image courtesy of Global Ministries.
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Global Ministries end of year campaign highlights giving love

Global Ministries invites United Methodists to give love, joy, hope and peace through their year-end giving campaign. Between November 1 and December 31, the agency will share stories of the transformational work and the ways financial gifts through The Advance impact lives.

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Upper Room author the Rev. Beth A. Richardson offers an online course to help participants use the Season of Advent to slow down and reflect quietly on miracle of Christ’s coming. Image courtesy of Discipleship Ministries.
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Discipleship Ministries

‘Child of the Light’: Advent e-course

Upper Room author the Rev. Beth A. Richardson offers an online course to help participants use the Season of Advent to slow down and reflect quietly on miracle of Christ’s coming.

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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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The UMC is Making a Difference

Through United Methodist Giving, we're prepared to respond to crises, develop innovative solutions to challenges facing communities, advocate for justice and peace and so much more. 

We are raising up the next generation — to lead the church and to lead society — by developing the gifts of undergraduate and graduate students in the United States and around the world.

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136 Countries
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Stats updated 8/2018

Advent

The General Commission on Religion and Race created this new Advent resource, which uses the four weeks of Lectionary Year A texts from Isaiah. Image from iStockphoto, courtesy of Commission on Religion and Race.

Religion & Race

God's unimaginable surprises: An Advent Resource

This Advent study uses the four weeks of lectionary texts from the book of Isaiah, emphasizing the themes of surprise and anti-oppression.

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General Conference 2020

Participants in deep discussion during  the second consultation on the revision of the social principles held by the General Board of Church and Society in Washington, DC,  Jan. 23-24, 2015. Photo: Jay Mallin.

Church & Society

Church and Society releases Revised Social Principles

Global revision produces a teachable document and resource for ministry for the entire church.

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Special Needs

The Rev. Kathy Hartgraves instructs the children during worship at First United Methodist Church in Mitchell, S.D. Photo courtesy of the Dakotas Conference.

Specialized Ministries

Worship for kids

Ministry Matters has weekly articles for teaching children during worship. Each article uses the Sunday's lectionary readings.

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