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Welcome to, 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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Religion & Race

Learn to counter white supremacy

GCORR has resources available to help Christians counter the influence of white supremacy, racism and extreme hate speech responsible for recent acts of violence and domestic terrorism.

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Labor Day: Dedicated to fairness and justice for workers

Did you know The United Methodist Church has been part of the labor movement throughout history? This U.S. Labor Day, share information about our dedication to social and economic issues.

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How to foster spiritual disciplines in the church

Help your congregants become closer to Christ by making spiritual disciplines a reality in the congregation's life and in individual lives.

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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).

UMC Impact

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.

12.5M United Methodists
From around the globe
70M Dollars
Shared by generous United Methodists
136 Countries
Came together to give
Stats updated 8/2018


Bishop Kenneth H. Carter speaks to the press following the conclusion of the 2019 United Methodist General Conference in St. Louis. Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS.


Bishop issues call to discipleship in wake of mass shootings

Following the recent mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Council of Bishops President Ken Carter calls on United Methodists to work toward ending the white supremacy and xenophobia that are fueling acts of violence.

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Higher Education

New guide and training to help students' mental well-being

“The Awakened Life: An 8-Week Guide to Student Well-Being” is an exciting new training program and hands-on guide offered by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry.

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Resources for starting a stewardship campaign

Abingdon Press and Discipleship Ministries have print and online resources available that teach stewardship practices from a Biblical and Wesleyan perspective.

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