The staff of United Methodist Communications gathers for a group photo at the agency's headquarters in Nashville, Tenn. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMCom.

Telling the church's story

As the communications agency for The United Methodist Church, United Methodist Communications seeks to increase awareness and visibility of the denomination in communities and nations around the globe.

United Methodist Communications also offers services, tools, products and resources for communications ministry through the following channels:

Our Mission

Communicating all the good we can,
in all the ways we can,
to all the people we can,
in all the places we can. Connecting United Methodists with stories of how fellow members are living out their faith, along with resources about our beliefs and history Providing United Methodist leaders with access to resources and content for United Methodist churches Offering a space for invitation and outreach for The United Methodist Church Delivering the who, what, when, where, why and how of the latest happenings in the denomination

Mike DuBose, photographer with United Methodist News Service, captures moments in the plenary hall during the 2016 United Methodist General Conference in Portland, Ore. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.


What we do

We seek to increase awareness and visibility of the denomination in communities and nations throughout the world and offer services, tools, products and resources for communications ministry.

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Financial reports. Image by NicoElNino,

Annual and Financial Reports

Learn about the objectives that will guide our work over the next quadrennium in our strategic plan and read about our major accomplishments and yearly highlights in our annual reports and evaluations.

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UM News

We help tell the story of the church and provide church leaders and laity with relevant news and information. UMNS and our global websites connect United Methodists around the world

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File photo shows press conference during GC 2016 in Portland.  Courtesy of United Methodist Communications.

United Methodist Press Center

United Methodist Communications’ Public Information team maintains the Press Center of The United Methodist Church. This online resource is home to the most recent press releases from the denomination.

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