Church & Conference Resources

Worship service during the ¡Avivamiento! annual gathering for the Hispanic/Latino ministries of the Texas Annual Conference. Image by Aileen Jimenez, United Methodist Communications.

Supporting communications ministry 

United Methodist Communications provides services and products that support your congregation’s connections to your local community and to the global church. Many products are available at no or low cost, whether you need videos for your church or resources to promote giving, your church website needs hosting, or you want to know more about the latest social media and technology tools. Look through this section to find other ways we can help you.

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Examples of BeUMC social graphics for churches to download and use on their social channels.

#BeUMC promotional resources 

This collection of promotional graphics and videos will help you promote awareness of the #BeUMC campaign to your congregation or group. For church or conference events, you'll find a Zoom background for meetings, promotional videos, and a printable background to create a photo backdrop for selfies.
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Ask The UMC

Ask The UMC

Find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about The United Methodist Church. FAQs cover topics such as beliefs, practices, ministry, social concerns, worship and history.

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The United Methodist Church's special giving structure ensures your generosity blesses as many people as possible in sustainable, strategic ways. Our connectional system connects your local congregation to our global denomination of more than 12 million members across four continents. Photo illustration of hands in work gloves by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Giving

Explore the connectional ministry of how we give, why we give and how we achieve this locally and globally. Find ready to use resources like videos, social graphics, pre-written content, worship resources, age level material and so much more.

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Transform the world: Campaigns and Initiatives

The #BeUMC campaign reminds us of who we are at our best. As people of God called The United Methodist Church, we’re faithful followers of Jesus seeking to make the world a better place. #BeUMC black and red logo on white background (1920x1080).
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#BeUMC Campaign

#BeUMC Campaign

The United Methodist People of God, #BeUMC campaign is meant to serve as a reminder of who we know we have been at our best and calls us to embody these values.

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EndRacism

EndRacism

United Methodists stand against racism. The "Dismantling Racism: Pressing on to Freedom” initiative is a multi-level effort throughout the church to initiate a sustained and coordinated effort to dismantle racism and promote collective action to work toward racial justice.

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New ads encourage people to visit a local United Methodist church and share their faith journey with others. They acknowledge that true friendship and love aren’t always easy to find. Image from the Fall 2019 Rethink Church ad campaign.

Seeker Advertising

Whether seen in a newspaper, on television or on a computer screen, denominational ads build awareness of the church and extend a message of welcome to seekers — individuals who are not committed to a church yet are searching for deeper meaning in life.

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Discover Tips & Tools

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MyCom

Get share-worthy tips and videos on church communications, marketing, social media, outreach and new technology in our biweekly e-newsletter.

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Each Social Media Shareable download set contains graphics created for your social media platforms. Select the season to review social media designs available.

Graphics & Resources

Our Graphics Library provides social media shareables for church and secular seasons for use by church organizations free of charge.

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Craig Catlett prepares for a webinar titled, "7 Ways to Promote Your Church Event on Facebook." Catlett is a training and development specialist at United Methodist Communications. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communicaitons.

Learning

We offer a variety of webinars and online trainings to help you enhance your communication skills as well as keep you informed about the latest resources and church initiatives. We have prices from free to very low cost.

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Isaac Broune, intern with the French Content Team at United Methodist Communications, works on the website of the French portal. Broune is a Vanderbilt University Divinity student from Côte d’Ivoire. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist News Service

Languages

We are called as members of the body of Christ to share our faith by speaking and listening to persons inside and outside of the Church. We must speak multiple languages and provide resources and material to help achieve this call to action.

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Celebrate Communication

Social Media Day Impact

Social Media Day

Social Media Day (June 30) is an excellent opportunity to embrace the power of social media and consider how it can help to open your church doors to those beyond your surrounding community. 

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Join us on August 19 as we highlight storytelling through photos and provide resources and inspiration to help you excel in your communications ministry through the use of compelling imagery. Image by Lilly Rum, Unsplash.com.

World Photography Day

Join us on August 19 as we highlight storytelling through photos and provide resources and inspiration to help you excel through the use of compelling imagery.

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An estimated 117+ million people will listen to podcasts this year! Join us in celebrating this powerful, ever-expanding audio content medium on September 30. Image by Soundtrap, Unsplash.com.

International Podcast Day

An estimated 117+ million people will listen to podcasts this year! Join us in celebrating this powerful, ever-expanding audio content medium on September 30.

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