Communications Impact Week

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Inspiring Hearts & Changing Lives: That’s the Power of Communication

Today, individuals are flooded with constant messages, notifications, and stories from every direction. As communicators dedicated to sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ, we must find impactful ways to cut through the noise and connect with hearts, minds and souls.

United Methodist Communications is committed to partnering with churches and conferences around the globe through trainings, marketing support and personalized resources. We work to raise up voices and stories of positivity that showcase faith, mission, community and love. Whether it is a radio station in the Democratic Republic of Congo or connecting rural congregations through moving videos during a pandemic, United Methodist Communications (UMCom) is right here to support God’s mission through The United Methodist Church, THROUGH YOU!

Our ministry of building relationships, empowering people and telling inspiring stories requires financial support. If you believe in our mission, consider partnering with us and making a tax-deductible donation to the collective work of United Methodist Communications through the UMCom Foundation. Together, we can amplify the power of communication. Let’s begin!

1,900+ Local Churches Served
2,000 Church Leaders Trained
800 News Stories
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Our Impact Visualized

Discover how the work of United Methodist Communications harnesses the power of communication to build up communities and leaders that share a story of positivity and love.

What People Say About Us

United Methodist Communications leads the Church in telling inspirational stories of God’s work in the world through The United Methodist Church, reaching new people, supporting local churches in vibrant communications ministry, equipping leaders and delivering messages of hope and healing. Hear from the people that have benefited from that work.

United Methodist Communications - Communication Impact Week - Building  Up Leaders

Building Up Essential Church Leaders

Through insightful and accessible online trainings and a myriad of in-person learning possibilities, UMCom is actively equipping church leaders with the knowledge and skills necessary to address a constantly shifting ministry environment.  

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United Methodist Communications - Communication Impact Week - Harnessing the Power of Social Media

Harnessing the Power of Social Media

Social media channels present an advantageous disciple making opportunity, as billions of people log on each year to share, discuss and learn. UMCom helps local churches take hold of this opportunity and level up their outreach.

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United Methodist Communications - Communication Impact Week - Breaking Silence

Breaking the Silence

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, where only 20% of residents have reliable access to internet, United Methodists are using an unexpected tool to connect with their communities and do important ministry: FM Radio. 

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United Methodist Communications - Communication Impact Week - Going Where No Church Has Gone

Going Where No Church Has Gone Before

Expanding outreach and brainstorming new ideas for connecting with individuals are critical to efforts of evangelism, like this billboard advertising campaign on the streets of South Africa. 

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United Methodist Communications - Communication Impact Week - O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing

O, For A Thousand Tongues to Sing

To effectively serve the global and multilingual United Methodist Church, UMCom has risen to the challenge to provide communications and accessible content across the various languages and cultural contexts present within the denomination. 

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United Methodist Communications - Communication Impact Week - Advertising Hope

Advertising Hope in Hopeless Times

With an advertising theme of “finding joy, hope and community together” set for the year 2020, UMCom persevered through the pandemic, adjusting its approach to bring people together, even across time and distance.

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United Methodist Communications Impact Week - Building Up Leaders

Building Up the World of Online Ministry

With COVID-19 causing a quick shift to online ministry, UMCom’s Minister of Online Engagement, Rev. Ryan Dunn, was there to provide support to pastors and congregations as they adapted to this new reality.

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United Methodist Communications Impact Week Telling Your Story

Telling Your Story

A church’s story is one of faith, hope, and helping one’s neighbor. Experienced staff at UMCom provide suggestions to help local churches tell their stories and make positive impacts in their communities.

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United Methodist Communications Impact Week Answering Hard Questions

Answering the Hard Questions

A constantly changing landscape both outside and within the church means that many people have questions and concerns. UMCom responded to this need by launching “Ask the UMC”, an unbiased and reliable source of information for all things United Methodist.

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You Make the Biggest Impact

As members of the body of Christ, it’s important that we communicate our faith by speaking and listening to persons both within and outside the Church throughout the world. The ministry of communication is universally impactful and it helps to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. We can’t do it without you. Join us, and with your financial gifts, you can make a difference.