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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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Religion & Race

'Moving toward the pain': A statement from Erin Hawkins

We are being presented with a divine invitation to face the pain points of racial violence and oppression, to see the realities of a denomination still mired in institutional racism reflected in the assault on black and brown personhood and to choose once and for all the path of anti-racism.

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Church & Society

Peace with Justice worship service

This virtual worship service lets you listen and celebrate the ways that United Methodists around the world are engaging in the work for peace. You may also use the service for online worship on Peace with Justice Sunday (June 7, 2020). It will first air on June 3, 2020, at 12 noon EDT.

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Two women march with signs calling for justice for Breonna Taylor during protests in Louisville, Kentucky, over the police killings of Taylor in Louisville, George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minn., and other African Americans. Photo by Cathy Bruce, courtesy of the Kentucky Conference.
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Diversity and Inclusiveness

United Methodist leaders make statements against racism

United Methodist bishops and other denominational leaders offer statements and sermons calling for actions and prayers against racism.

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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).

In a spirit of freedom and joy, Alyssa Underwood lifts her arms and face to the sun. Photo by Ginny Underwood
Stewardship

The UMC is Making a Difference

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

Together, we empower local spiritual development and educate Native American seminary students to serve God faithfully.

12.5M Members
From around the globe
$145M Donated
Shared by generous United Methodists
136 Countries
Came together to give
Stats updated 4/2020

Worship

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Discipleship Ministries

12 hopeful signs from worship leaders during quarantine

In all types of congregations, the transition from “in-the-building” to online-only worship was difficult, The learning curve was steep. Despite the difficulties, there are signs of hope and thoughts and practices to build on for the future.

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Coronavirus

Communications

Local church learning sessions: Technology for worship, small groups and giving

United Methodist Communications offers short learning sessions to support your digital ministry.

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Web Ministry

Group using Amplify media resources. Courtesy of UMPH. 2020.

Web Ministry and Social Media

Churches use Amplify to stay connected, share resources

Amplify, a new resource designed by United Methodist Publishing House, is helping churches connect and share quality content virtually.

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    What message works best on which social platform?
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    Taking your worship online: A guide for beginners and everyone else
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