Church Resources

United Methodist Anti-Racism Resources

Now, Christians, let's have a real conversation
NEAC Commission on Religion and Race Resources
A reading list from the NE Conference Commission on Religion and Race
Visit the UMC End Racism website for ideas.
Vital Conversations on the Realities of Race and Racism
Daily Prayers for Anti-Racism
Resources for responding to systemic racism 

 UMC Worship Resources and More

Disability Ministries Committee
Guide to taking worship online
UM Publishing House Extends Permissions for Worship Materials
Online Worship Services by District 
How to Count Virtual Attendance  

ResourceUMC.org  Visit often to find ideas and information to inspire United Methodist leaders throughout the connection.

 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).

 Communications

 Global Ministries

Higher Education & Ministry


 


2023 Special Sunday planning calendar

Need some help planning?
The 2023 Special Sunday planning calendar highlights all the Special Sundays, Awareness Sundays and Annual Conference Sundays. This calendar also offers tips and tools to ensure you do not miss any opportunities for your church to come together and make an impact across the globe.


 Looking for scholarships?
Are you aware we have scholarships to help your UM students further their education? Currently, there are over 70 scholarships available that cover under graduate and graduate level studies. Applications are open now through March 23. Encourage your students to apply today!


Local Church Officer Job Descriptions

Positions Required in All Congregations

Every congregation must make provision for including these functions according to The Book of Discipline of the United Methodist Church, ¶244, ¶249. Positions may be combined except for the financial functions. "The positions of treasurer and financial secretary should not be combined and held by one person, and the persons holding these positions should not be immediate family members (¶258.4)."

Positions Suggested for Ministry Organization

Each congregation shall provide for a comprehensive program of nurture, outreach, and witness, along with leadership training, along with the planning and administration of the congregation’s organizational and temporal life, in accordance with the mission of the United Methodist Church (The Book of Discipline of the United Methodist Church, ¶244)

AGE LEVEL COORDINATORS:

OTHER MINISTRY GROUPS:

CHURCH AUDIT GUIDE

Local Church Audit Guide FAQs


 

GLOSSARY of UMC 

Ever hear someone use a term at church that you didn't quite understand? Everyone from time-to-time has felt this way.

Terminology that needs some clarity. Use umc.org 's glossary to find definitions of unfamiliar terms.