United Methodist Camp and Retreat Ministries is at work to help the leaders of the 190 centers around the country adapt to our new reality. Find Virtual Day Camp at https://virtualdaycamp.wixsite.com/umcrm
Online communications training for churches GCFA tech support will conduct weekly Facebook Live sessions each Wednesday to help churches utilize online communications resources. Find them on GCFA’s Facebook page @GCFAUMC Learn more about these sessions
GCFA video series on copyright for churches. Find it on their YouTube channel
Announcements from The United Methodist Church and its boards and agencies
General Conference moved to 2021 - See story from UM News
United Methodist Publishing House Grants Temporary Permission for UM Book of Worship and UM Hymnal Ritual Resources – UPDATED April 13, 2020
UMCOR donates needed supplies to first responders in Louisiana – March 27 – Read the press release
The Inter-Ethnic Strategic Development Group (IESDG), a coalition represented by the five racial ethnic caucuses of The United Methodist Church on March 25 issued a statement on COVID-19 and xenophobia. Read it here
Cancellation of Puerto Rico mission trips: The Methodist Church of Puerto Rico and Rebuilding Communities with Hope (REHACE) have decided to cancel all visits by mission trip teams through the end of April. Read their statement here
The Northeastern Jurisdiction (NEJ) United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) has just put out a statement for mission teams planning to deploy.
The April 2020 NEJ Mission and Disaster Academy has been postponed indefinitely. Those who have already registered will receive refunds.