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Easily edit sermon or podcast audio with Audacity

This free multi-track audio editing tool is just what most churches need to edit sermon audio. This screencast will take you through all you need... Read More

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A health worker checks the temperature of a man at a roadside health checkpoint outside Ganta in Liberia, October 7, 2014. REUTERS/Daniel Flynn

Liberian churches turn to texting to fight Ebola

Humanitarian groups are effectively using mobile to fight Ebola, despite the challenges. Visit Site



This is the place to get connected to churches in your area. Find-A-Church is a ministry of United Methodist Communications which provides a variety of... Read More


Get tons of clicks: Choosing the right images

Many visitors access your site through a link shared on social media. Often, what attracts attention is the image associated with the post. Here are... Read More

Search for new General Secretary

General Commission on Communications launched a search for the next CEO to lead the church in creating global strategies to meet the communication needs of... Read More

Global Communications

A clear message can save lives

The Jackson Sun reports: In the midst of the Ebola crisis, “one channel of clear communication is coming from Tennessee-based United Methodist Communications.” Visit Site

7 ways to help a sermon preach all week

Learn how to prepare the congregation for weekly worship and then help them apply what they have learned all week. Read More


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Automate social media with If This Then That (IFTTT)

If This Then That (IFTTT) is a powerful, time-saving tool that church leaders can use to automate online tasks. From sending you a quick text... Read More

12 ways to stay connected with college students

Students often leave the communities where they have grown up, breaking the bonds with their local church. Local churches can help young people maintain their... Read More


Ebola: A Poem for the Living (English)

This video contributes to the prevention of the further spread of the Ebola virus in Africa. View


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The Rev. Betty Kazadi Musau of the Democratic Republic of Congo gives the sermon during opening worship at the Game Changers Summit at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

Leveraging information for development

Game Changers Summit draws people from nine countries to hear experts on how technology helps the social good. Read More


5 creative ways to use Instagram to promote church events

With 200 million active users each month, Instagram has quickly become a must-use social media platform. Here are five of our favorite tips for using Instagram... Read More

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Nashville news coverage of UMC communication efforts in Ebola Crisis

News Channel 5 reports on United Methodist Communications’ work to inform African communities on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the Ebola virus. Read More


5 ways to attract volunteers

The Chapel in Brunswick, Georgia is a United Methodist congregation with 375 volunteers! So, what’s their secret? Find out in this series of three videos... Read More

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UMTV: Storage Unit Ministry

Thinking outside the box lands one pastor inside a place with plenty of boxes: a storage facility. His new office reaches those in transition. View

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United Methodists, including Beatrice Gbanga (seated at table), medical and health coordinator for the church's Sierra Leone Annual Conference, help spread the word about Ebola during the kickoff for the national Maternal and Child Health Week at the soccer stadium in Bo, Sierra Leone, in June.

Church uses communications to combat Ebola outbreak

The United Methodist Church is responding to the outbreak of deadly Ebola in West Africa with a communications strategy aimed at saving lives and reassuring... Read More


4 great Advent outreach ideas

Most people want to make the Christmas season about more than decorating, shopping and parties. Help your congregation and individual members reach out to the... Read More


Make giving easy: Services, credit card readers and more

Online giving has its own set of complexities and options; however, it is becoming easier to navigate the set-up process. New options for online giving... Read More