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Imagine No Malaria brings hope, peace, joy, love to congregations with Advent resources

This Advent season, let Imagine No Malaria help you and your congregation imagine a world filled with hope, peace, joy and love through a collection of downloadable materials. Read More

New national advertising messages and local church outreach tools offer opportunities for connection

Four-part advertising series "is an opportunity to tell the story of the good work that is happening throughout The United Methodist Church.” The campaign ends with Advent messages, which are... Read More

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Experience the new Connectional Giving training course

United Methodist Communications' revised training course, “Creating a Culture of Generosity,” offers church leaders a chance to learn about holistic, meaningful giving experiences. Read More

Delegates consider legislation during the United Methodist Church's 2004 General Conference in Pittsburgh. Photo by John C. Goodwin, UMNS, illustration by United Methodist Communications.

Free online course helps engage more people with General Conference

Learn more about the official decision-making body of The United Methodist Church and explore many of the aspects of GC 2016 in free online class. Read More

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Ongoing support needed for diversity in academics

“Without the church we would not have existed." New video details The Black College Fund's vitality and its continued need for support. Read More

The Rev. Eradio Valverde Jr., from the Southwest Texas (regional) Conference, multi-tasks while listening to May 4 plenary session at 2012 United Methodist General Conference in Tampa, Florida. Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS.

New Research: United Methodist pastors, leaders ahead of the tech game

A new survey on United Methodists and technology shows church leaders are ahead of the national average when it comes to adopting emerging forms of digital communications. Read More

United Methodist Communications' staff were awarded seven of the ten Best of Class awards presented by the United Methodist Association of Communicators on January 20.  Photo by Mike DuBose, United Methodist Communications; edited from original.

United Methodist Communications receives 38 UMAC awards

United Methodist Communications’ staff were recognized by the United Methodist Association of Communicators at their annual awards ceremony on January 20. Read More

United Methodist Communications Announces Reorganization Plan

United Methodist Communications announced a reorganization plan to structurally align its workforce in ways that better support the agency's strategic goals. Read More

Research and health policy enrich the future of healthcare

Meharry Medical College, students are garnering comprehensive, collaborative knowledge to prepare them for the healthcare field. Read More

United Methodist Communications links technology teams with Chief Technology Officer

United Methodist Communications is linking its technology-related teams to develop an innovative vision that aligns technical strategies with communications ministry. Read More

Congregations are inspired by a message of giving

Discount available on Living Generously video series. Read More

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Second annual Game Changers Summit addresses how ICT4D solutions transform global communities

More people have mobile phones than access to toilets. Learn how the latest technological tools are making a positive difference in underdeveloped countries. Read More

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Traditional Calendar Gets a Mobile Update

By popular request, the 2016 United Methodist Program Calendar App is now available for Apple and Android devices. Read More

United Methodist Communications Celebrates 75 Years of Storytelling

Nashville-based United Methodist Communications is kicking off a 75-day countdown to its 75th anniversary on October 1. Read More

United Methodist Communications Steps Up as First Faith-Based Group for Global ‘Public Library’

United Methodist Communications is the first faith-based organization to join the innovative global company Outernet in an effort being dubbed “Humanity’s Public Library.” Read More

New United Methodist Church Campaign Takes An Inside Look At The Changing Face Of Religion

Authentic stories reflect a growing inclination to rethink the meaning of ‘church’ Read More

United Methodist Church launches new ad campaign

A new United Methodist Church ad campaign takes a look at the changing face of religion, while trying to appeal to younger members. Read More

United Methodist Communications Receives Industry Awards

United Methodist Communications staff members received numerous industry awards in recent weeks, including Best Animated Video from PR Daily for an educational video about Ebola and honors from the Associated... Read More

Game Changers Summit 2015 offers ICT4D workshops to ‘harness power of technology for global good’

Registration is open for the Game Changers Summit 2015 hosted by United Methodist Communications. Read More

The United Methodist Church Contributes $9.6 Million to Fight Malaria in Africa

Gift to the Global Fund Represents Single Largest Donation by Faith-Based Organization Read More