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Fundraising & Stewardship

When you need more: Church fundraising basics

What types of fundraisers should churches conduct, and how can you get your members on board? Is it possible even to make fundraising fun and meaningful? Find out. Read More

Online Training

Communicating Faith in the 21st Century is an online training course provide by United Methodist Communications.

Communicating Faith in the 21st Century

Trying to navigate modern communications with a "biblical" perspective? Online course teaches ways to share transforming stories using a blend of traditional and digital technology. Read More

Special Sunday Resources

World Communion Sunday is a special offering supporting education and scholarships. UMC Giving is a service of United Methodist Communications.

October 2 is World Communion Sunday

Countless gifted people are unable to obtain the education they need to succeed. Pastors and Leaders Kit empowers your church to support "world-changing" leaders of the future. Read More

Social Media

Would John Wesley have used hashtags?

Would John Wesley have used hashtags? Since social media phrases inspire action, he probably would have been all in. Interpreter Magazine explores the theology of social media. Read More

Online Class

Welcoming Ministry online course, United Methodist Communications.

Welcoming Ministry Online Course

It’s all about hospitality. We help churches recognize how they fit into the landscape of their community so they can serve it better. Course begins Sept. 7. Register now. Read More

For The Local Church

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How to care for the children in your congregation

Just because children are small doesn't mean they are less important. Give children the best environment and spiritual education that you can provide. Read More

Communications & Marketing

How to save money with technology. Article by United Methodist Communications. Photo cropped from original.

How to save money with technology

Pinching pennies is never fun, but cutting costs can be good stewardship. Here are several ideas on how to save money using technology. It’s not as hard as you might think. Read More

For Leaders

5 stages every high performing team must experience

Successful teams consistently follow a predictable path of forming, storming, norming and performing. Achieve greatness while leading your church's various groups. Read More

For Leaders

Jesus and Peter on the Water, photo by Pierce Brantley, courtesy of CREATIONSWAP. Cropped from original by United Methodist Communications.

5 ways Jesus taught how to teach others

Jesus modeled five clear ways to develop the people he led. Follow in his steps and your church will grow. Read More