About Us

Bishop Sally Dyck serves as President of the General Commission on Communication
for 2009-2012. Photo by Ronny Perry.

The General Commission on Communications (UMCOM) is charged with the task of meeting the communication, public relations, and marketing needs of the entire Church, reflecting the cultural and racial diversity within The United Methodist Church. UMCOM provides communication resources and services to local churches and annual conferences. UMCOM also has a consultative relationship with all general agencies of the Church and with any structure for communication and public relations at the jurisdictional, Episcopal area, annual conference, district, or local church level.

 Our Ministries

Inform. Inspire. Engage.

As United Methodists, our theological understanding obligates us, as members of the body of Christ, to communicate our faith by speaking and listening to persons both within and outside the Church throughout the world to utilize all appropriate means of communications -- Book of Discipline.

Through its ministries, United Methodist Communications informs, inspires and engages the Church and the world.

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 Our Commission

General Commission on Communication

This governing body consists of members selected from each of the jurisdictional conferences and from the central conferences, so that its members represent the diversity of our global church. The commission meets at least once each year to review the work of the agency as well as make decisions about the direction of the agency's work for the coming year.

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Our Staff

The people behind the ministries of United Methodist Communications

The staff at United Methodist Communications is passionate about telling the story of the church and helping you strengthen your ministry of making disciples of Jesus Christ.

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United Methodist Communications Legislation to General Conference.

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