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Tools

These online tools support your local congregation’s communication online and in your local community. Start with updating your church’s profile in the official online directory of The United Methodist Church, Find-A-Church.org. United Methodist organizations may advertise across several denomination websites and print resources. Denomination-wide graphics are available through the graphics library. Shop.umc.org is your one-stop shop for Rethink Church resources, giving envelopes, UM program calendars and discounted technology for United Methodist churches. Many resources are provided free of charge through World Service dollars.

Oakdale United Methodist Church is located where four counties meet at the corner of County Road A and County Road 1 near Deshler, Ohio. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

Update your Find-A-Church profile

Find-A-Church is a free service of United Methodist Communications that lets you introduce your church family to seekers online. Are you up to date? Read More

Advertise with us

Reach United Methodists easily and afford-ably through the denomination’s print and digital publications, websites, and e-newsletters. Read More

Graphics Library

The UMC.org Graphics Library (provided by United Methodist Communications) provides organizational, ministry-related and seasonal graphics/illustrations for use by church organizations free of charge. Read More

Brand Guidelines

When agencies of The United Methodist Church identify themselves clearly and consistently with The United Methodist Church, they strengthen each other’s reputation. Read More

Store

Shop.umc.org is a ministry of United Methodist Communications. The e-store offers local church leadership products, resources promotional items and more! Many products are available as free resources. Visit Site

Excerpt from research conducted by United Methodist Communications on what draws seekers to church.

Why do people go to church? New research

A new survey of spiritual “seekers” aged 18-34 found spiritual growth and genuine community are top motivators for attending church. Read this and other reports from United Methodist Communications. Read More

Branding service lets churches add their information to official United Methodist logo and Cross and Flame templates. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Free Branding/Logo Service

United Methodist Communications offers a free service that addresses branding and logo development -- at no cost to you. Read More

Parishioners pray during worship at Chongwenmen Church Beijing, China in 2013. The United Methodist Board of Global Ministries had named a new China Program associate, Liu Ruhong to work with the denomation's partners in China and the region. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

United Methodist Media Library

Did you know United Methodist Communications has free images available for churches, conferences and agencies to use for church-related communications? Check it out! Read More