Opportunities

Ministry Protection insurance invoices available on line

For the seventh consecutive year we have renewed the program with no increase in premium.

UMC.org offers daily Lent & Easter quiz

See what you know about the traditions of Lent and Easter with this online quiz.

Foundation accepting scholarship applications

March 31 is the application deadline for the Sinclair scholarship.

More on worldwide church at #CTTalks

The United Methodist Connectional Table continues its online forum leading up to General Conference.

'Homeless Jesus' sculpture dedication for Ash Wednesday

Service at noon Feb. 10 to highlight homelessness and presence of Jesus in urban Tampa community.

Sign up by Feb. 5 to speak at GC Listening Session

United Methodists are invited to bring comments Feb. 13 to the General Conference delegation.

'Ocean Motion' on tap for intergenerational camp

Epworth By The Sea in Georgia will host an estuary exploration for grandparents and grandchildren.

One Great Hour of Sharing Resources Available

United Methodist Communications has assembled a Pastor and Leaders Kit for the One Great Hour of Sharing Sunday on March 6.

Feb. 7 is Transfiguration Sunday

Resources are available for marking this day of celebration before Lent.

Black History Month resources available

February is Black History Month. United Methodist agencies offer resources for local churches.

UMW umbrella campaign to 'intercept' human trafficking

United Methodist Women invite all to participate in a Super Bowl demonstration Feb. 7 with a photo campaign.

United Methodist Men seeking top ministries for men

Deadline to enter the contest is Monday, Feb. 1.

Lay leaders now eligible for Pilgrimage scholarship

Apply by Feb. 15 for a discount rate for the annual Wesley Pilgrimage in England.

Children's Week app available

The event is this week, and an app can take you there if you can't be in Tallahassee.

Sign up for Congregational Care seminar in Kansas

The Church of the Resurrection will host the seminar April 7-9 at its Leawood campus. Discounts end Feb. 3.

Credit Union taking scholarship applications

The United Methodist Connectional Federal Credit Union will award scholarships to four college students in 2016.

In time for King Day, new blog series

The Commission on Religion and Race blog series marks Human Relations Sunday on Jan. 17, and Martin Luther King Day on Jan. 18..

#CTTalks offers series related to General Conference

January topics will focus on the worldwide nature of The United Methodist Church.

Advocacy for Clergy and Congregations webinar

Drew Theological School is taking registrations for a three-part webinar that starts Feb. 18.

Human Trafficking Awareness Day Jan. 11

United Methodist Women offers resources for churches to mark the day.

Sign up for Lead Like Jesus event

The 10-hour leadership workshop is set for Feb. 12-13, 2016, in Orlando.

Jan. 7 webinar on Holy Week for children

PRC-Practical Resources for Churches will offer a webinar Thursday, Jan. 7, on Holy Week activities for kids.

Registration open for spring retreats at Epworth

The Methodist retreat center in St. Simons Island, Ga., has announced events for April and May.

Make Epiphany come alive

Epiphany, celebrating the wise men's visit to the Christ child, falls on Jan. 6. Resources are available.

Resolution: Update Web presence with UMCom

New enhanced Find-a-Church features help churches with digital outreach.

New Year's Eve/Watch Night resources available

Discipleship Ministries offers hymns, lectionary readings and themes for worship on New Year's Eve.

Fresh Expressions gathering taking registrations

The Fresh Expressions US National Gathering is set for April 8-9, 2016, in Alexandria, Virginia.

Register for national creation care conference

Early deadline is Friday, Dec. 15, for "Sowing Seeds" in Decatur, Georgia.

Christmas worship ideas available

United Methodist Discipleship Ministries offers resources for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and other services of the season.

VBS previews set for Florida West Coast

Cokesbury will showcase new VBS materials in January and February.

General Conference series starts with vital congregations

#CTTalks has launched an online forum to discuss key topics related to General Conference 2016.

World AIDS Day seeks support

Dec. 1 is World AIDS Day. United Methodist Global Ministries suggests ways to support people affected by the virus.

General Conference app available

The free app from United Methodist Communications is available for download.

Wesley Pilgrimage taking applications

Clergy scholarship applications for the July trip are due Jan. 15.

Junaluska taking reservations for Appalachian Christmas

The Methodist retreat center in North Carolina will offer concerts, crafts and tours Dec. 11-13.

Native American Heritage Month resources

Discipleship Ministries offers free ideas for churches observing Native American Heritage Month.

Bishop Carter to kick off Advent season on Day1

Discussions featuring Florida United Methodist Bishop Ken Carter will be available Nov. 17 and 24 on the Web.

Lewis Center to host 'Active Engagement' conference

This "Reach New Disciples" event will be Saturday, Nov. 14, in Washington, D.C.

Worship and ski slopes await at Junaluska

The United Methodist retreat center in North Carolina offers customized packages for winter skiing.

United Methodist News available in Spanish

UMNS offers news of interest to the Hispanic and Latino communities in Spanish.

Second video in GCORR series on race and racism Nov. 11

The General Commission on Religion and Race (GCORR) is sponsoring Vital Conversations: A Video Series on Realities of Race and Racism to help congregations and clergy begin their own conversations about matters impacting their lives and communities. On Wednesday Nov. 11, GCORR will feature the second video in the series, a conversation with The Rev. Dr. Miguel De La Torre. Dr. De La Torre is a professor of social ethics and Latino/a studies at the Iliff School of Theology, which is a United Methodist related seminary in Denver, Colorado.

Sign up for Fresh Expressions Vision Day

The one-day experience is set for Nov. 21 in four Florida locations.

Lake Junaluska Peace Conference spots available

Registration is open for the conference, set for Nov. 12-15 in the North Carolina mountains.

Resources available for Student Day

Nov. 29 brings the special offering to fund college and graduate-level scholarships for United Methodists.

Alabama Rural Ministry's youth mission camp registration now open

Registration for Alabama Rural Ministry 2016's youth mission camp is now open.

Spots still open for church planters' meet

Orlando is the site of the National Church Planters Gathering Oct. 27-29.

Commission on Religion and Race to launch video series

The interactive series will start Oct. 28 at GCORR.org.

'Lead Like Jesus' event taking registrations

The 10-hour workshop is set for Nov. 6-7 at First UMC, Oviedo.

Florida pastor featured for Aldersgate 2016

Sign up by Oct. 22 for the best price for this conference featuring Jorge Acevedo.

Connectional Table offers videos on General Conference

Learn about issues for General Conference 2016 through #CTTalks.

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