In honor of those that lost their lives the Florida Annual Conference will host a blood drive in partnership with Florida OneBlood Services on Friday, June 9.
The four-week study guide is a tool to help annual conferences and local churches empower these important conversations.
The curriculum is based on the Lead Like Jesus model. The event is slated for First UMC in Oviedo.
Early bird registration deadline is May 15. Florida youth and adults come together for a worship and arts conference at the Life Enrichment Center in Fruitland Park.
Sponsored by the Southeastern Jurisdictional Association of Older Adults, it is an experience of inspiration and renewal.
Volunteer sign up opportunities are now available.
The School of Congregational Development will be held in Atlanta this year. Early bird registration ends May 1.
On Native American Ministries Sunday, The United Methodist Church helps ensure that Native American United Methodists are equipped and empowered to authentically serve Jesus Christ.
An effort to provide "scholarship" tickets for the Annual Conference breakfast is underway.
A new grant from United Methodist Communications (UMCOM) is offering training opportunities for local churches looking to build and maintain a website.
Financial Summit to be offered for all FLUMC members and clergy at St. Luke's, Orlando, on May 6.
Explore Sapelo Island, the Golden Era of Amelia Island and cruise by Cumberland Island in September.
The General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) has announced a new fundraising platform. New corporate sponsor Boosterville, Inc. will provide the service to United Methodist churches at no cost.
Creation Justice Ministries has placed a call-to-action for an upcoming climate march in Washington D.C. This year's event occurs Saturday, April 29.
Join with others to "Speak Up for Those Who Cannot" at the 22nd annual Children's Week in Tallahassee March 26-28 and learn about critical justice issues affecting children in Florida.
General Commission on Archives and History honors Florida Southern College's 130 years of continuous education.
Immigration will be the subject of the March 21 conversation, and on April 24 the focus will be creation care.
UMCOR offers resources for UMCOR Sunday (formerly One Great Hour of Sharing).
The Ethnic In-Service Training Grant (EIST) awards up to $10,000 for innovative minority training programs; the application is open now through March 1, 2017.
Enjoy a sunset cruise on a working shrimp boat and other outdoor adventures at Epworth By The Sea July 28-30.
The United Methodist Publishing House (UMPH) recently announced a partnership between Love in a Big World and Project Transformation.
Young African-American United Methodists are being sought to write liturgies, prayers and calls to worship for an updated Africana worship series.
Early Response Teams needed in Mississippi.
At 1 p.m. CST on Feb. 8, United Methodist Communications will host a free webinar: 3 Reasons Your Church's Brand Matters.
The video series focuses on young adults, social justice and the church.
A new online course for lay and clergy about liturgy and worship is now open for enrollment to United Methodists around the country.
Bishop Woodie White shares his annual birthday letter to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The General Board of Church and Society, Commission on Religion and Race, Commission on the Status and Role of Women, Higher Education and Ministry and United Methodist Women are working together to provide resources for hosts to use to facilitate meaningful conversation.
Epworth By The Sea announces Bible study for April and a senior adult Vacation Bible School in May.
This Advent season seems more poignant this year than in years past in the midst of beginning the work with the Commission on a Way Forward.
The Wesley Theological Seminary Lay Academy offers 11 online courses covering a variety of topics including Methodist identity, early church history, Christian ethics, interfaith relations and the intersection of faith and science.
In response to the refugee crisis, online Christian retailer Cokesbury.com is taking strides to offer hope.
The Excellence in Clergy Leadership Scholarship was created to help entering United Methodist clergy avoid excessive educational loan debt, minimize financial stress and build financial acumen.
United Methodist Women offer reflections and devotionals for Advent.
Steeplecom helps churches with leasing properties to wireless carriers.
Lake Buena Vista Palace online reservations service is now available.
A Federal Court Judge granted a preliminary injunction against the Fair Labor and Standards Act (FLSA) overtime expansion rule from taking effect until a final decision in the case is issued. The December 1, 2016, deadline increasing the minimum salary threshold in regards to overtime to properly classified salaried, exempt employees has been postponed. It is unclear what direction this injunction may take at the moment. It is possible that this may not become law, but it is also possible that once it is processed through the courts, it will be effective immediately.
The event is also to show support for the Standing Rock Sioux impacted by the Data Access Pipeline.
GBHEM's Office of Loans and Scholarships will be awarding over 2,300 students a total of $5 million in financial assistance for 2016.
Retreat is slated for January at Epworth By The Sea.
Registration is open for teams as large as 70 persons for summer's youth mission camp.
The following conferences have volunteer requests: South Carolina, Virginia, South Georgia, North Carolina, the Bahamas, and Haiti.
Storytelling festival slated for Epworth by the Sea in February.
Spark Day is the opportunity to discover more about Fresh Expressions, including how it is renewing the church and learning about tools to help start Fresh Expressions in your area. The event is being held in multiple sites.
Global Young People's Convocation 2018 is soliciting planning committee team members.
Florida Conference churches fared well. The hotline is available for those needing assistance and volunteers offering assistance.
The United Methodist Men are sponsoring two October events.
A Blessing of Animals, in many congregations, witnesses to God's and the Church's love, care, and concern for creation. As we recognize our mutual interdependence with God's creatures, the Church's witness of stewardship of creation is strengthened. It is also a service with special appeal to children.
Both skilled and unskilled volunteers are needed for the recovery effort. There will be skilled individuals to teach every level of volunteer how to do the work needed.