United Methodist Publishing House is seeking short videos from young adults for its "Living Grace" crowd-sourced project.
The video discusses how today's newcomers differ from those of the past and how churches can engage them.
PET Penney Farms, makers of hand-pedaled carts that change lives for many who have lost limbs, has received a challenge grant of $20,000 to fund expansion of the welding/machine shop.
The program seeks mission projects that would generate good educational materials to help children younger than 12 understand what it means to "be in mission."
Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kansas, will hold its annual Leadership Institute Oct. 1-2, with a pre-event Sept. 4.
A compilation of columns written by Lovett Weems Jr. is available for Kindle and in PDF.
Course topics include communicating faith, welcoming, connectional giving and Moodle 100. Courses run Sept. 9-21, 2015, and the registration deadline is Sept. 8.
Registration is open for a two-day Spiritual Formation event with Bishop Ken Carter and his wife, Rev. Pam Carter.
Author and retired Florida Conference pastor Jim Harnish will discuss a new stewardship product, "Earn, Save, Give," on Aug. 20.
Local churches are asked to pray this Sunday, Aug. 9, for a peaceful reunification of Korea. Resources are available.
Lake Junaluska event will discuss protecting local church records and artifacts during disasters.
BeADisciple.com courses for lay members start Aug. 24. Courses focus on leading prayer and understanding Holy Communion.
The General Commission on Race and Religion invites United Methodists to read a statement from the commission's general secretary, Erin Hawkins, regarding racism and violence.
The campaign aims for a collection of cards and letters for Christmas to be distributed to U.S. military personnel around the world.
The North Carolina retreat center is taking registrations for the event, scheduled for Sept. 17-19.
The National Church Planters Gathering is set for Oct. 27-29 in Orlando. Early bird pricing ends Aug. 15; registration deadline is Sept. 21.
Friday, July 31, is the deadline for applications for volunteer marshals and pages who want to serve at General Conference in May in Portland, Oregon.
The focus for the Aug. 21-23 event will be Next Generations and Fresh Expressions of church.
The big day at the state capitol will be Tuesday, January 26.
Grants funded through World Communion Sunday are available from the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry.
There's still time to register for the Festival of Wisdom and Grace for older adults at the Lake Junaluska retreat in North Carolina.
United Methodist pastors, musicians and worship leaders will meet in February to explore how to use the wide variety of worship styles and resources currently available to revitalize their worship services now and for the future.
The conference Aug. 21-23 at Lake Junaluska, N.C., will feature speakers and workshops centered on embodying Chirstian ministry.
Events designed to encourage renewal and continuing education for clergy and laity are on tap at this United Methodist retreat in the North Carolina mountains.
The Robert M. Pitzer Award will go to United Methodist Women for incorporating a study of the church and people with disabilities into last year's Mission U experience. The banquet is July 31 in Dallas.
Leaders of children's ministries are invited to this three-day conference in Little Rock, Arkansas.
United Methodists can designate their local church or a favorite ministry to receive a percentage of the purchase price for items bought from major retailers through the website.
Postcards for the back-to-school season and other free outreach resources for local churches are available from United Methodist Communications.
Registration is open for this Discipleship Ministries webinar that will start at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11.
Two retreats are scheduled in October as a way to relax and recharge before the busy holiday season.
Petitions without digital media are due by July 1. Others are due by Oct. 13. Guidelines are available.
Scheduled for Oct. 15-17 in Chicago, the summit will discuss ways to address allegations of sexual misconduct involving clergy and lay ministers in The United Methodist Church.
Cokesbury has unveiled a "Surf Shack" theme for summer Bible school in 2016.
Horizons Stewardship is an Arkansas-based firm headed by a United Methodist elder experienced in helping churches meet fundraising goals.
Early registration discounts for individuals end July 1 and for groups, July 2. Other discounts available for this three-day event Sept. 17-19 in Nashville, Tennessee.
The General Commission on the Status and Role of Women has researched and identified stresses experienced by spouses and children of clergy and is developing resources to address them. Some resources already are available.
Early bird discounts are available until Monday, June 1, for this annual retreat in the North Carolina mountains, scheduled for July 12-16.
First UMC, Winter Park, will be the host for a statewide conference Oct. 22-24 targeting people 50 and older and people leading ministries for that age group.
Georgia's Epworth By The Sea retreat is taking registrations for the Evelyn Laycock Bible Study Series in October, featuring Bishop James E. Swanson Sr. and Dr. Jim Fleming.
Florida Conference clergy and lay members are invited to sign up to attend this Fresh Expressions US information event June 9 at First UMC, Ormond Beach,
Members attending Annual Conference 2015 at Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach can preregister youths going into sixth through eighth grades for field trips and activities provided by First UMC, Port Orange. Preregistration by May 26 is required.
The concert is part of the 2015 Wesley Festival this Saturday, May 23, at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
UMCOR is reaching out to help Nepal after a massive April 25 earthquake claimed more than 7,000 lives and left 3.5 million people in need of food and other assistance.
Spanish-speaking members of The United Methodist Church who are considering God’s call to ministry now have an updated, in-language edition of "The Christian as Minister: An Exploration into the Meaning of God’s Call,"equired reading for ministry candidates.
The General Board of Church and Society is collecting children's original prayers for the annual Special Sunday. The theme is "Hate Hurts, Peace Heals."
United Methodist Communications will launch a new series of ads with this theme: "We think church can happen anywhere."
In the wake of unrest and looting in Baltimore, the Baltimore-Washington Conference is collecting hygiene supplies and accepting monetary donations to help people left with nowhere to buy items normally purchased at a drug store.
Active adult members of a United Methodist church are eligible to apply.
Peace with Justice Sunday is among Sundays designated for special offerings in The United Methodist Church. Resources are available.