A local church media kit with downloadable resources includes logos, social media posts and bulletin inserts.
The United Methodist Communications Public Information Team is hosting two upcoming webinars to support local churches as they strive to embrace social media and its uses for outreach and ministry.
Recipients will receive a 50 percent discount off tuition during their first year of study at Fuller.
Applicants are encouraged to consult with Discipleship Ministries staff for guidance in preparing the application.
Scarcity in Abundance: Hunger in the United States will be a three-day seminar experience for any United Methodist interested in taking a deep dive into issues that intersect with and exacerbate hunger.
Training on having conversations with youth about faith is available.
Island hopping is the agenda and includes lunch at the Reynolds Mansion.
Because of the Peace with Justice Sunday offering, the people of The United Methodist Church are able to make a difference together by sowing seeds—and yielding fruit!—of peace.
Applications are now being received for the 2018-2019 Institute which is funded by the Institute of Preaching endowment fund in Florida and the Parish Ministry Fund in North Carolina.
This year's approach to Heritage Sunday is a celebration, a jubilee, in fact. We are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of The United Methodist Church.
"The Well" worship leader retreat aims to refresh, restore and remember. The 24-hour event will take place at the Life Enrichment Center in June.
Lake Junaluska will host the Festival of Wisdom and Grace, a conference for those looking for purpose and renewal in the second half of life, from August 13-16.
GBHEM partners with Africa University and Wesley House Cambridge for a new Doctoral Program expanding the capacity for theological education on the Continent of Africa. Application deadline is May 31.
UMCOM provides an update on 2018 website development grants.
A pastor and leader's kit is available, as well as other free resources.
Are you struggling with fear, anger, grief, depression, shame, or a sense of abandonment? You may be suffering from the effects of traumatic events or circumstances in your life. Do you seek more trust, love, forgiveness, gratitude, peace, and wholeness in your life? This workshop may be for you.
Summer camp for grown-ups offered by Epworth By The Sea in June.
The General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) is announcing local churches and United Methodist organizations covered under the United Methodist group ruling can now be listed on Guidestar.
Church and Society’s Ethnic Young Adult (EYA) program will run from June 2- July 28, 2018. This eight-week intensive program is designed for young justice-seekers who are willing to put their faith into action as they work in the intersections of faith, advocacy, and social change.
Application deadline is February 23, 2018, and grants will be awarded this spring.
The Ministry Protection Committee negotiated a very successful property and casualty insurance program renewal.
The men's equipping event theme is "A Call to Unity and Reconciliation."
Discounted early registration is available through Jan. 31. The panel discussion theme is "The Missional Church and Innovation in a Changing Environment.
The Council of Bishops is offering scholarships for young adults (age 21-35) to attend the 2018 United Methodist Ecumenical and Interreligious Training (UMEIT:USA) and the National Workshop on Christian Unity (NWCU) this Spring.
Register now for Florida Advocacy Days.
Led by Bishop Carter, travelers will visit Venice, Assisi, Siena, Florence and Rome while studying the Gospel of Mark and the legacy of Peter during April 3-12, 2018.
Celebrating God's call to empower those struggling to thrive, Human Relations Day is Jan. 14, 2018. Downloadable resources are currently available to help celebrate this special Sunday.
This year’s Advent and Christmas Season series embraces the secular seasonal metaphor of homecoming to wrap the challenging biblical texts this season gives us.
UMCmarket recently announced another way to give back during the holiday season. Links are provided to register online.
Fresh Expressions is sponsoring an inspiring one-day intensive with acclaimed writer, pastor and emergent spiritual leader, Brian McLaren.
Discipleship Ministries has announced that registration is now open for those interested in joining the 2018 Wesley Pilgrimage in England. The event will take place July 9-19, 2018. There are also 24 scholarships being offered.
The intended recipients are Florida Conference ministries that reflect spiritual formation or ministry initiatives.
Hotels with discounted rates for the Annual Conference 2018 are now available. FSC housing information will be distributed in the near future.
The Southeastern Jurisdiction (SEJ) Commission on Archives and History will hold a Heritage Preservation Workshop on November 17-18 at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center with the theme of “Bringing Life to History.”
The Special Sunday lifts up underserved students with a special offering.
Join Florida Fresh Expressions and Fresh Expressions US for a one-day Dinner Church Conference at Grace Church in Cape Coral on Saturday, September 23.
The registration deadline is September 1, and the training includes 12 weekly email lessons.
The 2017-2020 online grant application is open now through September 15, 2017.
An online workshop by Dr. Martha Banks is being hosted at BeADisciple.com. The comprehensive two-week course starts September 11.
Registration is currently open for Exploration, a three-day event for young adults age 18 to 26. The biennial event, being held November 3-5 in Portland, Oregon, is designed to help attendees listen, discern and respond to God's call to ordained ministry.
This year’s theme, Forgiveness - Living in Grace, will carry throughout the weekend of worship, workshops, professional training, and fellowship relating to the second half of life.
The theme is "Learning Together...for Transformation," and registration deadline is June 30.
A new online lay servant ministry course about stewardship is now open for enrollment.
Discipleship Ministries is now planning two pilgrimages to England during 2018.
The series is slated for October 9-12 at Epworth By The Sea.
United Methodist Communications offers free resource materials.
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.