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UMC Heritage and Theology with Monique Jones

This course introduces the basic tenets of the United Methodist Church, including the means of grace, Book of Discipline and Articles of Religion, affirming creeds, and the Wesleyan understanding of grace.

What is the UMC Trust Clause?

In this short video (6:36), Rev. Nate Berneking, Director of Finance & Administrative Ministries of the Missouri Conference of the United Methodist Church, explains the trust clause and the ecclesiastical reasons why it exists.

Bishop Farr's BeUMC Videos

Bishop Farr shares his thoughts on a series of questions: What to do when 2-3 people are driving disaffiliation conversation? What conversation should churches be having? What about the "slippery slope"? Why be UMC? What about the next bishop?

We Are the Church Together Slides

United Methodist Communications has created a special presentation called "We are the church. Together" that will remind congregations of their identity as United Methodists while also inviting them to have constructive conversations about what they open the future will bring, both for The UMC as a whole and their congregation.

#BeUMC Discussion Guide

#BeUMC honors the core values that connect the people of The United Methodist Church. No matter the challenges we face, God is with us, and we continue to have opportunities to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world! #BeUMC calls us to embrace our Wesleyan heritage and envision a promising future.