To learn more about the United Methodist Church, these online resources are available (links will open new tabs):
About Our Denomination: United Methodist Church
United Methodist Resources
The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) responds to natural or civil disasters that are interruptions of such magnitude that they overwhelm a community's ability to recover on its own. UMCOR’s work on behalf of United Methodists is global and includes countries in Africa, Asia, Central, South, and North America.
United Methodist Reporter – The United Methodist Reporter is an independent weekly newspaper for United Methodists and other people of faith, produced by UMR Communications in Dallas, Texas. Their mission is to provide readers with news, features, and commentary about United Methodism that affects the person in the pew. They strive to tell stories of faith that encourage United Methodists as well as challenge them to consider their role in the denominational connection and the larger community of faith. Not all United Methodists think alike; therefore, The United Methodist Reporter does not seek to present any particular agenda but instead strives for a balanced presentation of issues that are of interest to a diverse audience.
General Board of Discipleship– An agency of The United Methodist Church, The General Board of Discipleship (GBOD helps local church, district, and conference leaders fulfill the shared dream of making world-changing disciples. GBOD has embarked upon an integrated, strategic direction that serves the church with continuity, based upon basic values and mission.
For Prayer & Reflection
The Upper Room – a daily devotional
Revised Common Lectionary Calendar – a revolving three-year calendar for reading scripture
Developing effective devotional time:
A video series on developing personal or group spiritual practices:
The Road Home - changing the lives of Madison area homeless families