How do United Methodists fund mission?

United Methodists clearly hear our call as disciples of Jesus Christ to love our neighbors as ourselves and bear one another’s burdens. Together, by sharing our resources, United Methodists support remarkable ministry around the world.

The United Methodist Church’s special giving structure ensures that together our gifts bless as many people as possible in sustainable, strategic ways. Every contribution makes a difference in this important work… Read More at  

Women of the UMC

As leaders, teachers, missionaries, and organizers, women have shaped the history of Methodism. In their work with the poor and disenfranchised, women have initiated important social and political reform. Roughly 800,000 members belong to United Methodist Women, and approximately 25% of clergy in The United Methodist Church are female.

We invite you to explore the inspiring stories of women who have made important contributions to the life of the church, as well as ideas to help nurture your own participation and witness.

Gammon Seminary elects first woman CEO

The Rev. Candace Lewis will become the first woman President-Dean of the UMC’s historically Black Gammon Theological Seminary in Atlanta and the first in the school’s interdenominational consortium of seminaries. Learn more…

Churches serve as warming centers, shelters

UM churches scrambled to open as warming centers and overnight shelters as historic winter storms have left nearly 3 million homes in Texas and other states without electricity in subfreezing …