Ask InfoServ Can Answer Your UMC Related Questions
InfoServ, a ministry of United Methodist Communications, is the official information service of The United Methodist Church. We’re your connection to the worldwide United Methodist Church. You ask, we serve! Click here to learn more.
Ministry Matters Free Resources for Church Leaders
Ministry Matters, provided by the United Methodist Publishing House, is a destination site for ALL church leaders, both paid and volunteer. The site’s goals are: to equip, connect and inspire people in ministry. Ministry Matters offers three websites in one — a magazine, a reference library and a social network. The magazine portion consists of free articles, blog posts and This Sunday worship and preaching content using the lectionary.
UMCOM Online Classes & Training Resources for the Local Church
GBOD Webinars for Local Church Leadership
Webinars are archived for the following areas and more: Adult Ministry, Children’s Ministry, Church Council, Finance Committee, Lay Leaders, Nominations Committee, SPRC, Trustees.
- Click here to learn more
GBOD Local Church Officer Job Descriptions
UMC Cyber Campus
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Lay Servant Ministries Online Courses
Several times a year, BeADisciple.com hosts online courses which have been approved by the General Board of Discipleship (GBOD) as an advanced course in Lay Servant Ministries. These are designated by the GBOD logo “Learning and Leading.” While anyone is welcome to enroll for a great learning experience, only those who have completed the Basic Course and have been certified as UM Lay Servants are eligible for re-certification through these courses. Click here to view what’s offered or to register. Questions? Please email BeADisciple@sckans.edu. Click here to join the Be A Disciple mailing list and receive their free e-newsletter!
- Click here to read the Lay Servant Ministries name change explanation
Free IRS Tax Guide for Churches and Religious Organizations
- Click here to access the 32 page pdf guide.
This is valuable info for every clergy, finance chair, and local church treasurer!