May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. We are highlighting books in our collection written by Asian American authors to honor their significant contribution to the work of the church. For a full list of resources related to AAPI Month, view our Asian American Ministry Resources pathfinder. A Worship Workbook: A Practical Guide… Continue Reading→
The #BeUMC campaign reminds us of who we are at our best — the spirit-filled, resilient, connected, missional, faithful, diverse, deeply rooted, committed, disciple-making, Jesus-seeking, generous, justice-seeking, world-changing people of God called The United Methodist Church. United Methodists are connected to one another, to God, and to nature. We celebrate our shared ministry and witness, shared mission,… Continue Reading→
As we celebrate Easter, our focus this month is on how we are Jesus-seeking people of God. Use the resources listed here to teach and learn about Jesus and the many ways we continue to seek Him. We offer books, movies, and small-group studies on Jesus for adults, youth, and children. We also celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd. Look to the bottom of this post for resources on creation care for beginners and also for those already deeply concerned with care for the Earth.
During Women’s History Month, we are highlighting 9 female Bible study authors that we recommend for study in United Methodist churches. Abingdon Press is the publishing arm of The United Methodist Publishing House. They have published the work of these wise women whose studies are in line with United Methodist teachings. Consider one of their… Continue Reading→
March is Women’s History Month, and the Methodist Church has a rich history of women’s leadership. Borrow these books to learn about this history and teach it to others. We also have some DVDs on general women’s history to add to your watch list. Online Resources The NC Conference Commission on the Status and Role… Continue Reading→
As we enter the season of Lent, our focus this month is on our faithfulness. We are devoted to an ongoing, meaningful journey of discipleship. We explore what it means to both have faith and be faithful. We consider how spiritual practices strengthen our faith. We celebrate the faithful women of Methodism in observance of Women’s History Month.
What does it mean to be United Methodist? Why should your church #BeUMC? Many resources are available to lead your church in this conversation. The NC Conference Media Center recommends these books and DVD studies to guide your church in discerning its place within the greater United Methodist Church. These resources can be used in… Continue Reading→
Everyone in your church – leaders to laity, adults to children – can participate in the work of anti-racism. Use these books, DVDs, and online resources to involve everyone in creating an anti-racist church. Keep reading to see recommended resources for: Small Groups Preachers Worship Team Anti-Racism Team Conversation Hosts Lifelong Learners Activists Individuals Parents… Continue Reading→
Our focus this month is on our commitment to Christ and His teachings, social and racial justice, remembering our history, and commitment in relationships. Our community of faith is steadfast, loving, and supportive.