Communications

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The Power of Communication

For more than 80 years, United Methodist Communications has told inspirational stories of God's work in the world through The United Methodist Church, helped reach new people, supported local churches in vibrant communications ministry, equipped leaders and delivered messages of hope and healing.

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OUR MISSION: Communicating all the good we can, in all the ways we can, to all the people we can, in all the places we can.

What we do

United Methodist Communications strives to engage people with dynamic content targeted to the interests of distinct audiences: seekers, members, church leaders and news.  Sheila Bates, director of student faith and leadership formation at United Methodist Higher Education & Ministry, joins Joe Iovino for a podcast in the audio studio of United Methodist Communications. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Telling the church's story

United Methodist Communications strives to engage people with dynamic content targeted to the interests of distinct audiences: seekers, members church leaders and news.

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Communicators for the National Plan attend training at United Methodist Communications in Nashville, Tenn. Welcoming them is the Rev. Gustavo Vasquez, director of Hispanic/Latino Communications. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Equipping church leaders

Communication can help grow your church and engage your congregation in mission and outreach. We provide you with the tools to market your church and support your ministries.

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Who We Are

Construction begins on the Nashville offices of United Methodist Communications at 810 12th Avenue South in 1989. Courtesy of United Methodist Communications.

Our history

For over 80 years now, the United Methodist Communications team has been telling the story of God's work in the world through the church. Times may have changed, but our commitment remains the same.

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Our Commission

The General Commission on Communications — our governing body — consists of members selected from each of the jurisdictional conferences and from the central conferences, representing the diversity of our global church.

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Annual and financial reports

Explore the core objectives that steer the course of our work, our major accomplishments, yearly highlights, reports and evaluations.

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United Methodist Communications has responded to a tumultuous 2020, also the year marking our 80th year in ministry, with innovative global technology solutions, transformative local church. Screenshot from video produced by United Methodist Communications.

Our Foundation

The Foundation seeks to make sure that vital communications ministries continue around the globe. We support a wide range of mission and ministry initiatives, helping to extend their reach through resources and tailored services.

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Press Center

Learn more about the work of United Methodist Communications through the latest communication news and official announcements.

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News

Get in-depth, objective global news, reported in five languages, on what's going on in the church and how United Methodists are making a difference throughout the world.

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Research

Understand the audiences you communicate with by using research as a navigation tool to inform decisions, reach goals and make changes for effective ministry.

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Annual and Financial Reports

Our vision is to share the message of God's transforming grace with the world. We achieve this by telling the story of God's work in the world and by equipping the church to speak this redemptive message to a broken and hurting world. Read More

Our Commission

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Our History

Since 1940, United Methodist Communications has been telling the church’s story, both within the church and to the world. Read More

What We Do

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The Foundation

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Press Center

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UM News

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Research

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Communications Scholarships and fellowships

We offer a variety of named scholarships and fellowships that provide critical training and experience for persons interested in pursuing a career in religious communications. Read More

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