United Methodist Weblinks
New! Seeker Page on the People of the United Methodist Church — A slick new production from UMCOM – the official communications group for our denomination.
UMC.org — Your direct connection to the news, ministry, resources and agencies of the church throughout the United Methodist Connection.
The General Board of Global Ministries — Oversees the Mission Work and Disaster Response of the United Methodist Church around the globe.
Ministry With — an initiative to help the poor.
Connectional Giving website — New from UMC.org. Valuable information on why we give and how it makes a difference.
Greater New Jersey Annual Conference — The website of the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.
United Methodist Committee on Relief – Throughout the year, Special Offerings are donated to various UMCOR causes.
MethoPedia — A world of news, tools, information on many social issues, and Church-wide resources for everyone.
Ask InfoServe — Questions and answers about our United Methodist beliefs. This site includes a way to ask a question and get an answer!
Rethink Church — A new program of the United Methodist Church to help us with church growth.
“Moodle” Online Training from UMC.org — Some courses are open to guest registration and others are by invitation. Check it out.
Serve on UMC.org – Putting Faith into Action — Links to volunteer opportunities and Volunteer in Action projects in the US, by region.
United Methodist Communications — Help in getting the word out….
United Methodist Communications Training Site — online and in person courses and conferences and good advice.
Spiritual Gifts online from UMC.org — Now this is really cool….It includes an online way to assess your spiritual gifts, information on additional resources and lots of great pictures. Enjoy.
Worship — Center for Worship Resourcing — resources for worship planners, leaders and participants from the General Board of Discipleship.
Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts — Resources to help with creating, supporting and implementing worship in the local church.
Christian Education and Formation website — Information for church school teachers.
Christian Education and Formation – iTeach Archives — past articles that can help church school teachers.
UM Global Ministries, School of Congregational Development — Help in creating evangelistically effective congregations.
Doug Ruffle’s Blog Site — Read about various ideas being proposed by Doug Ruffle on church growth.
Natural Church Development — This site relates to the work of the Church Health Team.
The Foundation for Evangelism — parent ministry of the Web Empowered Church and an affiliate of the General Board of Discipleship of the UMC.
Blogs and Podcasts from the Foundation for Evangelism — additional information for church growth.
Young People’s Ministries — On the UMC.org site, resources to help teens and youth dream, pray, love and share.
Youth Worker Movement — United Methodist resources for the hearts and souls of Youth Workers.
The Young Adult Network — Conversations on many topics of interest to those with hard questions.
Igniting Ministry — The television and welcoming ministry of the United Methodist Church. Very 21st Century!
United Methodist Homes of New Jersey — Find out more about Methodist senior living options here in New Jersey.
United Methodist Men — The denomination’s website designed to help men grow in Christ, so that others may grow in Christ.
United Methodist Women — The denomination’s website on the United Methodist Women.
Mission Resource Center for United Methodist Women — Books, periodicals and an online community forum.
Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association — Just an hour’s drive from Princeton, visit the wonderful town Ocean Grove for the beach, the summer worship services or a church retreat at Grove Hall.
Television Ministries with Online Websites and Podcasts:
- The United Methodist Hour – this ministry began as a radio program in 1971 and grew in size over the years, broadcasting on 15 radio stations throughout Mississippi. The ministry which began in Hattiesburg, Mississippi now has a television ministry which is reaching additional audiences throughout the US via cable television and the internet.
Online Publications and Book Publishers:
- The Relay Online — The NJ Annual Conference’s monthly newspaper.
- The Interpreter Magazine Online — Thought provoking articles on many topics.
- Good News Magazine — Our very own Walter Fenton works for this United Methodist publication. Great work, Walter!
- Discipleship Resources — Great reading on various spiritual topics from a branch of the Upper Room.
- Cokesbury Christian Resources — Resources for the Christian Journey.
- United Methodist Camps of New Jersey – Information on Aldersgate Center and the Pinelands Center at Mt. Misery
- Aldersgate United Methodist Camp — This camp is located in Northern New Jersey, in a beautiful wooded area, near Swartswood State Park and Swartswood Lake.
- Mt. Misery – Pinelands Center Camp — This camp is located in southern New Jersey, in the Pine Barrens. Forms, directions, pictures of Mt. Misery are on this website.
Churches with Great Websites:
Lay Speaker Ministry
Have you ever thought about being a lay speaker? If so, you should visit the Methodist Motion website created by Mim of Montgomery United Methodist Church. Mim is a Certified Lay Speaker. Learn more about his work and this important program of the Greater NJ Conference.