Get Involved

Here are some ways you can help support the movement that is seeking unity in the midst of diversity.

Personal Activities

  • Join others who are “praying our way forward” with The Upper Room. (See UMCprays.org for more information.)
  • Become a signatory on the Uniting Methodists’ movement in support of the One Church Plan by adding your name to the growing list of persons who support our mission.
  • Become familiar with the specifics of the One Church Plan to help educate others:

Activities in Your Local Church

  • Pray for the delegates and all taking part in the special session of General Conference, February 23-26, 2019.
  • Share copies of the Uniting Methodists newsletter by email with as many people who you believe will be open to inquiry and conversation.
  • Arrange for discussions groups (home meetings; Sunday school classes; all church meetings) for adults and older youth.
  • Share your perspective and questions with your pastor and lay leaders.
  • Encourage your church communicator to share articles and information in their regular newsletters and/or Sunday bulletins.
  • Invite your congregation, Sunday school group, or local units of the United Methodist Women and United Methodist Men to write a letters to the members of your Conference delegation to the General Conference, encouraging support for the One Church Plan.
  • Work with your pastor or lay leader to arrange a congregation-wide educational and holy conversation event.

Activities in Your Annual Conference

  • Write a letter to or start a dialogue with a delegate who is a friend, sharing your desire to be in conversation and your perspectives on these issues.
  • Learn who your conference’s clergy and lay delegates are and ask to speak with them about these topics (you can find this information on your Annual Conference’s website or by calling the Conference office. Your local church pastor or office can give you contact information for the annual conference leaders). Send a request to Uniting Methodists at UMCallofus@gmail.com and we will share information about your delegation.
  • You can also check personally with all the delegates to be sure they are receiving the Uniting Methodists, Room for All newsletters.
  • Share your perspectives and questions with your bishop and district superintendent in a letter or an email. (Your pastor or church office can give you their names and addresses.)
  • Encourage your Annual Conference communicator to share articles and information in their regular newsletters and /or monthly mailings.

Additional Opportunities

  • Send your questions to UMCallofus@gmail.com.
  • Donate to help Uniting Methodists promote the importance of unity that respects diversity by sending your contribution to:
    • Church of the Resurrection
      Designated for Uniting Methodists Project
      13720 Roe Avenue
      Leawood, Kansas 66224
    • All gifts to support this work of information sharing, networking, and legislative advocacy are tax deductible.
  • Draft your own personal point of view in support and submit to UMCallofus@gmail.com and to your local church and annual conference publications.
  • Notify us if you or those in your network are gifted in the area of writing stories, editing manuscripts, or graphic design (e.g. posters or t-shirts). We are often in search of gifted volunteers.