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New Social Media Webinars
The United Methodist Communications Public Information Team is hosting two upcoming webinars to support local churches as they strive to embrace social media and its uses for outreach and ministry. Both webinars, July 26 and Sept. 12, are free and appropriate for users at all experience levels; the events will feature experts answering questions and sharing information about strategies, tips, best practices and more. Have questions? Click here to send an email or here to learn more at the webinar on July 26.
United to Love: Rally for Love, Peace & Justice
On Sunday, August 12, United Methodists, along with other faith leaders, activists, entertainers, politicians, and organizations across lines of difference, will unite to love, and condemn all manifestations and acts of hate at a rally in Washington, D.C. Click here to learn more and register.
The Council of Bishops is now accepting applications for local initiative grants, is offering a Young Adult Network cohort, is seeking a 2019 scholarship recipient to attend Bossey, the World Council of Churches Ecumenical Institute, and scholarships to attend the Parliament of the World's Religions. To find out more about these opportunities, deadlines, and contact info, click here.
Church Racial/Ethnic Ministries Grant
Applications for Discipleship Ministries grants up to $10,000 to help local United Methodist churches build ministries that strengthen and support racial and ethnic church concerns are due on Sept. 1. Click here to learn more and apply.