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Tools to Support Your Disciple-Making Journey

Discipleship Ministries serves the church to connect leaders with needed resourcing and training that supports intentional discipleship and community engagement. Below you’ll find high quality resources for supporting your disciple-making process – everything from online discipleship to helpful webinars and new offerings from The Upper Room.

Meet Jeff Campbell, General Secretary of Discipleship Ministries


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Free Intentional Discipleship Resources

Tools for creating and strengthening your Discipleship System! Topics include:

  • Finding and Writing Grants: Effective Strategies to Broaden Support for Ministry
  • Our Membership Vows
  • The Meaning of Baptism
  • The Meaning of Holy Communion
  • 2024 Lay Servant Ministries
  • Fresh Expressions United Methodist: The Basics
  • Disciples in the Marketplace

Download your FREE* resources here!


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NEW from The Upper Room

The Upper Room provides resources and experiences to help people create daily life with God. Click below for a library of resources to help you maintain your connection with God.

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Take 20% Off Your Store Purchase! Use Promo Code UMCAC2024 (Cannot be used toward CEU credit or redeemed at The Upper Room).

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Reignite Your Leadership Journey with SCD 2024!

The School of Congregational Development is returning to Chicago August 4-7 as SEE//CREATE//DISCIPLE (SCD).

With more than two decades of providing exceptional learning and networking experiences for United Methodist Church leaders, nationally and internationally, SCD is set to empower and inspire again.

Learn More & Register!


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Hey Preacher!

Does your preaching ever feel uninspired? Do you want to improve your preaching process so that it becomes compelling and inspires your congregation?

Discipleship Ministries, through a Lilly Endowment grant, will be offering resources, videos and workshops, recommended preaching coaches, as well as online and in-person courses on preaching and worship. These offerings will not only instruct but are designed to help create relationships with your peers and mentors to take your preaching to the next level. Click the link below and we’ll let you know when this amazing series launches!

Register Here!


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Read a Chapter a Day Summer Challenge

Join the Summer challenge to read a chapter of Acts a day, starting the day after Memorial Day (May 27) and concluding on Independence Day (July 4).

This challenge is an opportunity for us to grow together in faith, wisdom, and community.

Register Today!


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International Resources

Discipleship Ministries provides faith leaders with resources in multiple translations. When visiting our website you’ll find ministry ideas, news, and resources for Asian-American communities, Latino communities, and more!

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