General Board of Discipleship

The United Methodist Church's General Board of Discipleship connects leaders with needed resourcing, training, consulting, and networking that support spiritual formation, new church development, revitalization of local churches, and materials for use in Central Conferences. www.gbod.org

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Resources

Guidelines for Leading Your Congregation 2013-2016 - Children's Ministries - eBook

Guidelines for Leading Your Congregation 2013-2016 - Children's Ministries - eBook

Guidelines for Leading Your Congregation 2013-2016 - Adult Ministries

Guidelines for Leading Your Congregation 2013-2016 - Adult Ministries

Guidelines for Leading Your Congregation 2013-2016 - Worship - Downloadable PDF Edition

Guidelines for Leading Your Congregation 2013-2016 - Worship - Downloadable PDF Edition

Guidelines for Leading Your Congregation 2013-2016 - Nominations and Leadership Development

Guidelines for Leading Your Congregation 2013-2016 - Nominations and Leadership Development

Articles

Making Growth Sustainable

By General Board of Discipleship
What do you take for granted as you walk into your church each Sunday? How is it that the fastest growing areas of The United Methodist Church are those with the least… read more

A New Generation of Church Leaders

By General Board of Discipleship
Have you ever felt like you didn't fit in at church? If so, how will our young people grow to be strong leaders in a church that often excludes them? Watch "A New Generation of … read more

Our Over-Messaged Lives

By General Board of Discipleship
Do you sometimes feel like you live an over-messaged life? Texting, emailing, web-surfing, television watching…how do we find the space and time for God? What's available … read more

Church 2092

By General Board of Discipleship
What will The United Methodist Church look like in 80 years? Will it survive? If so, how will we transform our congregations to ensure they make it to 2092? Download the… read more

Creating New Memories

By General Board of Discipleship
Remember your first memory of church? Some say those who live in the United States are losing their memory of church. If so, how do we plant new memories? Think strategically… read more