Documents & Resources
Listed below are links to various online resources. Click on the logo to visit each website.
The United Methodist Church
UMC.org is the official online ministry of The United Methodist Church. The denominational website represents The United Methodist Church in the digital world, carrying out our charge as Christians to make disciples of Jesus Christ. Find out more about the history, beliefs, mission and ministry of The United Methodist Church.
Northern Illinois Conference UMC
Batavia UMC is part of the Northern Illinois Conference that includes more than 370 churches and 30 missions. Visit their site for more information on the Northern Illinois Conference of The United Methodist Church.
Young People’s Ministries
Young People’s Ministries is a site with interactive features to better serve young leaders across the globe. Some of the new features include chat, text message subscriptions, free monthly webinars, grant and scholarship information and weekly stories highlighting ministries with young people throughout the United Methodist Church.
Rethink Church provides United Methodist Churches with ideas, resources, and support in finding new ways to show kindness, acceptance, and hospitality to guests and members alike. Rethink Church is a ministry of United Methodist Communications.
United Methodist Men
The United Methodist Men's mission is to help men grow in Christ, so others may know Christ.
United Methodist Women
United Methodist Women is the largest denominational faith organization for women with approximately 800,000 members whose mission is fostering spiritual growth, developing leaders and advocating for justice.
Interpreter Magazine is the UMC's primary magazine source for our denomination's leaders. Check out fast-reading articles on all kinds of faith-related subjects coming out of our larger church. Get ideas to use in your family, your church or your community. Write a letter to the editor, even place an advertisment.
The Upper Room
The Upper Room daily devotional guide contains meditations are written by individuals, both clergy and laity, that are struggling to live faithfully in real-life situations, with the Bible as the guide for and measure of faithful living.
The General Board of Discipleship
An agency of The United Methodist Church, GBOD (The General Board of Discipleship) helps local church, district, and conference leaders fulfill the shared dream of making world-changing disciples.
Global Ministries of the UMC
The General Board of Global Ministries is the global mission agency of The United Methodist Church, its annual conferences, missionary conferences, and local congregations. It's purpose is to connect the Church in mission. It equips and transforms people and places for God's mission around the world.-
The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry leads and serves The United Methodist Church in the recruitment, preparation, nurture, education, and support of Christian leaders - lay and clergy - for the work of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world
Harvest 2.0 was created focus and rekindle our call to be witnesses for Christ in the communities where we live. Join the Northern Illinois Conference's vision to plant 100 new faith communities, to nurture vital congregations through healthy discipleship practices, and to cultivate active community listening and outreach in all of our local churches.
The purpose of GCAH is to promote and care for the historical interest of The United Methodist Church.
The United Methodist Publishing House
The United Methodist Publishing House is a publisher and distributor to Christian clergy and laity, with primary responsibilities for the publishing and distribution for The United Methodist Church.