Energizing Discipleship.
Transforming Communities.

Energizing Discipleship.

Transforming Communities.

As a local leader, you are essential to carrying out the Church’s mission. We’re here to support you and amplify your impact.

Recent Updates

Bishop: Beyond Prayer

I do not want to do anything but sit in my anger. Another mass shooting, and my anger overshadows my grief. Professionals would probably say...

Read More

MLK Day of Service Impact

On January 15, 2024, more than 700 Hoosier United Methodists joined with Americorps to live out Dr. King’s dream of building beloved community.  The Indiana...

Read More

NCJ Special Called Session

The North Central Jurisdictional Conference’s Special Called Session was held on January 23, 2024. Bishop Frank Beard presided. After a Call to Order and prayer,...

Read More

Civil Rights Tour: Love in Action

Collaborative Reflection: Lan Davis Wilson (Associate Director of Diversity, Mission, and Justice) and Rev. Dr. Aleze Fulbright (Dean of the Cabinet) As the Indiana Annual...

Read More

Bishop: I Believe

Twenty years ago, I wrote the following in the Pastors Corner of the monthly newsletter for Aldersgate UMC in Warrensville Heights, Ohio, where I served...

Read More

Bishop: A Christian Response to Antisemitism

As a Christian leader, I bear a profound obligation and responsibility to oppose antisemitism whenever and wherever it occurs. As an African American United States...

Read More

Advent Curriculum

Advent is almost upon us! Click here to find advent curriculum created just for you, all free to use in your churches and communities.

Read More

Veteran Q&A: Rev. Michael Warner

Tell us your title and where you currently serve. Clergy Care Services Director for the Indiana Annual Conference. When were you drafted or when did...

Read More

Veteran Q&A: Rev. Dirk Caldwell

Tell us your title and where you currently serve. I serve as the Senior Pastor at Darlington UMC in the West District, Associate District Superintendent...

Read More

Veteran Q&A: Rev. Dr. Kent Lundy

Tell us your title and where you currently serve. Wing Chaplain, 181st Intelligence Wing, IN Air National Guard, Terre Haute. I am an Elder serving...

Read More

    From the Bishop’s Desk

    Children Matter Most

    Join us in ministering to the most vulnerable among us: children. This team informs and equips churches about nonviolence, food insecurity, and partnering with schools.

    IN Against Racism

    The Indiana Conference is committed to dismantling racism and building bridges to becoming the beloved community.

    writing a message

    Featured Article From the Bishop’s Desk

    Bishop: Beyond Prayer

    I do not want to do anything but sit in my anger. Another mass shooting, and my anger overshadows my grief. Professionals would probably say that my anger is just a stage of my grief. Why can’t we have Super Bowl victory or holiday parades without casualties connected with our liberal proliferation of guns? We do not seem to care enough to change the weekly gun violence carnage in America. 

    Areas of Focus

    Develop Your Church

    Develop as a Leader

    Retreat to our Camps

    Search for Resources

    Find resources like trainings, grants, forms, and more.

    Upcoming Events

    February 2024
    DMJ Book Study: Our Hearts Were Strangely Lukewarm→

    Location: Zoom

    February 29. 2024
    Getting to Know You: Faith Sharing and Developing Connections Training→

    Location: Zoom

    March 10, 12; April 7, 16; May 5
    General Conference Q&A→

    Location: Zoom

    March 2024
    Lenten Book Study with Bishop→

    Location: Zoom

    March 6, 2024
    Retirement Seminar→

    March 14-15, 2024
    Loving Learning Leading→

    Location: Noblesville First UMC

    March 16, 2024
    Bishop Trimble’s Retirement Fundraiser Gala→

    Location: Ritz Charles, 12156 N. Meridian Street, Carmel, IN 46032

    March 15-17, 2024
    Your Story Matters: Women in Ministry Spiritual Retreat→

    Location: Brown County State Park

    April 20, 2024
    Protecting our Children: An INUMC Abuse Protection Seminar→

    Location: Zoom

    Stay Connected

    Get the latest updates, news from the Connection, stories of people making an impact, and resources to help your church grow and thrive.

    Looking for something else?

    We’re in the process of migrating resources to our current site. With over 10,000 pages – it may take a little while for it to show up. In the meantime, you can still access the original site here.

    Please let us know what you’re searching for, so we can include it in our new site structure.