When you or someone you minister to wants to better understand the who, what, and why of the beliefs and practices of The United Methodist Church, there’s no better place to start than Cokesbury.com.
If you want to definitively understand Methodist beliefs, Cokesbury’s online UM Official Resources has everything you need. From basic information about Methodist beliefs and the history of its early foundations, to learning about other disciplines of Christianity, look no further than Cokesbury’s must-read library of official Methodist resources. You’ll find books and resources that help to start or strengthen discipleship, that teach us how to live faithfully as Christians and practice putting faith and love into action. We’ve in addition to faith formation resources, we’ve included resources on church law & polity, financial records guides, guidelines for leading your congregation, and many more.
For a great overview, we suggest beginning with The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church 2016, the product of over 200 years of General Conferences of the denominations that form The United Methodist Church. The Discipline is the current statement of how United Methodists agree to live together. It acknowledges the past and addresses the future. We also recommend Social Principles of The United Methodist Church 2017-2020, a 64-page booklet with exercises designed to help individuals and small groups study the over 100 years of legislative decisions made by lay and clergy members of The United Methodist Church and its predecessor denominations.
With over 100,000 unique products, we’ve made it our mission at Cokesbury to be your one-stop place to shop for everything your church needs and to accompany those you serve on their spiritual journeys. While we’re known for our outstanding selection of Christian books from best-selling authors in the categories of Christian Living, Leadership, Devotional, and Children's Books, we likewise pride ourselves in our wide selection of books and resources on official Methodist beliefs.
Shop at Cokesbury.com for all your Christian product needs.