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FAQs: Structure & Administration


How can I find a United Methodist church?

Learn how to find a local United Methodist congregation in your area. Read More

Who is the head of The United Methodist Church?

The General Conference is the only body that can speak officially for the church. Read More

Are all “Methodist” churches part of The United Methodist Church?

The United Methodist Church represents only one denomination within the wider Methodist family, which has approximately 80 million members worldwide. Read More

Where can I find contact information for the general agencies?

Learn more about the councils, boards, and commissions of The United Methodist Church. Read More

How can I contact my bishop?

Our online directory will help you contact any bishop. Read More

How can I contact my district superintendent?

Need to contact a district superintendent? Learn how: Read More

How can I contact a United Methodist pastor?

There are several ways to contact a United Methodist pastor. Read More

How can I contact United Methodist-related colleges, universities or seminaries?

Learn where to locate contact information for institutions of higher education. Read More

The United Methodist Church continues to have a presence in the Philippines. Photo courtesy Philippines Central Conference. Cropped from original; please do not use.

Is the UMC in Canada, Australia, Latin America, Asia?

Get a history lesson about the Methodist presence in these parts of the world. Read More