Site map


Although there are innumerable websites you can find by "surfing the net" on your own, we suggest these sites to help focus your search for meaningful information on the United Methodist Church, discipleship, and living a Christian life.

Note:  Swansboro United Methodist Church takes no responsibility for the content of these sites and, although frequent validation of the links is made, we cannot ensure the integrity of the links.

 The official home of the UMC: 
Home of the Sound District:
Facebook page for the UMC:

The 2017-2020 United Methodist Handbook is available in an easy-to-read and share digital format.

The Handbook is among the best resources for laity providing leadership, people new to The United Methodist Church and clergy who occasionally get stumped by a question. It includes:
•    United Methodist teachings,
•    church structure and organization,
•    denominational initiatives,
•    what it means to be a worldwide church,
•    connectional giving information,
•    a glossary of United Methodist terms … and much more.

Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church hosts a wealth of information about local and global missions, opportunities for service, and location of churches across the globe.   It is home to work areas within the church including worship, evangelism, and children's ministry.  There are also links on the history of United Methodist and John & Charles Wesley.

An agency of The United Methodist Church, Discipleship Ministries helps local church, district, and conference leaders fulfill the shared dream of making world-changing disciples.

The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is the not-for-profit global humanitarian aid organization of the United Methodist Church. UMCOR is part of the General Board of Global Ministries.
We belong to the North Carolina Annual Conference (UMC). 
Click here to find out what's going on

 The General Commission on Archives and History is the home of the UMC Archives. 
Find out more at

Cokesbury Book Store - the UMC's book source at

The Upper Room® Living Prayer Center is a 24-hour, 7-day-a-week intercessory prayer ministry staffed by Christian volunteers.

!Nuevo! Envíe sus peticiones de oración en español

The Heifer Project/The Ark
Heifer’s mission is to work with communities to end hunger and poverty and care for the earth.

"By giving families a hand-up, not just a hand-out, we empower them to turn lives of hunger and poverty into self-reliance and hope."

Note that donations to our Haiti Goat Mission may be made directly through Swansboro UMC. Make checks payable to "Swansboro UMC" and write "Haiti Goat Mission" on your check or envelope. We can buy two goats while in Haiti for the price of one goat through the Heifer Project.

Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center is a premier Christian Conference Center owned by the United Methodist Church. Situated in the Smoky Mountains near Asheville, NC Lake Junaluska is the perfect location for spiritual enrichment, vacations, retreats, family reunions. For Lake Junaluska lodging and event information please visit You can also reach Lake Junaluska at 1.800.222.4930.


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