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The United Methodist Congress of the Deaf celebrates and promotes
Christian leadership and discipleship within the Deaf community.

Upcoming events

POSTPONED: was July 19-25, 2020
Joint conference of ELDA, UMCD, and UMC-DHM
Lake Buena Vista FL
July 19-21: Certified Lay Servant class information and registration
July 21-25: Finding the Hero In You conference information and registration

Deaf Ministry Summit
August 7-8, 2020, Grace UMC, Philadelphia

Save the date: October 20-24, 2021
online events
Fifth Global Methodist Missions Conference

News and Reports

2020, 20th Anniversary of Lovers Land UMC Deaf Ministry

Comparison of Proposals to General Conference 2020, UM News (January 2020>

Bishop Mande Muyombo offers a confession (January 2020)

January DHM Newsletter

Ghana, December 2019

Zimbabwe report, October 2019

News Archives and Articles

DHM newsletter

Jurisdiction News
World Federation of Deaf Methodists
Maps of DHM and UMCD missions and grants

UMCD Information

Join and Support Us
UMC ASL glossary project
In Memoriam
UM Committee on Deaf and Hard of Hearing Ministries
UMC disability group page

Please visit the website for our partners in ecumenical ministry, the Evangelical Lutheran Deaf Association (ELDA). As a partner in the Deaf ELM collaboration between Deaf ministries, we seek to share information and resources in ways that strengthen and support one another. Read more about this partnership. Feel free to explore the ELDA website, contact them about attending churches, participating in mission trips, and other opportunities for shared ministry. Also be sure to use the church directory site to find a church or deaf ministry near you.

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