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

Upcoming events

Joint conference of ELDA, UMCD, and UMC-DHM, Titusville FL

August 7-8, 2020
NEJ Deaf Ministries Conference, Philadelphia PA

August 2-6, 2021
Fifth Global Methodist Missions Conference, Rio de Janeiro (Teresopolis), Brazil

News and Reports

December Newsletter

Zimbabwe report, October 2019

UMC groups welcome proposed 2020 Social Principles statement on disability, October 2019

Red Bird Mission Trip, August 11-17, 2019

August 2019
Ghana Deaf Ministries

July 19-21, 2019
South Central Jurisdiction conference

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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