Home Missioners,
and Home Missionaries

of The United Methodist Church

125 Years of Love, Justice, & Service

Resources for Celebration

"Deaconesses Celebrate 125 Years of Ministry in Methodism" - a press release announcing our year-long celebration of the 125th anniversary of the deaconess movement in the Methodist tradition

Promotional Video (1:36) - available for streaming on YouTube

Promotional Video (1:36, 18MB) - available for download on Google Drive

Instructions and Script for Promotional Presentation

Promotional Presentation (no soundtrack, not animated) - available on

Promotional Presentation with home missionaries - 53MB zipped file

Promotional Presentation without home missionaries - 53MB zipped file


Official Logos - available from Flickr

"Cutting-edge Ministry" - article from response magazine, February 2013

Half-page flyers: financial support version, 2013 discernment calendar version

"Purpose, Vision, Values, and Emblem" - a one page PDF handout that offers our current statements of purpose, vision, and values along with an explanation of the symbolism in our emblem

Order of Recognition and Celebration of Service for Deaconesses, Home Missioners, and Home Missionaries - a liturgy for recognizing deaconesses, home missioners, and home missionaries

125th Anniversary Edition of 2011 DOTAC Video (3:43) - available on YouTube

PowerPoint Slide Templates - three blank slides with official 125th Anniversary watermarks

Promotional Items - Available by Request

The following items are available from the UMW Mission Resource Center:


The following items are available by request from the Office of Deaconess, Home Missioner, and Home Missionary. Please email or call 212-870-3850 with the quantity of each item you are requesting.