It also includes a planning checklist for every month and contact information for all boards and agencies.
The calendar is available in 10 designs, ranging from electronic to a pocket size that shows a week-at-a-glance. The most popular designs, known as the Standard (http://secure.umcom.org/store/product/2011-Standard-Official-Program-Calendar-Stapled,724,87.htm) and the Classic (http://secure.umcom.org/store/product/2011-Classic-Program-Calendar-Spiral,715,87.htm), measure 8.5-by-11 inches. The electronic calendar (http://secure.umcom.org/store/product/2011-Electronic-Calendar-pre-order,748,42.htm) offered -- is compatible with Outlook, Google calendar, iCalendar, and most calendar applications. A DVD with giving stories and stewardship help is included with the Standard and Classic calendars.
The 2011 calendar is themed around the church's four Areas of Focus (http://www.umc.org/site/c.lwL4KnN1LtH/b.4443111/k.D720/Four_Areas_of_Ministry_Focus.htm): combating the diseases of poverty by improving health globally; engaging in ministry with the poor; creating new places for new people and revitalizing existing congregations; and developing principled Christian leaders for the church and the world.
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The official 2011 United Methodist Program Calendar (http://www.umcom.org/calendars) -- United Methodist Communications' top-selling resource -- is now available and it puts all the information you need at your fingertips. Hymns, biblical readings, and liturgical colors for every Sunday are part of the vital information included in this resource.