Connecticut District UMC


20 Broadfield Road Hamden, CT 06517
Phone: (203) 288-0286 • Fax:

• Email:

The Connecticut District is comprised of 76 United Methodist Churches in Western Connecticut. We are part of the New York Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church and our purpose is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Welcome to the Connecticut District Website


 UMC and Other Links

Link to United Methodist Church website

Link to UMC Worship Portal
Link to NY Conference

Link to UMCOR

Link to Ministry Resource Center, Yale Divinity School

Ministry Resource Center will make it easier for its members to park by being staffed 11-4 weekdays and the parking lot across from the main door into the Divinity School is available after 3 p.m.
Call us or email us with your resource needs for fall!
Everything your congregation needs for every age group is here for you to use in the Center or borrow with a membership.
We will help you plan for your upcoming ministries in worship, stewardship, for children, students, adults, faith formation, mission, and more.


Resources for leading Sunday School groups for adults, for intergenerational groups, for mixed age children’s groups, for small churches, for youth, for various racial/ethnic congregations, and more….


Anti-racism resources, mental health,

leading music groups for children,   exploring theological ideas,

gender/sexuality and the Bible, food and faith,

exercise and spiritual disciplines, many forms of prayer,

Taize, Iona, and global music and worship resources,

seasonal events to reach out to the community, Advent and Christmas drama for all ages,

liturgical dance, social media and outreach,preschool ministries,

men’s or women’s groups, narrative leadership, lectionary resources,

youth ministry resources for mission, learning, confirmation, fellowship, service, and….


Does this list give you some questions to ask us?


Contact us by email or phone:  we will discuss your interests and possibilities in any amount of detail you wish, including helping you plan, or visit in person or on our website!


Looking forward to being of service!




Carolyn Hardin Engelhardt, Director

Ministry Resource Center

Yale Divinity School

409 Prospect Street

New Haven, CT 06511