Bishop explains why he will #BeUMC


Bishop Ruben Saenz Jr. provided this video to explain why he will remain in The United Methodist Church after the Global Methodists launch a new denomination May 1. 

Do you want to share your own #BeUMC video? You can record your own and send them to us!

What do we need? Please record your own video explaining what you love about The United Methodist Church and/or your local congregation. Focus on how each serves as the hands and feet of Christ as disciples in our world today. 

Please keep your videos to 60 seconds or less, and please realize that sharing them with us means they will appear on our website and/or our social media channels, such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. We do reserve the right to edit or reject videos, especially any that fail to conform to the parameters shared above.

Now, how do you send your videos to us? It's easy!
  • Click on the "agreement" window at the left, which will reveal a window for you to complete your upload.
  • Go to
  • Type in your email address and a title (your name and city would be preferred).
  • You can add a message if you like.
  • Click the "+" sign, and that will allow you to upload your video from your computer, phone or tablet.
Then, as you come across disciples in action involving your church, share their stories on social media by using the #BeUMC hashtag.