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The United Methodist Church

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United Methodist Missionaries--from everywhere to everywhere!

In more than 60 countries around the world, United Methodist missionaries come from many places and backgrounds and witness and serve in dramatically different locales and cultures.

They engage in a range of activities and professions including pastors, educators, congregational and leadership developers, regional coordinators for UMCOR, agriculturalists, health coordinators, and doctors.

Ways you can help support United Methodist Missionaries:


  1. Learn about our missionaries and how they live faith through their remarkable work. Choose a missionary's name below to visit his/her bio.
  2. Pray for them and their ministry.
  3. Share news of United Methodist missionaries at your church. Use these featured resources to help.
  4. Give to missionaries serving around the world.
  5. Support a specific missionary by selecting a name from the drop-down list.
  6. Partner with a missionary through a Covenant Relationship.
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Seven UM missionaries are commissioned in Latin America. The event makes it a first in commissioning in Latin America and in collaboration with a mission partner church.
United Methodist Missionaries Commissioned in Ecuador
Seven UM missionaries are commissioned in Latin America. The event makes it a first in commissioning in Latin America and in collaboration with a mission partner church.
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Missionary work is more than volunteer work.
Three Global Ministries missionaries will support the United Methodist response to the Ebola outbreak.
Missionaries Return to Liberia
Three Global Ministries missionaries will support the United Methodist response to the Ebola outbreak.
The Missio Dei in Contemporary Context
Thomas Kemper identifies four aspects of the World Council of Churches’ “Together towards Life” ecumenical mission affirmation.
Missionaries evaluate lessons learned in the first half of mission, and to set goals for the next half.
Core Values: Young Adults Reflect on their First Half of Mission Service
Missionaries evaluate lessons learned in the first half of mission, and to set goals for the next half.
Dr. Hugh and Shirliann Johnson Awarded the 2014 World Methodist Peace Award
Former Global Ministries’ missionaries receive the 2014 World Methodist Peace Award

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Service for the Commissioning and Sending of Missionaries
Quito, Ecuador
November 16, 2014