Global Ministries

The United Methodist Church

Connecting the Church in Mission

  • Community-Based Diabetes Care Saves Lives - Missionary Mary Zigbuo introduces a young patient who has benefitted from the life-saving diabetes work at Ganta Hospital in Liberia.
  • First Weeks in Mozambique - David and Elizabeth McCormick, missionaries in Chicuque, Mozambique, write about their first impressions in a new country.
  • Global Health: Restoring Hope Through Health - Dr. Olusimbo Ige, executive director of Global Health, considers her calling as a doctor and how her connection to health ministries formed early in her life.
  • Theology of Mission Statement - Global Ministries’ complete Theology of Mission statement is available as a PDF download.
  • UMCOR: God’s Grace Available for All - From disaster response and risk reduction to long-term community-based development work, the United Methodist Committee on Relief offers hope to those in need, crossing boundaries of race, color, nationality, and creed.
  • It Takes a Village to Support a Missionary - The Rev. Dr. Judy Y. Chung explores her own missionary roots and the many ways congregations relate to and encourage United Methodist missionaries today.
  • On Being Connected - Thomas Kemper, General Secretary of Global Ministries, reveals how his upbringing within the Methodist connection informs his views on God’s mission for the church today.