Global Ministries

The United Methodist Church

Connecting the Church in Mission

Mission Opportunities for Young People

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Whether participating in a program to raise awareness of social issues, networking with others around the world, volunteering in a clinic, or dedicating their lives to long-term missionary service, young people transform their communities.

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  • Service Opportunities - Generation Transformation is an initiative of Global Ministries to increase opportunities for young adults to engage in mission throughout the connection. This includes supporting mission service within the UMC and Global Ministries’ flagship programs for young adults. These Global Ministries programs include: Global Mission Fellows, Global Justice Volunteers, Individual Volunteers.

  • Resources -  Learn more about important social issues through programs and events, including B1, a nationwide 24-hour fasting program that raises awareness about hunger. The United Methodist Special Program on Substance Abuse and Related Violence (SPSARV) administers to those affected by the diseases of alcohol and other drug addictions, including HadEnough, a movement of United Methodist youth to respond to substance abuse and violence.



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