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Recent News and Stories

Kansas church raises funds to support UMCOR efforts in response to Ebola.
Church Creatively Helps Ebola Response
16 Oct 2014
Kansas church raises funds to support UMCOR efforts in response to Ebola.
Historic Meeting for Global Mission
16 Oct 2014
A summary of Global Ministries’ semiannual board meeting.
Handwashing with Soap: Do-it-yourself Vaccine
15 Oct 2014
Global Handwashing Day celebrates the simple action that has big consequences for fighting disease and infection.
“Make a Difference Day” is October 25, 2014
15 Oct 2014
Volunteers in Pateros, Washington, organize a “Make a Difference Day” inviting volunteers to help those affected by July wildfires.
Alaska Recovery Complete Before Winter
14 Oct 2014
Volunteers “beat the wintertime clock” in Alaska.
Why Christians Are Helping Lead Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Movement
14 Oct 2014
In the midst of the protests in Hong Kong, Christians are challenged to provide a loving witness.
Disaster Risk Reduction Day – Creating More Resilience
10 Oct 2014
UMCOR helps rebuild homes with greater resilience to withstand future disasters.
Heather Jue-Wong shares about her assignment in the Philippines as a Global Justice Volunteer.
Blessed to be in Mission, Part 3
9 Oct 2014
Heather Jue-Wong shares about her assignment in the Philippines as a Global Justice Volunteer.
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
9 Oct 2014
Missionaries evaluate lessons learned in the first half of mission, and to set goals for the next half.
Mission Agency Prepares for Long-term Integrated Response to Ebola
8 Oct 2014
Creating a long-term Ebola response to a crisis that may have a long-term negative impact on health systems, economies and social practices.
Mission Agency Joins Partners at the White House to Promote #GivingTuesday
8 Oct 2014
Global Ministries joins representatives of major organizations at the White House to promote and support #GivingTuesday on Dec. 2.
Yambasu: ‘Cloud of Witnesses’ Confronts Ebola
8 Oct 2014
United Methodist bishop of Sierra Leone thanks the global church for support against Ebola.

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