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Recent News and Stories

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Becoming Kairos in Times of Suffering
19 Dec 2014
Thomas Kemper reflects on the need for a rebirth of Christ in our midst to take responsible action against injustice.
A look at how the UMVIM program has been indispensable in helping to rebuild Haiti over the last 5 years since the 2010 earthquake.
Boots on the Ground: Haiti and UM Volunteers in Mission
18 Dec 2014
A look at how the UMVIM program has been indispensable in helping to rebuild Haiti over the last 5 years since the 2010 earthquake.
Ten Years Later, Pointing to a Good Tsunami Recovery
18 Dec 2014
After a generous outpouring, United Methodists invested millions to work with communities displaced by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.
Sri Lanka: A Decade of UMCOR Service
18 Dec 2014
Ten years after the Indian Ocean tsunami, UMCOR closes its Sri Lanka operations, but its approach to economic and social development lives on.
Call for Prayer for the People of Peshawar, Pakistan
16 Dec 2014
Global Ministries head, Thomas Kemper, invites prayers for all affected by a December 16 school bombing.
Oklahoma City University students offer campus an opportunity for gift-giving with impact.
Christmas Gifts with Meaning
16 Dec 2014
Oklahoma City University students offer campus an opportunity for gift-giving with impact.
Educating UMC Leaders Aim of Act of Repentance Service
12 Dec 2014
Rev. Chebon Kernnell, Global Ministries executive of Native American and Indigenous Ministries, bridges better understanding between the church and Na ...
Malawi Reflection: The Church and the Children
12 Dec 2014
Enamored with the children in Malawi, Ruby D. Anderson, Global Ministries board of director, shares impressions of her recent visit there.
Malawi Reflection: Passionate Living
11 Dec 2014
Dan C. Bryant, Global Ministries board of director, is moved by the passionate living of United Methodist sisters and brothers in Malawi.
Global Migration Consultation Germany December 2014
Global Migration Consultation Concludes
11 Dec 2014
The Global Migration Consultation, sponsored by Global Ministries, concludes with a call to create mutual, honest conversation.
Malawi Reflection: Worldwide Nature of the Church—Home
10 Dec 2014
Global Ministries’ Deborah Mahaney speaks of mission beyond the desk after experiencing Malawi and the worldwide nature of the church.
Hope Fulfilled
10 Dec 2014
The Ebola epidemic in Liberia has cut short food supplies. An UMCOR grant helped Mother Mardee Kpoo, 78, feed her family.

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