Global Ministries

The United Methodist Church

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Recent News and Stories

Room at the Table: Central and Southern Europe Central Conference Annual Meeting
30 Mar 2015
United Methodists from 14 European countries met in Poland earlier this month.
Upcoming United Methodist conference on creation care aims to foster dialogue on environmental justice.
Assuming Role of ‘Creation Care’ as God’s Mandate
27 Mar 2015
Upcoming United Methodist conference on creation care aims to foster dialogue on environmental justice.
Mission Agency Completes Purchase of Atlanta Property
27 Mar 2015
Global Ministries finalizes purchase of Grace UMC property in Atlanta.
Record Number of Conferences at 100 Percent Giving
27 Mar 2015
Apportionment giving through the World Service Fund helps underwrite the work of Global Ministries and Christian mission around the world.
UMCOR Armenia extends its health-based work into another critical area: women’s reproductive health.
Breast Cancer Awareness, Extension of Health-Based Work in Armenia
26 Mar 2015
UMCOR Armenia extends its health-based work into another critical area: women’s reproductive health.
Global Ministries Missionary Helen Sheperd (left) with a hospice patient in Mongolia.
Empowering Local Leadership is at the Heart of In Mission Together
26 Mar 2015
Missionary Helen Sheperd raises local leader to fill her shoes after retirement.
UMCOR Assesses Damage After Tornado Outbreak
26 Mar 2015
UMCOR confers with conference disaster response coordinators after tornado outbreak.
UMCOR and Reps from 11 Countries Gather on Disaster Response Readiness
24 Mar 2015
UMCOR International Disaster Response and Disaster Risk Reduction staff hosted the weeklong gathering in the Philippines.
Global Missions Fellow Maria Niechwiadowicz shares contrasting spiritual journeys in India and China.
Conversations about Values, Beliefs and Purpose
24 Mar 2015
Global Missions Fellow Maria Niechwiadowicz shares contrasting spiritual journeys in India and China.
General Secretary Thomas Kemper offers a reflection on the World Council of Churches’ ‘Together Towards Life’ mission document.
Together Towards Life
19 Mar 2015
General Secretary Thomas Kemper offers a reflection on the World Council of Churches’ ‘Together Towards Life’ mission document.
UMCOR has empowered a new, local organization to continue its humanitarian work in Georgia.
GEOCOR Emerges from Georgia Field Mission
19 Mar 2015
UMCOR has empowered a new, local organization to continue its humanitarian work in Georgia.
Ecumenical Tornado Response in Mississippi
17 Mar 2015
In Mississippi, UMCOR and Mennonites find strength together.


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