Global Ministries

The United Methodist Church

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Recent News and Stories

Impoverished farmers gain title to land and employ sustainable, earth-friendly farming methods.
“Building a New World” in Brazil
2 Jul 2015
Impoverished farmers gain title to land and employ sustainable, earth-friendly farming methods.
(Right) Rebecca Asedillo, executive for Global Ministries Mission and Evangelism unit, joins Asia-Pacific missionaries and their families in a dance during one of the sessions.
Missionaries Across the Asia-Pacific Region Gather in Japan
30 Jun 2015
Twenty missionaries serving in the Asia-Pacific region and their families gathered this month in Hiroshima, Japan, to connect and foster a team presen ...
Youth in India Inspire Others to Action in Reducing Disaster Risk
30 Jun 2015
Youths motivate a village, and women come out in force to help reduce disaster risk.
A Few Good People
30 Jun 2015
Bishop John Yambasu of Sierra Leone shares about donations to the June Haftrant UM School for girls, which includes new beds provided by Global Minist ...
Daniel Trujillo looks at the theology of this small but vital church in Honduras, which he says can only be a church if it understands that its life is mission with the poor.
The Church on the Other Corner United Methodist Mission in the Honduran Context
30 Jun 2015
Daniel Trujillo looks at the theology of this small but vital church in Honduras, which he says can only be a church if it understands that its life i ...
The Korean Methodist Church Continues Its Legacy of UMC Partnership
26 Jun 2015
Top-level leaders from the Korean Methodist Church visit with Global Ministries to develop a strategic agenda for meetings that will strengthen joint ...
Communities identify and remedy sanitation issues, a pathway to improved health and well-being.
Communities in South Sudan Work Together for Healthier Sanitation
25 Jun 2015
Communities identify and remedy sanitation issues, a pathway to improved health and well-being.
The selfless character of Methodists in Kyrgyzstan is sparking a movement of leaders to share their faith despite challenging circumstances.
Methodists in Kyrgyzstan Share Their Faith with Boldness and Kindness
25 Jun 2015
The selfless character of Methodists in Kyrgyzstan is sparking a movement of leaders to share their faith despite challenging circumstances.
US Health Forum: “Healthy Congregations, Healthy Communities”
25 Jun 2015
A new congregational health initiative will be introduced at a U.S. Health Summit in Houston, September 8-10.
North Texas Surpasses Relief-Kit Challenge Goal
23 Jun 2015
Can your conference rise to a kit challenge?
Missionaries David and Cynthia Ceballos, serving the Punta Delgadita area of Panama, describe the joys and challenges of helping the Panamanian Methodists develop congregations in a new section of their country.
A New Methodist Community Grows in Santiago
23 Jun 2015
Missionaries David and Cynthia Ceballos, serving the Punta Delgadita area of Panama, describe the joys and challenges of helping the Panamanian Method ...
Mission Agency Head Welcomes Pope’s “Dynamic” Encyclical on Climate and Ecology
22 Jun 2015
The document will add to the interfaith conversation on our responsibilities as caretakers of God's creation.


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