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Recent News and Stories

Seven UM missionaries are commissioned in Latin America. The event makes it a first in commissioning in Latin America and in collaboration with a mission partner church.
United Methodist Missionaries Commissioned in Ecuador
21 Nov 2014
Seven UM missionaries are commissioned in Latin America. The event makes it a first in commissioning in Latin America and in collaboration with a miss ...
Celebrating UMCOR Armenia’s 20 years of relief, help and hope.
Offering Help and Hope for 20 Years
20 Nov 2014
Celebrating UMCOR Armenia’s 20 years of relief, help and hope.
United Methodist Missionary Eric Soard shares how he maximized UMC #GivingTuesday donations for new and existing ministries in Tanzania.
Gifts Support Multiple Ministries in Tanzania
20 Nov 2014
United Methodist Missionary Eric Soard shares how he maximized UMC #GivingTuesday donations for new and existing ministries in Tanzania.
General Secretary Thomas Kemper shares the spirit of giving and partnership.
United Together in Giving
20 Nov 2014
General Secretary Thomas Kemper shares the spirit of giving and partnership.
WCC Receives New Interns from Malawi and DR Congo
18 Nov 2014
Global Mission Fellows Olga Tshiwewe from DR Congo and Bethel Mhone from Malawi serve as interns at the World Council of Churches in Geneva.
Global Ministries Missionary Cindy Moon (left) with the girls of Angels’ Haven.
Gifts Help Girls in Orphanage Pursue Their Dreams
18 Nov 2014
Young girls in Thailand who were once abandoned, orphaned or who are living with HIV, gain a home, family and stability.
Help for Recovery after South Asia Floods
18 Nov 2014
UMCOR and partners meet food and hygiene needs after South Asia’s worst monsoon caused devastating floods and landslides.
Liberia Partners in Mission Together
18 Nov 2014
Participants from 14 annual conferences, including Global Ministries staff, gather at the Liberia Partners Summit to partner, intercede and support t ...
Redefining Mission in a Digital Age
17 Nov 2014
How do you characterize doing mission in the digital age?
Thanks Giving
17 Nov 2014
Amid conditions of poverty and food scarcity, how do we pray at Thanksgiving? Young adult missionary Janjay Innis offers a prayer litany.
The United Methodist Struggle Against Ebola in Sierra Leone
17 Nov 2014
Faith community in Sierra Leone is deeply involved in grassroots efforts to stop the spread of Ebola.
Sierra Leone Surgeon Has Died at US Hospital
17 Nov 2014
Dr. Martin Salia, chief medical officer and surgeon at United Methodist Kissy Hospital in Freetown, died Nov. 17 from advanced Ebola.

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