Global Ministries

The United Methodist Church

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Recent News and Stories

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UMCOR Emergency Grant for Mozambique Communities Affected by Cyclone Dineo
20 Feb 2017
On February 16, 2017, Inhambane, Mozambique was struck by winds of more than 62 miles per hour (100 kilometers per hour) and battered by torrential ra ...
UMCOR Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator
8 Feb 2017
UMCOR Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator
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The Surprising Activity of the Spirit
31 Jan 2017
The Rev. Dr. Denise Honeycutt traces her roots back to North Carolina and explores how the risen Christ shows up in life, in work, and as the guiding ...
Change the Game: Tackle Hunger in Your Community
30 Jan 2017
We hope that your congregation will consider supporting Action Ministries Metro Atlanta’s Souper Bowl Campaign and help us to tackle hunger in 2017.
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The Church Responds to Its Neighbors After South Georgia Tornadoes
27 Jan 2017
The community was once full of life, but today people are displaced throughout South Georgia.
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Center for Mission Hosts Fresh Expressions Spark Day
27 Jan 2017
Fresh Expressions is transforming the way we look at ministry; showing an outward expression of an inward grace. It is a way in which God is birthing ...
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Ministry with Migrants and Refugees
27 Jan 2017
Migrants and others cross the Suchiate River where it forms a border between Guatemala and Mexico. The river crossing is part of the main route that C ...
Global Mission Fellow Works With Jubilee Initiative to Combat Predatory Lending
25 Jan 2017
The Jubilee Initiative, a ministry of the Bridges District, is a social justice ministry and partnership between local churches and the United Methodi ...
National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week
24 Jan 2017
The Global Health Unit works with faith communities and partners to coordinate a global response to drug and alcohol abuse and dependency.
Strengthen peacemaking, new UN head urged
23 Jan 2017
United Methodists are among the dozens of heads of non-governmental organizations welcoming the new leader of the United Nations with an appeal for a ...
The Global-Local Connection
23 Jan 2017
The “Glocal” approach to mission: Reflections on bringing the local and the global together to develop new ministries and outreach in the community.
Mississippi Conference Board of Global Ministries attends training
20 Jan 2017
On January 18, 2017, members of the Mississippi Conference Board of Global Ministries came together with staff at the new General Board of Global Mini ...


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