Global Ministries

The United Methodist Church

Connecting the Church in Mission

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Read about the work of Global Ministries, including missionaries, UMCOR, volunteers, partnerships, young adult programs, The Advance, human rights, and peace and justice issues throughout the world.

 

Recent News and Stories

Relief for those fleeing Washington fires
27 Aug 2015
The situation wrought by the fires in the U.S. Northwest is changing daily.
Glory Ilunga Kapya Mulimba
Facing Giant Problems Outside Our Comfort Zone
27 Aug 2015
Global Mission Fellow Glory Mulimba shares his views on how to overcome and confront the giants in our lives.
From Katrina to Detroit: new collaborations
25 Aug 2015
After severe 2014 flooding in Detroit, responders draw on Hurricane Katrina connections.
Volunteers put lives, homes back together after Katrina
25 Aug 2015
In the 10 years since Hurricane Katrina, tens of thousands of volunteers have repaired nearly 2,500 homes and countless dreams in Slidell, La.
ASL Glossary Opens New Doors to Deaf Community
25 Aug 2015
The denomination is working to close the gap between hearing and Deaf communities.
Global Mission Fellow Tiffania Willets examines true fasting in the context of our communities and its needs.
Fast Everyday
25 Aug 2015
Global Mission Fellow Tiffania Willets examines true fasting in the context of our communities and its needs.
United Methodists Promote Healthy Congregations and Communities
24 Aug 2015
September forum will launch new health initiative within The United Methodist Church.
About a third of the Global Ministries’ scholarship recipients gathered for this photo at the SCD 2015 in Indianapolis.
Choosing at the Crossroads: School of Congregational Development 2015
20 Aug 2015
The United Methodist Church is at a crossroads in developing new worshiping communities. Participants at the School of Congregational Development, hel ...
Jay Knudsen
Giving It Your All
20 Aug 2015
Global Mission Fellow Jay Knudsen encourages us to leave all behind and follow Jesus, as he exhorts on Matthew 19:21.
Large Group Prepares for United Methodist Young Adult Mission Service
19 Aug 2015
Thirty-seven young adults are spending most of August preparing in Zimbabwe for mission service around the world through The United Methodist Church.
Global Mission Fellow Erica Oliveira lives out her faith in tangible ways through campus ministry experiences in the U.S. and Ukraine.
The Beauty of Campus Ministry
18 Aug 2015
Global Mission Fellow Erica Oliveira lives out her faith in tangible ways through campus ministry experiences in the U.S. and Ukraine.
Building Up Capacity of Local Partners in Nepal
18 Aug 2015
UMCOR continues to work with, and build the capacity of several partners, to meet the needs of Nepal earthquake survivors.


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