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Recent News and Stories

Lessons Learned, Part 3:  US-2 missionary Elaine LaVan shares the value of servant ministry.
Just Serve
21 Aug 2014
Lessons Learned, Part 3: US-2 missionary Elaine LaVan shares the value of servant ministry.
Ebola Quarantine Sparks Violent Protests
21 Aug 2014
Julu Swen, communication director for the Liberia Annual (regional) Conference of The United Methodist Church reports.
Marching for Climate Change Action
21 Aug 2014
Missionary Pat Watkins is one of the leaders who is informally organizing United Methodist participation in the Peoples Climate March.
UMCOR to Receive Methodist Healthcare Honor
20 Aug 2014
One of six recipients of the annual Living Awards, UMCOR will be honored for its work implementing Imagine No Malaria.
Bishop Ward Offers Pastoral Response to the Ebola Crisis
20 Aug 2014
The president of Global Ministries describes the unique role of The United Methodist Church in responding to the Ebola crisis in West Africa.
General Secretary Thomas Kemper shares some key points in his address at the Walking with Palestinian Christians Conference.
A Walk Together in Holy Justice and Peace
20 Aug 2014
General Secretary Thomas Kemper shares some key points in his address at the Walking with Palestinian Christians Conference.
Philippines: New UMCOR Homes for Typhoon Survivors
19 Aug 2014
Typhoon survivors in the Philippines prepare to move into new homes constructed by UMCOR.
School, Health Kits Needed for Haiti
19 Aug 2014
Can you help UMCOR reach 50,000 children in Haiti?
What Makes A Good Volunteer?
18 Aug 2014
Do you have what it takes to hit the road as a volunteer?
Rev. Jean Claude Masuka Maleka is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries assigned to evangelism and church planting in Côte D’Ivoire. Pictured here with 2 members of the community.
Mission Minute: Jean Claude Masuka Maleka
15 Aug 2014
Global Ministries missionary assigned to evangelism and church planting in Côte D’Ivoire shares his thoughts on mission.
UMCOR helps transform the lives of South Sudanese children through its Girls Education in South Sudan program.
Schooling for Girls in South Sudan
14 Aug 2014
UMCOR helps transform the lives of South Sudanese children through its Girls Education in South Sudan program.
Social Support Key to Ebola Fight, Leaders Say
14 Aug 2014
The Religious Leaders Task Force on Ebola, chaired by Bishop Yambasu, is providing training in Sierra Leone to help counter the rise in Ebola infectio ...

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