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Recent News and Stories

Beatrice Gbanga: United Methodist Health Board Coordinator
31 Jul 2014
“I believe in community,” says Gbanga, unsung hero of our United Methodist efforts in Sierra Leone.
Hong Duk Kim Mission Minute
Mission Minute: Hong Duk Kim
31 Jul 2014
Missionary Hong Duk Kim shares his thoughts on mission.
In Liberia, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Heads Ebola Task Force
30 Jul 2014
Sirleaf, a United Methodist, called on Liberians to build awareness for prevention of the disease that has claimed 124 lives in her country.
Help Support the Texas Border Crisis Response
30 Jul 2014
Here’s what you can do to help United Methodist church efforts, from Laredo to Brownsville.
Walking with Palestinian Christians Conference Offers Opportunities for Prayer and Presence
30 Jul 2014
The August 7-8 conference offers ways United Methodists and Palestinian Christians can be present together for those affected by this conflict.
An update on the Ukraine conflict and how local churches are bringing relief.
Ukraine: In the Midst of Conflict, Relief
29 Jul 2014
An update on the Ukraine conflict and how local churches are bringing relief.
Myanmar and Thailand—Limiting Landmine Danger
29 Jul 2014
UMCOR and partner Clear Path International assist survivors of landmine explosions and seek to reduce risks of new incidents.
The Rev. Sam Om is blessed for service by fellow missionaries.
At the Intersection of Local Plans and Global Connections
28 Jul 2014
The denomination’s ethnic/language ministry plans in the US, are local, national and global in scope.
Mission Minute: Kathleen Pryor
25 Jul 2014
US-2 and children's rights advocate Kathleen Pryor talks about mission.
Commissioned for service in 15 countries, 42 young adults from 11 countries become Generation Transformation Global Mission Fellows.
First Class of Global Mission Fellows Takes Flight
25 Jul 2014
Commissioned for service in 15 countries, 42 young adults from 11 countries become Generation Transformation Global Mission Fellows.
In just two years, more than 1,400 students realize their dream of higher education with support from UMCOR.
Investing in Armenia’s Future by Supporting Youth
24 Jul 2014
In just two years, more than 1,400 students realize their dream of higher education with support from UMCOR.
Israel/Palestine: Call to Pray and Respond
24 Jul 2014
Missionaries Alex Awad and Kristen Brown offer a prayer and urge United Methodists to pray for the Israel/Palestine conflict.

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