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Recent News and Stories

Trash is cash in Haiti
17 Apr 2014
UMCOR Haiti tackles environmental waste through a recycling program, while Haitian community members profit.
Looking back on a couple ‘firsts’
16 Apr 2014
Mission Intern Andrew Millman looks back at the ‘firsts’ in his life and realizes human suffering.
Directors vote to increase missionary salaries
16 Apr 2014
A new compensation package will increase the base salary of many active United Methodist missionaries.
Mission Intern Rebecca Dean finds that mission is about ‘being with people,’ and that sharing life experiences is a way to also share the faith.
Always a Way to Share the Faith
16 Apr 2014
Mission Intern Rebecca Dean finds that mission is about ‘being with people,’ and that sharing life experiences is a way to also share the faith.
A Global Perspective on the Possibility of a #UMCschism
16 Apr 2014
Dr. David W. Scott, writing on behalf of the United Methodist Professors of Mission, speaks to the schisms in the UMC body over the issue of homosexua ...
Climate Change Has Become a Disaster
15 Apr 2014
Caring for God's creation is responding to human needs in the wake of disasters and also addressing the effects of climate change.
UMCOR Board Approves Philippines, Haiti, and US Grants
15 Apr 2014
UMCOR’s board of directors approves more than $5 million in grants for work in the Philippines, Haiti and the United States.
A letter from Northern Europe and Eurasia Central Conference
15 Apr 2014
As unrest in Ukraine continues, United Methodists are urged to pray for peace. Read letter now.
Nilton Giese, General Secretary of the Latin American Council of Churches, who traveled to NYC from his home in Quito, Ecuador.
Mission Minute: A Conversation with Nilton Giese
14 Apr 2014
We recently met with the Nilton Giese, General Secretary of the Latin American Council of Churches, who traveled to NYC from his home in Quito, Ecuado ...
A look at the legacy and history of the settlement house movement which remains alive today for ministry and outreach.
The Settlement House Movement in United Methodism
14 Apr 2014
A look at the legacy and history of the settlement house movement which remains alive today for ministry and outreach.

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