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Recent News and Stories

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.
After Losses, Alabama Town Plans Shelter
22 Jul 2014
For a small Alabama town, a storm shelter will stem a tide of loss.
The Rev. Claudia Genung Yamamoto is a missionary with The General Board of Global Ministries assigned to ministries of church development and community outreach in Kobe, Japan.
Mission Minute: Claudia Genung Yamamoto
21 Jul 2014
In a recent visit to Global Ministries in New York, we asked Genung to share her views of mission.
A top cement producer in Haiti offers gainful employment to five community members in Haut Damier, Haiti.
‘Cementing’ Livelihoods in Haiti
18 Jul 2014
A top cement producer in Haiti offers gainful employment to five community members in Haut Damier, Haiti.
General Secretary Thomas Kemper discusses the spiritual and relational transformation that occurs when we engage in mission together.
Scoring a Spiritual, Transformational Goal
17 Jul 2014
General Secretary Thomas Kemper discusses the spiritual and relational transformation that occurs when we engage in mission together.
Apply today to be part of a newly-created Creation Care Ministry Team of The United Methodist Church.
Ministry Team Forming to Strengthen Creation Care
17 Jul 2014
Apply today to be part of a newly-created Creation Care Ministry Team of The United Methodist Church.
Church Youth Take Shelter as Typhoon Hits Philippines
16 Jul 2014
Global Young People's Convocation event moves safely to Island Cove near Manila after Typhoon Rammasun damage in Tagaytay.
Kathleen Pryor, US-2 young adult missionary, becomes a voice of advocacy for poor and uneducated children in Mississippi.
A Voice for Mississippi’s Children
16 Jul 2014
Kathleen Pryor, US-2 young adult missionary, becomes a voice of advocacy for poor and uneducated children in Mississippi.
Stephanie Plotas, a US-2 young adult missionary, uses the making of date vinegar into analogy of cross-cultural learning with Iraqi refugees.
Iraqi Refugees Introduce Date Vinegar
14 Jul 2014
Stephanie Plotas, a US-2 young adult missionary, uses the making of date vinegar into analogy of cross-cultural learning with Iraqi refugees.
Rukang and Fresie with children outside in the DRC.
Mission Minute: Rukang and Fresie Chikomb
11 Jul 2014
On a recent visit to New York, Rukang and Fresie Chikomb shared their views of mission.
Pastors Urge Fast July 15 for Mideast Peace
11 Jul 2014
The church is urged to fast and pray for peace between Israel and Palestine as violence escalates.

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