Global Ministries

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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

In Cote d’Ivoire, children are better able to learn after latrines and hand-washing stations were installed in their school, thanks to UMCOR and partner Reservoir de Siloe.
In West Africa, Better Hygiene Equals Better Learning
23 Jun 2016
In Cote d’Ivoire, children are better able to learn after latrines and hand-washing stations were installed in their school, thanks to UMCOR and partn ...
In Colombia, Peace Can Happen
23 Jun 2016
Global Ministries joins with people of Colombia to celebrate the end to more than 50 years of hostilities.
Panelists, supporters, and members of the Methodist Church of Peru’s Working Group on Climate Justice gather for a photo during the “Committed with Creation Care” conference in Peru.
The Methodist Church of Peru Takes Steps Toward Climate Justice
23 Jun 2016
A Working Group on Climate Justice in Peru prompts the church to promote simple commitments for creation care.
Cambodian students in school.
connectNmission June 2016 Issue 13
22 Jun 2016
News: Access to Safe Water in Costa Rica; Media: Witnessing Transformation in Cambodia; and Upcoming Events
A look at the intersection of Ministry with the Poor and climate justice.
Ministry with * the Poor in an Era of Climate Change
21 Jun 2016
A look at the intersection of Ministry with the Poor and climate justice.
Evans Ndadzungira, in one of the communities where he inspects a tree nursery ready for transplantation in agro-forestry and forest rehabilitation project in Barangay Rogongon, Iligan City.
Climate Change, Environmental Protection
16 Jun 2016
Global Mission Fellow Evans Ndadzungira from Zimbabwe shares of his work in environmental protection of ecosystems in the Philippines.
Members of Howard United Methodist Church, Pa., committed to living a healthy lifestyle, takes Abundant Health’s 10,000 Church Challenge with a 10-week walking program.
Connecting for Better Health
15 Jun 2016
Members of Howard United Methodist Church, Pa., committed to living a healthy lifestyle, takes Abundant Health’s 10,000 Church Challenge with a 10-wee ...
Nicaragua: Protection Against Volcano’s Aftermath
15 Jun 2016
UMCOR helps families in Nicaragua breathe easier after the Momotombo volcano spewed ash that caused respiratory issues in El Paplonal.
General Conference roundup: Global health
15 Jun 2016
General Conference actions related specifically to global health in The United Methodist Church, a major focus for the work of the denomination.
Fiji’s Vunidogoloa village is gradually succumbing to the adverse effects of climate change, causing entire communities to relocate.
Relocation and Rising Sea Levels in Fiji
14 Jun 2016
Fiji’s Vunidogola village gradually succumbed to the adverse effects of climate change until, finally, the entire population of the village had to rel ...
School of Congregational Development 2016
School of Congregational Development
13 Jun 2016
The School of Congregational Development is a premier event for equipping conference leaders, clergy, and laity to lead vital, dynamic, life-changing ...
As the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season begins, UMCOR’s Connecting Neighbors program can ready the local church for disaster response.
‘Season for Preparedness’ is Now
13 Jun 2016
As the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season begins, UMCOR’s Connecting Neighbors program can ready the local church for disaster response.


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