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Recent News and Stories

Conference disaster responders are UMCOR “ambassadors,” inspiring the next generations to get involved.
Longtime UMCOR Disaster Responders Share Ministry Passion
24 Apr 2015
Conference disaster responders are UMCOR “ambassadors,” inspiring the next generations to get involved.
Mission Directors Focus on Global Health and Celebrate UMCOR
23 Apr 2015
Highlights from Global Ministries’ 2015 spring board meeting.
UMCOR Board Marks 75th Anniversary
23 Apr 2015
UMCOR directors heard of past accomplishments and future challenges.
United Methodist Mission Agency Projects Church Growth in Asia, Requests New Structure
23 Apr 2015
Global Ministries directors petition General Conference 2016 to create “Asia Provisional Central Conference.”
Lithuanian pastor, the Rev. Jolita Pieciaite-Erbele, shares the joys of being in a 50/50 covenant partnership.
Lithuania—Owning Its Mission Through 50/50
23 Apr 2015
Lithuanian pastor, the Rev. Jolita Pieciaite-Erbele, shares the joys of being in a 50/50 covenant partnership.
Mission Directors Consider Proposals for 2016 United Methodist Legislative Session
23 Apr 2015
A summary of a new proposed resolution, “Religious Freedom: Grounded in Love,” endorsed by directors of Global Ministries and a look at some revised r ...
The Rev. Elizabeth Tapia considers the shifting center of gravity of Christianity from the West to the East and South, challenging churches in the West to contextualize mission, further mutuality, and more.
Mission Movements from the Global South and East
21 Apr 2015
The Rev. Elizabeth Tapia considers the shifting center of gravity of Christianity from the West to the East and South, challenging churches in the Wes ...
United Methodist Mission Agency Welcomes Thaw in U.S.-Cuban Relations
21 Apr 2015
Global Ministries directors approve a statement which calls for an end to the 50 year-old U.S. embargo of Cuba.
UMCOR Board Approves Grants
20 Apr 2015
UMCOR board of directors approve more than $7 million in grants for ongoing disaster response and longer-term development needs.
Global Health: “We Have Strong Reason to Hope”
17 Apr 2015
Thomas Kemper reported to directors about global health and offered updates about the new operational plan.
Statement Against Attacks on Foreigners in South Africa
17 Apr 2015
World Methodist Council representatives express concern and disappointment at the violations of human rights in South Africa.
Board Report on Livestream
16 Apr 2015
Watch Global Ministries' General Secretary Report April 16, 2015 at 2:45 p.m. ET on www.umcmission.org/live.


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