Global Ministries

The United Methodist Church

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Recent News and Stories

Episcopal - United Methodist Dialogue Committee Issues Communique
2 May 2016
Episcopalians and United Methodists met in April to strengthen their relationship, and grow closer in the common work of proclaiming the gospel and he ...
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connectNmission April 2016 Issue 9
27 Apr 2016
Resource: Beyond the Anchor Cross; Media: Inspirational Connections; and Upcoming Events
Stories of two Global Mission Fellows working in Global Health at Mozambique’s Center of Hope in Chicuque.
Global Mission Fellows and Global Health
26 Apr 2016
Stories of two Global Mission Fellows working in Global Health at Mozambique’s Center of Hope in Chicuque.
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New Earthkeepers Program Aims to Commission 500 for Creation Care Work
22 Apr 2016
A new program, introduced by missionary Pat Watkins, will train people across the U.S. in creation care theology and community organizing within the n ...
UMCOR supports sustainable farming in Cambodia so farmers have enough food for their families.
Cambodian Farmers Plant their Future
21 Apr 2016
UMCOR supports sustainable farming in Cambodia so farmers have enough food for their families.
Future Without Malaria Is Possible
19 Apr 2016
Since 2000, more than 6.2 million malaria-related deaths has been averted around the world. Observe World Malaria Day on April 25.
Recovery after Fiji Cyclone
19 Apr 2016
UMCOR partners with the Methodist Church in Fiji to provide assistance after Tropical Cyclone Winston bore down in late February.
A team from Gama TV documents the effects of the 2016 Ecuador earthquake in the city of Guayaquil.
Bishop Seeks Help, Prayers for Ecuador
19 Apr 2016
As relief agencies deploy following an earthquake in Ecuador, Bishop Silvio Cevallos, Evangelical UMC of Ecuador, makes an appeal for prayer.
Ministry with* the Poor’s relational approach to ministry brings wholeness and well being to those struggling with systems that perpetuate poverty.
When Ministry with* the Poor and Global Health Converge
19 Apr 2016
Ministry with* the Poor’s relational approach to ministry brings wholeness and well being to those struggling with systems that perpetuate poverty.
Ruben’s Tree
18 Apr 2016
How many of us even notice roadside vegetation? Read how an UMCOR driver lovingly cared for a dying tree in Armenia. Earth Day is April 22.
100-Year-Old School Becomes Ministry Dream Center
18 Apr 2016
A Global Health grant to the Tazewell District UMC, Virginia, will remove barriers to healthy nutrition by supplying kitchen equipment to offer cookin ...
Ceasefire Grants Reprieve, But Refugee Needs Still Great
15 Apr 2016
United Methodists and religious partners respond as the crisis continues for Syrians and others seeking refuge in Middle East and Europe.


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