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Recent News and Stories

White House Discusses Ebola with Faith Groups
30 Oct 2014
At a White House event, General Secretary Thomas Kemper joins delegates of 15 faith-based organizations to discuss Ebola response.
Two pastors are ordained as elders for service in Vietnam.
Local Elders in Mission Ordained for Service in Vietnam
29 Oct 2014
Two pastors are ordained as elders for service in Vietnam.
The Missio Dei in Contemporary Context
28 Oct 2014
Thomas Kemper identifies four aspects of the World Council of Churches’ “Together towards Life” ecumenical mission affirmation.
Truth without love is brutality, while love without truth is sentimentality.
Donations to UMCOR Sager-Brown Are Symbol of Hope
28 Oct 2014
UMC #GivingTuesday donations to UMCOR Sager Brown for relief-kit materials bring hope to those in need.
After Two Years, 'Hidden' Sandy Survivors
28 Oct 2014
Where are the ‘hidden’ survivors of Hurricane Sandy?
Speaking Truth with Love
27 Oct 2014
Truth without love is brutality, while love without truth is sentimentality.
English-learning opportunities, local job creation, and reinforcing God’s call are all attributed to UMC #GivingTuesday donations.
UMC #GivingTuesday Donations Create Opportunities
23 Oct 2014
English-learning opportunities, local job creation, and reinforcing God’s call are all attributed to UMC #GivingTuesday donations.
Cindy and Gary Moon Mission Minute portrait for Oct 2014
Mission Minute: Gary and Cindy Moon
22 Oct 2014
Gary and Cindy Moon are missionaries from Los Angeles, CA who were born in Korea and since 2009 have served with the Thailand Mission Initiative.
Enabling people with disabilities to move around independently.
Making Mobility Possible
21 Oct 2014
Donations on #GivingTuesday enabled Roshan Johan, a 30-year-old polio patient living in rural India, to move around independently.
General Secretary Thomas Kemper shares insight into Global Ministries’ global nature as a church in mission, ministry and vision.
God’s Mission Is Global
21 Oct 2014
General Secretary Thomas Kemper shares insight into Global Ministries’ global nature as a church in mission, ministry and vision.
After China Quake, Partnerships Promote Recovery
21 Oct 2014
UMCOR supports long-term recovery efforts and livelihoods programs for families after August earthquake.
Kansas church raises funds to support UMCOR efforts in response to Ebola.
Church Creatively Helps Ebola Response
16 Oct 2014
Kansas church raises funds to support UMCOR efforts in response to Ebola.

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