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Recent News and Stories

Representatives of a wide range of ministry plans, caucuses, and historic programs geared to racial/ethnic communities met last month in Decatur, Georgia, to address the growing racial/ethnic diversity in the U.S.
United Methodist Racial/Ethnic Groups in US Look Together at Future
23 Sep 2016
A meeting in Decatur, Georgia, sponsored by Global Ministries, addresses growing racial/ethnic diversity in the United States.
Generation Transformation: Online Application Goes Live Sept. 30
23 Sep 2016
On September 30, Global Mission Fellow applications will be available online through March 3, 2017. Be among the first to apply!
UMCOR relief supplies bring hope to flood survivors in Louisiana, and connects volunteers with disaster survivors.
UMCOR Relief Supplies Are Visible Sign of Hope
23 Sep 2016
UMCOR relief supplies bring hope to flood survivors in Louisiana, and connects volunteers with disaster survivors.
Pastors and lay leaders in Honduras learn the practices of U.S. immigration law to help the church and local communities respond to the migration crisis.
Understanding the Crisis in Honduras
20 Sep 2016
Pastors and lay leaders in Honduras learn the practices of U.S. immigration law to help the church and local communities respond to the migration cris ...
Director of United Methodist Relief Work in the United States Accepts New Position
16 Sep 2016
Gregory A. Forrester, UMCOR’s U.S. Disaster Response executive, resigns to accept new post as CEO of National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disast ...
At their home in Chamelecón, Honduras, former gang member Hector Leiva and his son, Hector. Leiva, 23, is involved in a Catholic program which promotes education and work as alternatives to violent youth gangs.
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14 Sep 2016
News: Aiding Migrants in Central America; Media: Missionary James Perdue
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James Perdue
13 Sep 2016
James Perdue, a missionary with Global Ministries, shares his journey in helping migrants in Central America.
Global Ministries Missionary James Perdue illuminates the call of the church and local agencies to aid migrants in Central America that includes a focus on human rights.
Aiding Migrants in Central America: The Good, the Bad, and the Deadly
13 Sep 2016
Global Ministries Missionary James Perdue illuminates the call of the church and local agencies to aid migrants in Central America that includes a foc ...
Helene Bindl, a UMC member in Linz, Austria, teaches German to young Afghan asylum seekers at the Zentrum Spattstrasse, a shelter owned by The United Methodist Church and part of Diakonie, an ecumenical network that is a member of the ACT Alliance.
Migration as Blessing
8 Sep 2016
General Secretary Thomas Kemper looks at the positive side of migration.
Excerpts from the re-adopted Resolution 6028, General Conference 2016, make up a series of reflections on global migration in this PDF article published in the September/October issue of New World Outlook magazine.
Global Migration and the Quest for Justice
6 Sep 2016
Excerpts from the re-adopted Resolution 6028, General Conference 2016, make up a series of reflections on global migration in this PDF article publish ...
United Methodists Respond to Bombing in Davao City, Philippines
3 Sep 2016
New York, New York, September 3, 2016—United Methodist leaders and groups around the world offered prayers and issued calls for peace and justice in t ...
Welcoming 17 New United Methodist Young Adult Missionaries
2 Sep 2016
On Sept. 5 The United Methodist Church will welcome 17 new young adult missionaries in a service of commissioning in Goesung, South Korea.


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