Global Ministries

The United Methodist Church

Connecting the Church in Mission

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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

A Diverse People, Sharing Christ’s Love and Serving the Community: Blanchardstown Methodist Church
18 Jul 2017
Global Mission Fellow Albert Wakili, from Nigeria, answered the call from Irish Methodists to work with youth from many cultures, all members of the B ...
When the Voiceless Are Finally Heard; Migrant Domestic Workers in Hong Kong Speak
7 Jul 2017
When the Voiceless Are Finally Heard; Migrant Domestic Workers in Hong Kong Speak.
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Engagement With Migrants, Refugees, and Asylum Seekers in Europe
6 Jul 2017
Global Mission Fellow Nicodemus Doe, from Liberia, describes his experience working in Belgium on behalf of refugees across Europe.
A Changed Perspective on Community Health
4 Jul 2017
Thanks to the people of The United Methodist Church, the positive impact of the Imagine No Malaria initiative continues to be experienced in countries ...
When Love Overcomes Terror
28 Jun 2017
Amidst the violence and chaos perpetuated by Boko Haram, UMCOR is partnering with Mission 21 to provide more than 600 men, women, and children with li ...
Global Ministries Welcomes Dr. Amy Valdez Barker as the Director of Global Mission Connections
27 Jun 2017
Dr. Amy Valdez Barker was named the new executive director of Global Mission Connections.
Going God’s Way
22 Jun 2017
After two years of trying to schedule a US volunteer medical team to conduct a cataract surgery clinic in the DR Congo, missionaries Jonathan and Donn ...
Remembering the Rev. Oscar Bolioli, Methodist and Human Rights Leader from Uruguay
20 Jun 2017
The Rev. Oscar Bolioli, three-times president of the Evangelical Church of Uruguay, a long- time ecumenical leader, and a champion for social justice ...
For the Love of my Five Daughters
18 Jun 2017
JFON New York helps reunite sisters after a 22-year separation.
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International Day of the African Child: Hope for Children with Disabilities
16 Jun 2017
The International Day of the African Child has been commemorated since 1991. It honors those who participated in the 1976 Soweto Uprising when about 1 ...
Bible Seminars for Young Adults in Tanzania
15 Jun 2017
The Bible is studied in the far reaches of the Kasulu District and the Nyarugusu refugee camp in Tanzania through Next Generation Ministries, with mis ...
U.S. Funding of Family Planning Is Critical for Global Health and Development
13 Jun 2017
The proposed termination of U.S. funding for family planning services has stunned the global health and development community. Motherhood should be a ...

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