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

Global Ministries Statement on Denial of Israeli Visa to World Council of Church Leader
7 Dec 2016
Dr. Phiri’s treatment at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv was based on “prevention of illegal immigration consideration,” according to Isr ...
The Transforming Power of God
6 Dec 2016
"I looked at other service programs such as Teach for America and the Peace Corps, but I ultimately settled on the Global Mission Fellows program beca ...
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Center for Mission Innovation Commissions First Class of Earthkeepers
2 Dec 2016
Global Ministries celebrates Earthkeepers as a new ministry that hopes to address issues of environmental justice. Initially, it was designed to be a ...
Kemper to Be Featured on 'Vital Conversation' Segment December 7
1 Dec 2016
Join Global Ministries’ leader Thomas Kemper on Wednesday, December 7 at 9 p.m. (EST) for an internet presentation on “What It Means to Be a Mission W ...
Global Ministries Celebrates Giving Tuesday Outcome
1 Dec 2016
More than 2,550 persons in 19 countries contributed a total of $853,909.78 to United Methodist mission projects and missionary support through the 201 ...
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World AIDS Day: Working Toward an AIDS-Free World
1 Dec 2016
An opportunity to unite people worldwide in the fight against HIV.
A Call to Environmental and Economic Justice
1 Dec 2016
From mechanical engineering to the call for environmental and economic justice
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Ministry of Presence
30 Nov 2016
Christopher Hamera, a Global Mission Fellow from Malawi, reflects on his experience in the Philippines and the importance of a “ministry of presence.”
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Linking Communities with Life-Saving Obstetric Care Through Maternity Waiting Homes
28 Nov 2016
The United Methodist Zimbabwe Episcopal Area Health Board has made addressing the needs of the most vulnerable -- women and children -- a priority.
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Fresh Expressions
28 Nov 2016
“The Spirit is always moving to sweep the Church into a new mission age. With openness and gratitude, we await the leading of the Spirit in ways not y ...
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Global Ministries Holds Mission Initiatives Training at New Atlanta Headquarters
22 Nov 2016
Mission Initiatives oversees the planting of new faith-based communities that include housing churches, Bible studies, and small groups. The purpose o ...
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Keeping Our Promise to Children in Liberia
21 Nov 2016
In the face of life-threatening illness, entire communities of subsistence farmers are cut off from health care because there are no connecting roads ...

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