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Recent News and Stories

Dr. Dora Canales Nuñez
Mission Minute: Dr. Dora Canales Nuñez
29 Aug 2014
In a recent visit to Global Ministries’ headquarters in New York City, Nuñez shared her perspectives on mission.
UMCOR Responds with Thoughtful Urgency to Ebola Outbreak
28 Aug 2014
UMCOR works with local partners to provide high-quality, needed supplies in response to the epidemic.
Global Ministries advocates for those besieged by extremist forces and, with UMCOR, assists displaced minorities.
Mission Concerns for Refugees and Human Rights in Iraq
28 Aug 2014
Global Ministries advocates for those besieged by extremist forces and, with UMCOR, assists displaced minorities.
United Methodist Bishop Minerva Carcaño (left) and the Rev. Javier Leyva (rear) pray with Regino Enrique, 5, and his mother, Macaria, who chose not to share their last names, at the immigrant welcome center at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in McAllen, Texas. The two crossed into the U.S. from Guatemala after a month-long journey. Leyva directs immigration ministries for The United Methodist Church in South Texas.
Border Visit Brings Immigration Crisis into Focus
28 Aug 2014
United Methodists learn the facts about the border crisis in a meeting underwritten by Global Ministries, UMCOR and United Methodist Women.
Final Word Grace banner with Mistead Sai
The Final Word is Grace
27 Aug 2014
Lessons Learned, Part 4: US-2 missionary Mistead Sai shares his journey of faith and grace.
Helen De Leon Camarce is a missionary currently serving as treasurer  for the Cambodia and Southeast Asia Mission.
Mission Minute: Helen De Leon Camarce
22 Aug 2014
Helen De Leon Camarce, a missionary currently serving as treasurer for the Cambodia and Southeast Asia Mission, defines the nature of mission.
Lessons Learned, Part 3:  US-2 missionary Elaine LaVan shares the value of servant ministry.
Just Serve
21 Aug 2014
Lessons Learned, Part 3: US-2 missionary Elaine LaVan shares the value of servant ministry.
Ebola Quarantine Sparks Violent Protests
21 Aug 2014
Julu Swen, communication director for the Liberia Annual (regional) Conference of The United Methodist Church reports.
Marching for Climate Change Action
21 Aug 2014
Missionary Pat Watkins is one of the leaders who is informally organizing United Methodist participation in the Peoples Climate March.
UMCOR to Receive Methodist Healthcare Honor
20 Aug 2014
One of six recipients of the annual Living Awards, UMCOR will be honored for its work implementing Imagine No Malaria.
Bishop Ward Offers Pastoral Response to the Ebola Crisis
20 Aug 2014
The president of Global Ministries describes the unique role of The United Methodist Church in responding to the Ebola crisis in West Africa.
General Secretary Thomas Kemper shares some key points in his address at the Walking with Palestinian Christians Conference.
A Walk Together in Holy Justice and Peace
20 Aug 2014
General Secretary Thomas Kemper shares some key points in his address at the Walking with Palestinian Christians Conference.

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