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

Strengthen peacemaking, new UN head urged
23 Jan 2017
United Methodists are among the dozens of heads of non-governmental organizations welcoming the new leader of the United Nations with an appeal for a ...
The Global-Local Connection
23 Jan 2017
The “Glocal” approach to mission: Reflections on bringing the local and the global together to develop new ministries and outreach in the community.
Mississippi Conference Board of Global Ministries attends training
20 Jan 2017
On January 18, 2017, members of the Mississippi Conference Board of Global Ministries came together with staff at the new General Board of Global Mini ...
Catherine Earl to Lead UMCOR’s Disaster Response and US Operations Partner Relations
17 Jan 2017
Catherine G. Earl, who has been associated with UMCOR since 2002, was named to the position by Thomas Kemper, chief executive of the General Board of ...
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A Mission to Serve, Then and Now: Grace United Methodist Church in Atlanta
17 Jan 2017
Although Global Ministries has a new headquarters in Atlanta, Grace UMC, which shares its space with the agency, has a long history of mission on its ...
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Global Ministries and World Council of Churches Host a Lecture and Panel Discussion on “Mission from the Margins”
17 Jan 2017
"Mission from the Margins": A lecture and Panel Discussion hosted by WCC Commission on World Mission Mission and Evangelism, and Global Ministries of ...
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WCC Kick Off 2018 World Mission Conference Planning With Emphasis on “Signs of the Times”
13 Jan 2017
On January 12, 2017 the World Council of Churches’ Commission on World Mission and Evangelism began preparing for the 2018 conference in Arusha, Tanza ...
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United Methodist Agency Hosts Planning Session for 2018 World Mission Conference
11 Jan 2017
The upcoming event’s sponsor, the Commission on World Mission and Evangelism of the World Council of Churches (WCC), will do detailed planning for Aru ...
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A Future of Connection, Not Separation
10 Jan 2017
Thomas Kemper envisions “A Future of Connection, Not Separation,” in this first story of New World Outlook’s Winter issue: In the Fullness of God’s Pu ...
Religious Freedom and Persecuted Christians
6 Jan 2017
The United Methodist Church has a long-standing commitment to religious freedom as a civic and theological right and to advocacy and action on behalf ...
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Global Ministries to Host World Council of Churches Public Event on ‘Mission from the Margins’ in January
4 Jan 2017
This public event will feature reflection and discussion on “mission from the margins” in anticipation of the World Council of Churches’...
Global Mission Fellows: From Everywhere to Everywhere
4 Jan 2017
Whether participating in a program to raise awareness of social issues, networking with others around the world, volunteering in a clinic, or dedicati ...

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