Global Ministries

The United Methodist Church

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Recent News and Stories

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Thomas Kemper's Christmas Message
22 Dec 2017
In the Gospel according to John, it is written, “The word became flesh….”
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Puerto Rican Methodists Find Strength in God Despite Massive Hurricane
21 Dec 2017
On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria wrecked the building of La Iglesia Metodista Peña de Horeb in Palo Seco, Puerto Rico, destroying the structure ...
To Our Christian Brothers and Sisters in Pakistan
18 Dec 2017
We pray for the families that lost loved ones, for the congregation of the Bethel Memorial Methodist Church, a congregation of the Church of Pakistan. ...
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Advocacy for Our Neighbors
8 Dec 2017
United Methodists respond to Trump administration decision to end DACA.
Friends of Lithuania focus on self-sufficiency, leadership development
8 Dec 2017
Imagine a country of 3.3 million people – a population bigger than Chicago but smaller than Los Angeles – served by only four full-time United Methodi ...
Statement on U.S. Jerusalem Embassy Decision
7 Dec 2017
The decision by the President of the United States to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move the US embassy there goes against 70 years ...
Advent greetings from our Board President
5 Dec 2017
Advent greetings from our Board President.
Mission Leaders Express Appreciation for GivingTuesday Support
4 Dec 2017
More than 3,350 gifts totaling $677,398.80 were received for missionary support, mission projects, and disaster relief in the 2017 UMC Giving Tuesday ...
World AIDS Day: Ending the Negative Impact of HIV-AIDS
30 Nov 2017
HIV and AIDS continue to be a major public health issue in countries around the world. But wherever HIV is spreading, The United Methodist Church is t ...
Global migration focus of Dec. 3 observance
29 Nov 2017
To prayerfully remember the plight of migrants, Global Migration Sunday has been set for Dec. 3, the first Sunday of Advent.
Haitian-born Global Mission Fellows head for Motor City
29 Nov 2017
Sylvain and Okerson, newly commissioned Global Mission Fellows (GMF) with the United Methodist’s General Board of Global Ministries, embark on a two-y ...
Fijian Methodists call for prayers for COP23
13 Nov 2017
As the world convenes in Bonn, Germany for the 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23) of the United Nations Framework Convention, the Methodist Church in ...

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