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

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 ...
What Are You Thankful for This Year?
23 Nov 2017
Global Mission Fellow Kayla Pless shares what people of Restore Hope Ministries in Oklahoma are thankful for at this time of year.
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Beginning Again, and Again, with God
18 Nov 2017
Donna Chaat Pewo, a Comanche Church and Community Worker missionary in Oklahoma, considers her ministry with Arapaho and Cheyenne children and the way ...
Africa Becomes Home for a Missionary Couple
14 Nov 2017
When the couple began their mission, they never predicted it would morph into a journey that would change the course of their lives.
Missionary left flourishing church for mission
14 Nov 2017
His Hawaii church had doubled in size and his wife had just taken her dream job when the Rev. Andrew Soon Lee said he felt God was calling him to leav ...
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 ...
The Garden in Barren Lands: Mental Health in East Belfast
11 Nov 2017
Missionary Alison Gilmore describes the serenity in knowing that “the presence of God is close by within the walls of counseling” in the East Belfast ...
Joint Agency Statement on COP23
6 Nov 2017
Joint Agency Statement on COP23
First Is Not Easy—But Sometimes Best
4 Nov 2017
Daria Munkhbaatar, the first Global Mission Fellow and missionary from the UMC of Mongolia, describes her call to missionary service and her transitio ...
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From Darkness to Light—Transformation
29 Oct 2017
Church and Community Worker Richard Boone guides readers through the process of transformation in a prison inmate’s life.

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