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

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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.
Mission Agency Makes Administrative and Staff Decisions
23 Oct 2017
The election of a senior staff member for a newly created Mission Engagement Unit and formal approval of a change in state corporate registration were ...
All in God’s Place and Time
22 Oct 2017
Helen Roberts-Evans, a missionary working with education ministries in Liberia, explains how stepping back and retooling yields new avenues for follow ...
Global Ministries' Committee for Native American Concerns Meets in Atlanta
18 Oct 2017
Guided by Native American leadership, including members of the Global Ministries’ board of directors, a newly formed committee for Native American con ...
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Grants Supplement Mission Personnel Needs in 52 Countries
17 Oct 2017
Small grants totaling $868,170 will allow The United Methodist Church and its mission partners in 52 countries outside of the United States to supplem ...
Mission Directors Pay Tribute to Maribeth Collins, Whose Family Endowed Missionary Program
17 Oct 2017
Directors of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries paid tribute on October 12 to Maribeth Wilson Collins.
Missionaries in the 21st Century: Diversity, New Vistas, and Challenges Cont.
16 Oct 2017
Global Ministries’ general secretary considers the rewards and challenges of commissioning and deploying a diverse, multinational missionary community ...
Missionaries in the 21st Century: Diversity, New Vistas, and Challenges
16 Oct 2017
Global Ministries’ general secretary considers the rewards and challenges of commissioning and deploying a diverse, multinational missionary community ...
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Mission Leader Says: Only the Power of God’s Love Can Save the World
13 Oct 2017
The power to save the world resides not in politics or military might, but in the love of God represented by the cross of Jesus Christ.
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Global Missionaries Commissioned for Service
13 Oct 2017
Seven Global Missionaries began their journeys of service in mission following their commissioning on October 12, 2017.
Treat Them as Your Native Born
8 Oct 2017
Global Mission Fellow Emily Kvalheim sums up what she’s learned from clients of her JFON placement site in South Florida.
Theology from the Margins: A Cry from the Tea Bushes Cont.
6 Oct 2017
What is in your cup of tea? Jerome Sahabandhu tells the story of large tea estate communities that harvest the tea we drink.


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