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

Eighteen Global Mission Fellows to be Commissioned in Seoul, South Korea
24 Aug 2017
After weeks of orientation and intense preparation, 18 new young adult missionaries will join the 45 commissioned earlier, in forming the 2017-2019 cl ...
Love the Neo-Nazis?
23 Aug 2017
As an international agency, the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, which I lead, seldom makes statements about events in the United ...
Migration, Mission, and the Great Global Family
22 Aug 2017
Jim Perdue, the Missionary for Migration in Central America and Mexico, outlines the various ways the UMC works with migrating populations in the Amer ...
Considering Church Development “At the Lord’s Table”
22 Aug 2017
More than 540 United Methodist pastors and lay leaders gathered in the spirit of Holy Communion August 17–21 to explore ways to start and grow new con ...
Foundational To Mission
15 Aug 2017
Accompaniment and welcome are foundational to mission in the Christian faith—from New World Outlook’s editor, Christie R. House.
Leadership Development World Communion Scholarship Program
15 Aug 2017
World Communion Scholars witness to the ways others have accompanied them on their life’s journeys, and how they, in turn, seek to accompany others.
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A Call for Peace and Reunification on the Korean Peninsula
11 Aug 2017
A just and lasting peace in Korea and the reunification of South and North are long-standing priorities for The United Methodist Church and Global Min ...
“From Everywhere to Everywhere”
3 Aug 2017
Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson of the North Georgia Annual Conference presided over the commissioning of 45 new young adult missionaries on August 2, 2017 ...
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Migrants and the Gospel
1 Aug 2017
Thomas Kemper considers the ways in which migrants, past and present, spread the message of the gospel.
When Hula-Hoops Equal United Methodist Abundant Health
31 Jul 2017
When Hula-Hoops Equal United Methodist Abundant Health
Global Ministries Welcomes Nyamah E. Dunbar, The New West Africa Liaison
26 Jul 2017
The General Board of Global Ministries announced Nyamah E. Dunbar as the new West Africa liaison officer for the mission work of The United Methodist ...
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Forty-Five Global Mission Fellows to be Commissioned in Atlanta
26 Jul 2017
A total of 64 individuals were selected to become United Methodist young adult missionaries. Forty-five of these young people will serve in 27 countri ...

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