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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The Essentials of WASH
30 May 2017
Around the world, 783 million people lack reliable access to clean drinking water. UMCOR partners with many organizations in a variety of ways to prov ...
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Menstrual Hygiene Day: Empowering Girls through Education
28 May 2017
Across the developing world, the number one reason girls drop out of school is the lack of water and sanitation infrastructure to support their period ...
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Twenty-Five Young Missionaries Share Their Experiences
22 May 2017
Twenty-Five United Methodist Global Mission Fellows wrapped up two years of service in a public accounting of what they learned in assignments ranging ...
Hope for Young People in Honduras
18 May 2017
The Cristo Resucitado United Methodist Church hosts a school, the Juan Wesley School, which offers opportunities to approximately 400 children and you ...
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Connecting Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security
15 May 2017
International development ministries of the United Methodist Committee on Relief include sustainable agricultural methods and food security. Stories f ...
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Mothers to Mothers: Healthy Mommy & Me
12 May 2017
Vilma, a mother from Guatemala, shares her hopes for her children and encouragement to mothers around the world.
Grant Approved for Zimbabwe Health Board
11 May 2017
Recently, a grant to fund Imagine No Malaria was approved for the Zimbabwe Health Board. Learn more about how this grant will impact lives in Zimbabwe ...
At Long Last - A Mother’s Day Reunion
10 May 2017
Rocio recounts the years away from her mother, and reconnecting with her through the help of Justice for Our Neighbors (JFON), a United Methodist immi ...
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United Methodism in the United Arab Emirates: A Firsthand Report
10 May 2017
Witness to faith in Jesus Christ takes many forms and can be found in unexpected places...
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"How Beautiful are the feet...."
9 May 2017
Four bishops from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) joined staff members from Global Ministries, in washing the feet of 17 new missionaries at th ...
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UMCOR International Development
9 May 2017
Javed Sheikh, UMCOR’s interim director for International Programs, summarizes some of the most recent activities of UMCOR’s five country offices.
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Seven Years of UMCOR Response in Haiti
8 May 2017
Over the last seven years, UMCOR has had the privilege of working with the Haitian community to develop resilience after the January 12, 2010 earthqua ...


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