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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Global Ministries’ Global Health Unit Hosts Health Summit
5 May 2017
This year, Global Health hosted its fifth Pan-African Health Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. Partners from 20 countries were invited to present ...
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Reducing the Risk of Disaster
4 May 2017
Vulnerable communities can take proactive steps to reduce the damage from storms and other hazards by assessing their risks and developing strategic p ...
World Council of Churches Global Day of Prayer to End Famine
4 May 2017
World Council of Churches' Global Day of Prayer to End Famine.
Global Ministries and Liberia Annual Conference Agreement Reached on Audit and Accountability
3 May 2017
Global Ministries recently conducted audits of the Liberia Annual Conference to verify the diversion of Global Ministries funds, overdrawn accounts, a ...
Seventeen New United Methodist Missionaries to be Blessed and Sent in Near Future
2 May 2017
The blessing, which will include a foot-washing ceremony, will conclude three weeks of orientation for the new personnel. It will take place at the he ...
Global Ministries Honors Staff Member Elected Bishop
28 Apr 2017
In an act symbolizing The United Methodist Church’s spiritual unity as well as its cultural and geographic diversity, directors and staff of Global Mi ...
Global Ministries Opens Asia Regional Office
26 Apr 2017
Global Ministries opened its Asia Regional Office on March 23, 2017.
Connecting Neighbors for Disaster Response
25 Apr 2017
Cathy Earl, director of Disaster Response and US Partner Relations for UMCOR, describes how UMCOR’s initial response following a disaster in the Unite ...
Weaving Life Together
24 Apr 2017
We are in the holy season of Easter Spirit! The Easter invitation from Jesus is life: the mystical life, the life after life, life beyond our imaginat ...
How Migration Affects Christian Mission
24 Apr 2017
Migration, especially a record number of involuntarily displaced people, is a major factor affecting the worldwide mission of The United Methodist Chu ...
Doing Good Well
18 Apr 2017
Jack Amick introduces the concept of “doing good well” in UMCOR’s disaster response ministries.
Building Renovated for Mission Offices Receives Platinum LEED Certificate
18 Apr 2017
The 29,000-square foot North Building of the Global Ministries’ complex at 458 Ponce De Leon Avenue in Midtown Atlanta is now certified platinum in th ...

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