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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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 ...
Global Ministries Welcomes New Director of The Advance and Fundraising
18 Apr 2017
The Reverend Russell Pierce, an experienced non-profit leader and strategist, joined the United Methodist Church General Board of Global Ministries as ...
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UMCOR: On Behalf of All United Methodists to a World in Need
11 Apr 2017
Bishop Thomas J. Bickerton urges every pastor and lay leader to understand and interpret the work of the United Methodist Committee on Relief in ways ...
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World Health Day: Celebrating Safe Births in Rural Mozambique
6 Apr 2017
Prenatal care is an essential service for pregnant women. It can be lifesaving for both mother and child - as it was for LĂșcia. Happy World Health Day ...
The Hawaii District: Faithfully following Christ
6 Apr 2017
As mission advocates for the Western Jurisdiction we had the opportunity to learn, share, preach and promote participation in global missions with the ...
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The Theology of Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation
6 Apr 2017
General Secretary Thomas Kemper reveals the theological grounding that informs and guides the work of the United Methodist Committee on Relief.
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United Methodist Agencies Pull Together in Migrant Ministries
5 Apr 2017
Representatives of 10 agencies and partners met March 31 to share information and discuss ways to work together for greater impact on the lives of a r ...
Challenges and Blessings of Migration Explored by Mission Staff
5 Apr 2017
The number of forcibly displaced people today is almost 66 million. Some 22 million of them are refugees, of which 54 percent come from Afghanistan, S ...
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Settling in Seattle
27 Mar 2017
My beliefs and core values were tested greatly during the Global Mission Fellow training—and I knew that was just the beginning.
Water is Hope
22 Mar 2017
Water is essential to life, and access to it greatly affects the quality of life for millions.
Rev. Evelyn Erbele Alaskan of the Week
21 Mar 2017
On March 15, 2017 Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) presented the Alaskan of the Week to Rev. Evelyn Erbele, a missionary with the Global Ministries...
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A Solid Financial Foundation for Mission
21 Mar 2017
Generally, anything good comes with some degree of sacrifice or letting go of the present for a better future.


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