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

Bible Seminars for Young Adults in Tanzania
15 Jun 2017
The Bible is studied in the far reaches of the Kasulu District and the Nyarugusu refugee camp in Tanzania through Next Generation Ministries, with mis ...
U.S. Funding of Family Planning Is Critical for Global Health and Development
13 Jun 2017
The proposed termination of U.S. funding for family planning services has stunned the global health and development community. Motherhood should be a ...
UMCOR—An Integral Member of the United Methodist Family
9 Jun 2017
The UMC family puts its faith in UMCOR, and likewise, UMCOR clearly puts its faith in the UMC family.
Global Ministries Names New Creation Care Ministry Executive
7 Jun 2017
The Reverend Jenny Phillips, an experienced minister in environmental stewardship and advocacy, is the new manager of creation care ministries for the ...
Supporting Education for All Children
1 Jun 2017
Around the world, 59 million children and 63 million adolescents have no opportunity to attend school. UMCOR country offices find ways to help their r ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...

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