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

Mississippi Conference Board of Global Ministries attends training
20 Jan 2017
On January 18, 2017, members of the Mississippi Conference Board of Global Ministries came together with staff at the new General Board of Global Mini ...
Courtney and some of the ICC staff members in the community doing surveys.
Learning to Ask Why
1 Sep 2016
Global Justice Volunteer Courtney Sanford explores the ‘why’ behind the various obstacles to health services for people with disabilities.
South Carolina Needs Volunteers
29 Mar 2016
Volunteers are needed for flood recovery in South Carolina, which may take three years.
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Send in the Missionaries!
10 Nov 2014
Missionary work is more than volunteer work.
“Make a Difference Day” is October 25, 2014
15 Oct 2014
Volunteers in Pateros, Washington, organize a “Make a Difference Day” inviting volunteers to help those affected by July wildfires.
Alaska Recovery Complete Before Winter
14 Oct 2014
Volunteers “beat the wintertime clock” in Alaska.
What Makes A Good Volunteer?
18 Aug 2014
Do you have what it takes to hit the road as a volunteer?
More than 100,000 United Methodists from the United States take part in voluntary mission service in the U.S. and around the world each year.
The Volunteer Movement: Strong in Purpose and Promise
19 Jun 2014
More than 100,000 United Methodists from the United States take part in voluntary mission service in the U.S. and around the world each year.
A look at the Great Commission and a call to participate with God in our co-mission with Jesus.
We’re on a Co-Mission From God
19 Jun 2014
A look at the Great Commission and a call to participate with God in our co-mission with Jesus.
A new handbook for short-term mission volunteers was introduced at the semi-annual meeting of Global Ministries directors.
A New Handbook for Mission Volunteers is Published
1 May 2014
A new handbook for short-term mission volunteers was introduced at the semi-annual meeting of Global Ministries directors.
Top Tips from a Handbook for Mission Volunteers
24 Jan 2014
Read some practical and theological tips for Volunteers in Mission from “A Mission Journey: A Handbook for Volunteers.”
Connect, Train, Volunteer
17 Dec 2013
Volunteers who want to assist survivors after a disaster are urged to participate in training first.


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