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

All in God’s Place and Time
22 Oct 2017
Helen Roberts-Evans, a missionary working with education ministries in Liberia, explains how stepping back and retooling yields new avenues for follow ...
Global Ministries' Committee for Native American Concerns Meets in Atlanta
18 Oct 2017
Guided by Native American leadership, including members of the Global Ministries’ board of directors, a newly formed committee for Native American con ...
Grants Supplement Mission Personnel Needs in 52 Countries
17 Oct 2017
Small grants totaling $868,170 will allow The United Methodist Church and its mission partners in 52 countries outside of the United States to supplem ...
Mission Directors Pay Tribute to Maribeth Collins, Whose Family Endowed Missionary Program
17 Oct 2017
Directors of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries paid tribute on October 12 to Maribeth Wilson Collins.
Missionaries in the 21st Century: Diversity, New Vistas, and Challenges
16 Oct 2017
Global Ministries’ general secretary considers the rewards and challenges of commissioning and deploying a diverse, multinational missionary community ...
Mission Leader Says: Only the Power of God’s Love Can Save the World
13 Oct 2017
The power to save the world resides not in politics or military might, but in the love of God represented by the cross of Jesus Christ.
Global Missionaries Commissioned for Service
13 Oct 2017
Seven Global Missionaries began their journeys of service in mission following their commissioning on October 12, 2017.
Seven to be Commissioned During the Annual Global Ministries Board Meeting
3 Oct 2017
Seven new Global Missionaries will complete their intensive two-week orientation this month, concluding with a service of commissioning (sending) on O ...
An Open Letter to the President of the United States, Donald Trump
2 Oct 2017
Mr. President, our country – our world – needs LEADERSHIP. We have a unique opportunity to make our global community strong, safe and productive. We n ...
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Launch of United Methodist Volunteers in Mission celebration Sunday
25 Sep 2017
Global Ministries is extending an invitation to United Methodist churches and annual conferences to participate in United Methodist Volunteers in Miss ...
Call For Prayer For Puerto Rico
6 Sep 2017
Call For Prayer For Puerto Rico
Senegal United Methodist Mission to Become A District of Church in Côte d’Ivoire
6 Sep 2017
The United Methodist Church in the West African country of Senegal has started the process of transitioning into a district of the Côte d’Ivoire Annua ...

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