Global Ministries

The United Methodist Church

Connecting the Church in Mission

Emmanuel Ufonna Mefor

Serving At: Mutambara, Zimbabwe

Location: Zimbabwe, Africa

Home Country: Nigeria, Africa

Spouse: Florence Ogugua Mefor

mefors .jpgDr. Emmanuel Ufonna Mefor, a medical doctor, is a missionary with the Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church currently assigned to Mutambara, Zimbabwe.


“God's mission is being carried out through my work by the unending stream of patients being cared for physically, spiritually, and psychologically,”
Emmanuel reflects. “God's blessing is on this ministry as he expands its territory, one of which is improving and restoration of failing sights. His healing hands are making the patients well, which brings joy to everyone. To God be the Glory!”

A native of Kano, Nigeria, Emmanuel earned his medical degree at the University of Maiduguri College of Medicine in Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria. In 1997 Dr. Mefor began his service with GBGM as a Person in Mission (PIM) through the Global Mission Partners program. He served as a general practitioner at Chicuque Hospital in Mozambique from 1995 to 2003, and from 2003 until late 2006 he was with the UMC Rural Health Program in his home country.

Emmanuel is married to Florence O. Mefor, who also a GBGM missionary serving in Mutambara. They have three children: Chukwuebuka, Osita, and Anulika.

Emmanuel Ufonna Mefor is available for Covenant Relationship support in Iowa Annual Conference, Missouri Annual Conference, Nebraska Annual Conference, West Virginia Annual Conference.

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Supporting Conferences: Great Plains Annual Conference, Iowa Annual Conference, Missouri Annual Conference, Rocky Mountain Annual Conference, West Virginia Annual Conference

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