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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UMCOR Emergency Grant for Mozambique Communities Affected by Cyclone Dineo
20 Feb 2017
On February 16, 2017, Inhambane, Mozambique was struck by winds of more than 62 miles per hour (100 kilometers per hour) and battered by torrential ra ...
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On Being Connected
20 Feb 2017
Thomas Kemper, General Secretary of Global Ministries, reveals how his upbringing within the Methodist connection informs his views on God’s mission f ...
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UMCOR: God’s Grace Available for All
13 Feb 2017
From disaster response and risk reduction to long-term community-based development work, the United Methodist Committee on Relief offers hope to those ...
UMCOR Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator
8 Feb 2017
UMCOR Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator
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It Takes a Village to Support a Missionary
7 Feb 2017
The Rev. Dr. Judy Y. Chung explores her own missionary roots and the many ways congregations relate to and encourage United Methodist missionaries tod ...
First Weeks in Mozambique
2 Feb 2017
David and Elizabeth McCormick, missionaries in Chicuque, Mozambique, write about their first impressions in a new country.
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The Surprising Activity of the Spirit
31 Jan 2017
The Rev. Dr. Denise Honeycutt traces her roots back to North Carolina and explores how the risen Christ shows up in life, in work, and as the guiding ...
Change the Game: Tackle Hunger in Your Community
30 Jan 2017
We hope that your congregation will consider supporting Action Ministries Metro Atlanta’s Souper Bowl Campaign and help us to tackle hunger in 2017.
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The Church Responds to Its Neighbors After South Georgia Tornadoes
27 Jan 2017
The community was once full of life, but today people are displaced throughout South Georgia.
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Center for Mission Hosts Fresh Expressions Spark Day
27 Jan 2017
Fresh Expressions is transforming the way we look at ministry; showing an outward expression of an inward grace. It is a way in which God is birthing ...
Ministry with Migrants and Refugees
27 Jan 2017
Migrants and others cross the Suchiate River where it forms a border between Guatemala and Mexico. The river crossing is part of the main route that C ...
Global Mission Fellow Works With Jubilee Initiative to Combat Predatory Lending
25 Jan 2017
The Jubilee Initiative, a ministry of the Bridges District, is a social justice ministry and partnership between local churches and the United Methodi ...

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