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In May, explore the roots of peacemaking in mission and how it continues to be embodied today in the work of Global Ministries and UMCOR.

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Explore stories about peace

 

How Gandhi inspired Methodist peacemakers

Mohandas K. Gandhi, who was neither Methodist nor Christian, inspired generations of Methodist and United Methodist missionaries seeking nonviolent ways to work for peace and change the balance of power.

Peace in the midst of pandemic

Vicki McCuistion reflects on the work of UMCOR in the Rio Texas Conference and how her training as a disaster recovery asset manager prepared her to navigate a different kind of disaster: the coronavirus.

UMCOR reaches Syrian refugees in scattered communities

UMCOR’s work with Syrian and other refugees who have fled to Lebanon and Jordan engages with four partners to provide counseling, rent assistance, clearing of landmines, medical assistance and other necessities.

 

Find Your Passion

Connection is at the core of our work. Global Ministries connects The United Methodist Church, its people and congregations to partner with others engaged in God’s global work, which takes place in a variety of settings, countries and cultures.

 

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News and Statements

Dear UMCOR: Letter from partner in Haiti

To help stop the spread of COVID-19, an UMCOR-supported organization in Haiti writes to share how they have been able to pivot from sewing sanitary pads to sewing reusable, washable masks to distribut ...

Solidarity, training and relief in coronavirus response

Global Ministries’ coronavirus response is reaching those in need internationally and in the U.S. In addition to grants from the Sheltering in Love UMCOR COVID-19 Response Fund, 32 solidarity grants h ...

Relief and fresh water for the Bahamas

UMCOR assisted several Methodist-related partners in the relief phase of the Dorian Hurricane response in the Bahamas. This year, UMCOR continues to support those partners working on shelter and case ...

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Global Ministries partners with agencies and individuals to alleviate human suffering; seek justice, freedom and peace; strengthen congregations and communities; and make disciples of Jesus Christ.

Learn more about the General Board of Global Ministries' purpose, vision and goals.

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Celebrating 200 years in mission and ministry

At its core, Methodism is a missional movement. Two-hundred years ago, the Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church (a forerunner of The United Methodist Church) began when a most unlikely missionary was compelled to serve. Today, the denomination celebrates the thousands of missionaries who have stepped out in faith and uncertainty to share the Gospel and the many United Methodists who faithfully support them.