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Mission does not ask that we focus on what is deficient. Mission asks that we celebrate the abundance of skills, resources, knowledge and creativity which God gives all people and communities.
In Nigeria, United Methodist health facilities in rural areas have been working to improve their outreach into the communities they serve, building a strong, integrated health system that families and individuals can trust.
A new study on water access in the U.S., produced by DigDeep and the U.S. Water Alliance and supported by UMCOR and other partners, reveals that 2 million people in the United States lack access to indoor plumbing, safe drinking water and adequate wastewater sanitation.
The Rev. Jenny Phillips, senior technical advisor for environmental sustainability, explores how the impact of climate change on natural disasters, global migration, health and agriculture intersects with God’s creation and our understanding of abundance and scarcity.
Eric Soard recounts the abundance of relationships and support received from local leaders and community members while working to plant churches in Tanzania, where he's served as a missionary alongside his wife and three children for the last ten years.
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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Following another attack during worship in a church in Burkina Faso, general secretary Thomas Kemper joins other faith leaders in condemning such violence and issuing a call for prayer.
S T Kimbrough Jr., former director of Global Ministries’ Global Praise program, reflects on Sosa’s many contributions to United Methodism.
Thomas Kemper announces intention to not seek reelection to the executive post he assumed in 2010.
Learn more about the General Board of Global Ministries' purpose, vision and goals.
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.
Learn more and register for the September 8-19, 2020, educational and mission service trip to Nazareth, Jerusalem and Bethlehem.
Apply now for the September 2-5 training in Salt Lake City, Utah or the December 2-5 training in Grand Prairie, Texas.
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