Connecting the Church in Mission

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.

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News & Stories

Get the latest news from Global Ministries, including the work of missionaries, UMCOR, and Global Health.

Where have all the salmon gone?

When the salmon run fails in the northern Pacific, Alaska’s Chignik Native Americans lose more than just a season of work. An UMCOR partnership provides hope and food security for five coastal communi ...

A Call to Action for United Methodists in Response to the Plight of Migrants

The United Methodist Immigration Task Force calls upon Methodists across the connection to take action in support of migrants, immigrants and asylum seekers by praying, giving and writing our politica ...

EarthKeepers community garden grows with support from UMCOR’s Food Security Program

In Burien, Washington, a food security grant from UMCOR helped Highline UMC fulfill their dream of a community garden.

UMCOR supports an Alaskan Yu’pik community move with WASH projects

It takes a village, and a whole lot of partners, to move a village. An UMCOR grant provides WASH resources to help Newtok’s Yu’pik residents move to higher ground in Alaska.

In Focus: Sustainable Development

During the month of July, follow along as we share the importance and impact of UMCOR’s sustainable development work around the world.

Crossing language barriers for sanctuary in Charlottesville, Virginia

Wesley Memorial UMC in Charlottesville, Virginia, discovers that offering sanctuary is more than providing safe space – it’s about finding ways to cross barriers and create community.

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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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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.

Upcoming Events

Earthkeepers

Global Ministries EarthKeepers trains United Methodists in the United States to start and grow environmental projects.

Bicentennial

Celebrating 200 years of ministry, join us for the Global Ministries Bicentennial Event. Share your story and learn more about the conference.

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