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The United Methodist Church

Connecting the Church in Mission

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United Methodist Missionaries--from everywhere to everywhere!

In more than 60 countries around the world, United Methodist missionaries come from many places and backgrounds and witness and serve in dramatically different locales and cultures.

They engage in a range of activities and professions including pastors, educators, congregational and leadership developers, regional coordinators for UMCOR, agriculturalists, health coordinators, and doctors.

Ways you can help support United Methodist Missionaries:


  1. Learn about our missionaries and how they live faith through their remarkable work. Choose a missionary's name below to visit his/her bio.
  2. Pray for them and their ministry.
  3. Share news of United Methodist missionaries at your church. Use these featured resources to help.
  4. Give to missionaries serving around the world.
  5. Support a specific missionary by selecting a name from the drop-down list.
  6. Partner with a missionary through a Covenant Relationship.
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In Focus: Missionaries
Executive director of Missionary Service, Judy Chung, writes about one way Global Ministries connects the church in mission: sending missionaries from everywhere to everywhere.
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Prayer, Solidarity and Courage in Mission
After securing the release of three detained missionaries this summer, General Secretary Thomas Kemper reflects on how the experience reaffirmed some of the central tenants of mission.
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Global Mission Fellows: Sent out to Serve
Follow the experiences of four young adults and learn how this program impacts them and the communities they serve.
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LetThemLeave
After seven weeks of detention Global Ministries and the Council of Bishops call on the government of the Philippines to immediately release Tawanda Chandiwana, and provide permission to leave for him ...
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Joseph is himself a United Methodist missionary; retired today, but still engaged in sharing the love of God through Jesus Christ with those he meets in Cambodia...

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