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The United Methodist Church

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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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Missionaries connect with one another at Berlin event
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Global Mission Fellows reunite in Nome
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Two hundred thirty-eight United Methodist mission workers in their own countries will receive modest support grants for 2019.

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