Global Ministries

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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Sylvain and Okerson, newly commissioned Global Mission Fellows (GMF) with the United Methodist’s General Board of Global Ministries, embark on a two-year mission experience in the Motor City.
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Global Missionaries Commissioned for Service
Seven Global Missionaries began their journeys of service in mission following their commissioning on October 12, 2017.
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“From Everywhere to Everywhere”
Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson of the North Georgia Annual Conference presided over the commissioning of 45 new young adult missionaries on August 2, 2017.
Seventeen New United Methodist Missionaries to be Blessed and Sent in Near Future
The blessing, which will include a foot-washing ceremony, will conclude three weeks of orientation for the new personnel. It will take place at the headquarters...
Rev. Evelyn Erbele Alaskan of the Week
On March 15, 2017 Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) presented the Alaskan of the Week to Rev. Evelyn Erbele, a missionary with the Global Ministries...

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