Global Ministries

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North America

North America encompasses great political, economic, and religious diversity with Canada, Mexico, and the United States as its major countries. With the exception of a few projects that cross the U.S.-Mexican border, Mexico is considered regionally part of Latin America. While the United States has the most advanced economic and technical capacity in the world, issues such as poverty, limited opportunities, and racial-ethnic discrimination persist. These projects and United Methodist missionaries seek to break the cycle of poverty and to open opportunities for all.

Advance Projects in North America

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Missionaries in North America

Schmitz, Kristen
#3021774 - The Rev. Kristen Schmitz is a United Methodist missionary now serving as Missionary in Residence at the headquarters of the General Board o ...
Bryant, Shay
#3022425-Shay Bryant is a Global Mission Fellow with the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, engaged in a two-year term of service wi ...
Vazquez, Jaime
#3021376 - Rev. Jaime Vazquez is serving as a National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministries missionary to the Desert Southwest Annual Conference.
Padilla, Manuel
Manuel Padilla is a missionary of the General Board of Global Ministries serving as a missionary for strategy and ministry of the National Plan for Hi ...
Warnock, Carla
#13031Z - Carla Jean Pease Warnock the nurse/coordinator of Global Ministries' Missionary Health Ministry Wellness Program.
Lilia Maria Ramirez-Jimenez
Lilia is a missionary assigned through the National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministries
Schmitz, Larry
#3021773 - Larry Schmitz is serving as a math and science teacher in the English-speaking School of Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Greathouse, Gordon
#07695Z - Gordon Greathouse is a United Methodist missionary now serving as Missionary in Residence at the General Board of Global Ministries in New Y ...
Robinson, Nancy
The Rev. Nancy Robinson is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries serving as the Mission Advocate for the Southeast Jurisdiction. Sh ...
De Arco, Soraya
#3021137 - Soraya De Arco is Church and Community Worker in 2009, assigned to Esperanza Viva (Living Hope) Community Center in Mason, Ohio, which is p ...
Sigmon, Vickie
#982916 - Church and Community Worker working with social justice issues in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Pierce, Lyda
#09542Z - The Rev. Dr. Lyda Pierce serves as a United Methodist missionary for Hispanic/Latino Ministry Development in the Pacific Northwest Annual Co ...
Mairena, Miguel
#12877Z - Miguel Mairena is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church serving with his missionary wife, ...
Banks-Shackelford, Evelyn
#982939 - Church and Community Worker with the Marianna Larger Parish in Arkansas.
Gomez, German
#721537 - German Gomez is serving with the National Plan for Hispanic and Latino Ministries at San Juan Mission in Clanton, AL, in the Alabama-West Fl ...
Pewo, Donna Chaat
#3021377 - Donna Chaat Pewo is a missionary serving as a Church and Community Worker at the Clinton and El Reno Church and Community Ministry of the O ...
Ramirez, Carlos
#3021528 - The Rev. Carlos Ramirez is a missionary serving as coordinator of Hispanic/Latino Ministries in the Oklahoma Annual Conference.
Perez, Carmen
The Rev. Carmen Ana PĂ©rez-Rios is a missionary with the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries serving as a coordinator of missional deve ...
Stransky, Mark
#803003 - Mark Stransky is a Church and Community Worker serving as director of housing at Project Crossroads in Marion, Virginia, in the Holston Annu ...
Copley, Stephen
#982019 - Church and Community Worker serving with Justice for Our Neighbors (JFON) in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Quigg, Stephen Paul
#07994Z - Stephen Quigg is the coordinator of Global Ministries-related aviation ministries.
Choi, Jae Hyoung
#13973Z - Jae Hyoung Choi is serving at Union Theological Seminary, Dasmarinas, Cavite, Philippines.
Davis, Joanne Marie
Joanne is a Church and Community Worker (CCW) missionary; a project coordinator of the Hope in the Mountains Ministry in the Southern District of the ...
Townsend-Jones, Shirley
#982995 - Church and Community Worker, Bennettsville-Cheraw Area Cooperative Ministry in South Carolina.
Schnaidt, Hannah
#3022462-Hannah Schnaidt is a Global Mission Fellow with the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, engaged in a two-year term of servic ...
Ryoo, Keihwan
The Rev. Keihwan Kevin Ryoo is a missionary with the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries serving with the Korean Ministry Plan of the ...
Oliveira, Erica
#3021491 - Erica Oliveira is a mission intern with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church, initially serving with The S ...
Purscell, Koni
#982931 - Church and Community Worker serving in the Big Stone Gap District of the Holston Annual Conference in Southwest Virginia.
McCurdy, Nan
#10801Z - Nan McCurdy is a United Methodist missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries. She and her missionary husband, Miguel Mairena, ar ...
Luna, Sonya
#3019618 - Sonya Luna is serving through the National Plan for Hispanic and Latino Ministries in the Detroit Annual Conference.
Madison, Margaret
#982943 - Church and Community Worker with Community Development for All People (CD4AP) in Columbus, Ohio
Varnado, Earnestine Andrews
#982905 - Earnestine Varnado is a deaconess and missionary serving as a Church and Community Worker at St. Andrew's Mission, located in McComb, Mi ...
Newton, Hannah
#3022436- Hannah Newton is a Global Mission Fellow with the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, engaged in a two-year term of service ...
Erbele, W. Terence
#10831Z - Rev. Terence Erbele is a pastor with Ketchikan First United Methodist Church, Alaska.
Lahr Lewis, Janet
#14183Z - Janet Lahr Lewis is the liason between ecumenical groups, Israel and Palestine.
Siironen, Jinnia
#3022429-Jinnia Siironen is a Global Mission Fellow with the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, engaged in a two-year term of servic ...
Parsons, Rebecca
#3021143 - Becky Parsons is a Church and Community Worker assigned to the United Methodist Community Outreach Program in Roanoke, Virginia.
Peterson, Kathleen
#982942 - Kathleen E. (Katie) Peterson is a deaconess serving as a Church and Community Worker with the General Board of Global Ministries of The Unit ...
Dunlap-Grace, Mariellyn
#3021171 Mariellyn Dunlap-Grace is assigned as a Church and Community Worker to serve as patient services coordinator of the Charitable Pharmacy of Ce ...
Hildebrant, Randy
#982961 - Randy Hildebrant is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church assigned as a Church and Communi ...
Henneman, Jennifer
Advance #3022137 - Jennifer Lynn Henneman, BSN, RN, is a Church and Community Worker (CCW) missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries serv ...
Nichols, Elizabeth
#982953 - Elizabeth (Lisa) Lamb Nichols is a deaconess and Church and Community Worker serving as the executive director of Henry Fork Service Center, ...
Atchley, Brooke
Brooke Atchley is a missionary of the General Board of Global Ministries serving as a Church and Community Worker at the Tazewell District Cooperative ...
Horman, Janet
Janet Lynne Horman is a Church and Community Worker (CCW) missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries serving as director of Florida Justic ...
Morgan, Dwaine
#982923 - Church and Community Worker assigned to the Mission Response Center (MRC) in the Western North Carolina Conference.
Lesure, Gayle
#982965 - Gayle Lesure is a Church and Community Worker and Deaconess serving with the Greater Clarksburg Cooperative Parish in the West Virginia Annu ...
Calderon, Lourdes
The Rev. Lourdes Calderon is a missionary with the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries serving as coordinator of Hispanic/Latino minis ...
Warnock, Theodore
#13030Z - Ted Warnock works with the United Methodist Committee on Relief on special health projects in Africa.
Boone, Richard
Advance #3022049 - The Rev. Dr. Richard Boone is a Church and Community Worker missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries serving as the H ...
Quigg, Gail
#07995Z - Gail Z. Quigg is a missionary assigned to church aviation ministries.
Wang, Fuxia
#3021191 - The Rev. Fuxia Wang is serving as a Church and Community Worker with the Chinese community in Norman and South Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Nyarota, Tazvionepi
The Rev. Tazvionepi Nyarota is a missionary with The United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries.
Stransky, Linda
#803004 - The Rev. Linda Stransky is a Church and Community Worker (CCW) missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries serving as outreach di ...
Frost, Theresa
#3022485-Theresa Frost is a Global Mission Fellow with the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, engaged in a two-year term of service ...
Grattan, Rosemary
The Rev. Rosemary Grattan is a missionary with the Unite Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, serving as a Church and Community Worker to ser ...
Erbele, Evelyn
#10832Z - The Rev. Evelyn Erbele is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church currently assigned as copa ...
Monga wa Shakapanga, Didier
Advance #3022109 - Didier Monga wa Shakapanga is a Global Mission Fellow of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, engaged in a two- ...
Jeffrey, Paul
#09541Z - Rev. Paul Jeffrey is a writer, photographer, and media specialist documenting the work of the church around the world.
Gomes, Marcelo
Advance #3022065 - Marcelo Gomes is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church, assigned through the Nati ...
Keech, James
Advance #10841Z - James (Jim) Keech is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church serving a Mission Advoc ...
Zigbuo, Mary Randall
#10721Z - Mary Randall Zigbuo is a missionary serving as a fundraising and communications coach for other missionaries.
Painter, Kristi
#3022422- Kristi Painter is a Global Mission Fellow with the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, engaged in a two-year term of servic ...

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