Global Ministries

The United Methodist Church

Connecting the Church in Mission

Missionary Service

Use the information on these pages to help you discern your call and take the first steps to become a missionary.

Missionaries witness and serve in dramatically different locales and cultures and engage in a range of professions and activities. They are a tangible connection between the church and mission.

These commissioned persons are usually (not always) called to serve outside their country of origin, as pastors, teachers, doctors, nurses (or in other healing ministries), social workers, church planters, evangelists, and in a variety of other ways through various forms of denominational or ecumenical ministries.

There are several paths to mission service through Global Ministries.


Mission Opportunities for Young People

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Generation Transformation
includes a variety of opportunities for individuals between 18 and 30 years old opportunities to explore their call to ministry and service.

Applying to Become a Missionary or Volunteer


Learn how to become a missionary or volunteer.

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