Global Ministries

The United Methodist Church

Connecting the Church in Mission

Board of Directors

The membership of the General Board of Global Ministries is composed of up to 37 directors during the 2016-2020 quadrennium.

Directors of the Board are charged with the following responsibilities:

 

  • Review, develop, and evaluate policies set by The Book of Discipline, the Board's bylaws, and the charter;
  • Approve and commission missionaries;
  • Develop program objectives and goals for the Board;
  • Provide for the administration of the work;
  • Fundraise for the Board;
  • Interpret the work of the Board;
  • Adopt a budget and monitor finances.

Board of Directors Meetings News

Six new missionaries for service in Latin America and two for worldwide young adult work were commissioned at the opening worship service of Global Ministries’ board of directors meeting.
United Methodist Church Sends Eight New Missionaries
Six new missionaries for service in Latin America and two for worldwide young adult work were commissioned at the opening worship service of Global Mi ...
Missionaries to be Commissioned at Opening of Directors Meeting
On October 1, United Methodist missionaries will be commissioned during the opening worship service of the semiannual meeting of the board of director ...
Mission Directors Focus on Global Health and Celebrate UMCOR
Highlights from Global Ministries’ 2015 spring board meeting.
Historic Meeting for Global Mission
A summary of Global Ministries’ semiannual board meeting.
United Methodist Agency to Reshape Its Global Mission and Ministries
The United Methodist Church’s global mission agency will create a network of offices around the world linked and accountable to headquarters in Atlant ...
Thomas Kemper Reflects on Bishop Martin McLee
Bishop McLee spoke at a 2012 missionary commissioning service. Watch his inspirational speech.
Acknowledging Loss in the Midst of Creating Life
Director Nathan Stanton shares a Palm Sunday reflection from the Global Ministries spring meeting.