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

Rev. Ed. Paup
Death of Edward W. Paup, Former General Secretary
Letter from Bishop Bruce R. Ough: The General Board of Global Ministries is deeply saddened by the death of the Reverend Edward W. Paup. Ed served as ...
Bishop Ough
Bishop Urges Church to Embrace God's Unlimited Imagination
Just weeks before General Conference, directors of the General Board of Global Ministries were challenged to "leave the upper room" and embrace God's ...
New Church Starts Worldwide Featured in Live, Interactive Webcast
New York, NY, March 28, 2011--A live, interactive webcast on April 12 will put the spotlight on United Methodist evangelism and new church development ...
Women's Division and Global Ministries Move Toward a New Relationship
Stamford, CT, April 11, 2011--The chief executive of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries has no doubts that his agency and United ...
Global Ministries to Host New Church Development Webcast and Stream Portions of Board Meeting
Global Ministries to Host New Church Development Webcast and Stream Portions of Board Meeting A live, interactive webcast on Tuesday, April 12, 2011, ...
United Methodist Leader Calls for Confident and Bold Mission
Stamford, Connecticut, April 12, 2011--A call for United Methodist confidence and boldness in mission was issued on April 12 in the semi-annual report ...
Bishop Reminds United Methodists that Mission Belongs to God
Stamford, Connecticut, April 11, 2011--In the week leading up to Holy Week, directors of the General Board of Global Ministries were challenged to sha ...