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

United Methodist Leader Shares a Covenant of Hope in Mission
Thomas Kemper, general secretary of the General Board of Global Ministries, delivered his annual report to directors.
Making an impact on the mission field
Global Ministries directors asked to share their witness, word, wealth, wisdom.
Eight United Methodist missionaries were commissioned by Global Ministries during the annual meeting of its board of directors in New York City.
Eight New Missionaries Ready to Work
Eight United Methodist missionaries were commissioned by Global Ministries during the annual meeting of its board of directors in New York City.
Thomas Kemper Address to Global Ministries Directors
General Secretary Shares A Covenant of Hope in Mission with United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries.
Global Ministries and UMW
A commitment to deepening their collaboration in God's mission
Project Hope
Texas Church Hosts Global Ministries Directors
New York, New York, April 2, 2012—Christ United Methodist Church in Plano, Texas, rolled out the welcome mat for directors of the General Board of Glo ...
Bishop Warner Brown
Mission Directors Help at Dallas Area Mission Sites
Plano, Texas, March 26, 2012—The gospel of Jesus Christ must become real in local places, according to the head of the United Methodist General Board ...