Global Ministries

The United Methodist Church

Connecting the Church in Mission

News and Stories with picture of schoolteacher and pupil

Read about the work of Global Ministries, including missionaries, UMCOR, volunteers, partnerships, young adult programs, The Advance, human rights, and peace and justice issues throughout the world.

 

Recent News and Stories

Diversity and Incarnation: A Report on a Missionary Gathering in Asia
22 May 2018
Joseph is himself a United Methodist missionary; retired today, but still engaged in sharing the love of God through Jesus Christ with those he meets ...
Sharing Our Mission Stories: A Way to Participate in a Mission Anniversary
21 May 2018
Every congregation, church-related school and individual Christian has a story, a history, of how our faith began, was nurtured and grew.
banner_missionaryBlessing_051118.jpg
Missionary Blessing Service
14 May 2018
Eight missionary candidates celebrated the conclusion of their training and prepared for their next steps towards service from everywhere to everywher ...
UMC50TH.jpg
The Impact of the 1968 United Methodist Union on Mission
14 May 2018
The United Methodist Church is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its founding, which occurred with the 1968 merger of the Methodist Church and the E ...
Statement on Church Bombings in Indonesia
14 May 2018
We of the United Methodist mission community stand in solidarity with our Christian brothers and sisters in Indonesia in the wake of the bombing of th ...
banner_celebratebold_051018.jpg
Celebrating bold, resilient women
13 May 2018
Global Ministries is inspired by bold, resilient women and stories of how they overcome great challenges through Abundant Health projects...
Missionaries help growth in west Africa
2 May 2018
Together, Francine Mpanga Mufuk and the Rev. Jean Claude Masuka Maleka — both from the Democratic Republic of Congo — wed the work of evangelism and d ...
Response To Steps Toward Peace in Korea:
27 Apr 2018
Bishop Hee-Soo Jung of Wisconsin and General Secretary Thomas Kemper respond to today’s (April 27) declaration that North and South Korea will work to ...
banner_AndIplantedatree_042518.jpg
“And I planted a tree…”
27 Apr 2018
On Earth Day, Global Mission Fellows around the world planted trees at their placement sites to promote good relationships with the earth and with God ...
Response to Denial of Entry into US of Filipino Civil Rights Advocate
26 Apr 2018
General Secretary Thomas Kemper responds to the detainment of Filipino Civil Rights Advocate Jerome Aba
banner_Empowering_041918.jpg
Empowering indigenous communities for mother and child health
20 Apr 2018
Organization for the Development of the Indigenous Maya (ODIM) and Global Ministries are reducing the rates of maternal and child morbidity through co ...
banner_hardwork_041818.jpg
The Hard Work of the “Now Work” of Mission
18 Apr 2018
Over the course of the meeting, directors—37 international agency policy makers—both applied themselves to the “now work” of mission and commemorated ...


Follow @umcmission on Twitter

On Facebook