Global Ministries

The United Methodist Church

Connecting the Church in Mission

  • African American missionary pioneers of the 1940s - After World War II, the Methodist Board of Missions began rebuilding its global missionary presence. The Central Jurisdiction and historic African American Methodist institutions received the call to find couples willing to serve as global missionaries.
  • Baby by baby – Preventing malnutrition in the DRC - How will the Abundant Health Initiative reach 1 million children with life-saving interventions? Baby by baby, child by child: each intervention is a personal interaction of God’s love with another person.
  • Bo hospital reaches out to Sierra Leone's poorest - United Methodist Mercy Hospital’s outreach program is transforming lives in Sierra Leone.
  • Celebrating the Life of R. Bruce Weaver - Remembering Bruce Weaver, a pioneer in the United Methodist Russia Initiative.
  • In Focus: Global Health - In focus for the month of February is the work of Global Health. Executive director Olusimbo Ige shares how Global Ministries seeks wholeness in mind, body and spirit for communities all across the world.
  • MANA: “power” for Pacific Islander young adults - Ainise Isama’u, a young adult Pacific Islander from California, describes the ways that God used the Pacific Islander young adult leadership event, called MANA, to reach her and change her life.
  • Meeting health needs in Mozambique - Chicuque Rural Hospital in Maxixe, Mozambique, faced difficult challenges after Cyclone Dineo rolled through in 2016. Today, with help from United Methodist missionaries and other partners, the hospital has improved facilities, services and programs for patients.
  • Missionaries Share Joys of Serving in Africa - Gathering brings together more than 50 missionaries to share their experiences and learn from counterparts serving in different countries.
  • Nevalda’s story - Missionary Elizabeth McCormick shares this short story of Nevalda, a young girl she met in Mozambique who has struggled with mobility issues throughout her young life.
  • United Methodist hospital gets lifesaving surgical wing - With the addition of a new surgical center, pregnant women who come to United Methodist Mercy Hospital to deliver their babies will no longer have to fear losing their lives.