Global Ministries

The United Methodist Church

Connecting the Church in Mission

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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

Missionaries in the 21st Century: Diversity, New Vistas, and Challenges
16 Oct 2017
Global Ministries’ general secretary considers the rewards and challenges of commissioning and deploying a diverse, multinational missionary community ...
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Mission Leader Says: Only the Power of God’s Love Can Save the World
13 Oct 2017
The power to save the world resides not in politics or military might, but in the love of God represented by the cross of Jesus Christ.
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Global Missionaries Commissioned for Service
13 Oct 2017
Seven Global Missionaries began their journeys of service in mission following their commissioning on October 12, 2017.
Treat Them as Your Native Born
8 Oct 2017
Global Mission Fellow Emily Kvalheim sums up what she’s learned from clients of her JFON placement site in South Florida.
Theology from the Margins: A Cry from the Tea Bushes Cont.
6 Oct 2017
What is in your cup of tea? Jerome Sahabandhu tells the story of large tea estate communities that harvest the tea we drink.
Theology from the Margins: A Cry from the Tea Bushes
6 Oct 2017
What is in your cup of tea? Jerome Sahabandhu tells the story of large tea estate communities that harvest the tea we drink.
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Seven to be Commissioned During the Annual Global Ministries Board Meeting
3 Oct 2017
Seven new Global Missionaries will complete their intensive two-week orientation this month, concluding with a service of commissioning (sending) on O ...
An Open Letter to the President of the United States, Donald Trump
2 Oct 2017
Mr. President, our country – our world – needs LEADERSHIP. We have a unique opportunity to make our global community strong, safe and productive. We n ...
Mending Shattered Dreams and Dignity in El Salvador
28 Sep 2017
Global Mission Fellows in El Salvador, Nayara Gervasio and Joseph Russ, describe their work that helps would-be Salvadoran migrants find better lives ...
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Launch of United Methodist Volunteers in Mission celebration Sunday
25 Sep 2017
Global Ministries is extending an invitation to United Methodist churches and annual conferences to participate in United Methodist Volunteers in Miss ...
Global Mission Fellows Serving in Migration Ministries--Mexico
24 Sep 2017
Amanda Cherry, from Kentucky, and Venancio Reyes Pacheco, from Colombia, describe their work with migrants in Mexico.
Building a Vibrant National Immigrant Justice Ministry
22 Sep 2017
Justice For Our Neighbors (JFON) presents six stories from its offices across the United States.


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