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

The view from here—EarthKeepers, part 1
28 Jul 2018
A five-part series from New World Outlook focuses on EarthKeepers working on projects in different parts of the U.S. Part one—Becky Harp in Canyon, Te ...
How mission sustains the church An appreciation of New World Outlook
21 Jul 2018
Thomas Kemper announces the end of Global Ministries’ periodical publication, New World Outlook, and pays tribute to 108 years of reporting on Methodi ...
Talking mission with Matt Lacey
15 Jul 2018
The Rev. Matt Lacey, United Methodist Volunteer in Mission Coordinator for the Southeast Jurisdiction, describes how God changed the course of his lif ...
United Methodists Announce Release of All Three Missionaries
12 Jul 2018
Miracle Osman of Malawi, Adam Shaw of United States and Tawanda Chandiwana of Zimbabwe Now All Reunited with Their Families
Hulapalooza celebrates healthy living in Philippines
10 Jul 2018
Medical professionals, health workers, clergy and laity from seven Asian countries focus on health ministries that encompass body, mind and spirit.
Standing up for Christ every day
7 Jul 2018
Joel Rabb says the people of the Laos Mission Initiative he has met are “like first century Christians who could hang onto their faith” in the face o ...
Statement Regarding Release of UMC Missionaries Tawanda Chandiwana & Adam Shaw
6 Jul 2018
Statement by UM Global Ministries Leader General Secretary Thomas Kemper Regarding Release of UMC Missionaries Tawanda Chandiwana & Adam Shaw
Building a network for life and love
2 Jul 2018
Clara Biswas expresses her love for people every time she walks into the poorest communities of Phnom Penh. She directs the Street Children Ministry a ...
Petition response tops 10,000 signatures in five days
1 Jul 2018
People representing 100 different countries sign on
Giving that transforms lives
30 Jun 2018
Estate and planned giving can continue a legacy of commitment to the mission of The United Methodist Church. Tom Farley, Global Ministries’ developmen ...
United Methodist Agency Thanks Partners for Roles in Campaign to Get Three Missionaries out of the Philippines
28 Jun 2018
Global Ministries expresses deep gratitude to partners for their roles in #LetThemLeave campaign aimed at getting three missionaries out of the Philip ...
United Methodists Continue Call for Immediate Release of Missionaries Being Held by Republic of the Philippines
27 Jun 2018
Global Ministries invites you to join us in an international call to prayer for Tawanda, Miracle and Adam

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