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

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.
Call For Prayer For Puerto Rico
6 Sep 2017
Call For Prayer For Puerto Rico
Senegal United Methodist Mission to Become A District of Church in Côte d’Ivoire
6 Sep 2017
The United Methodist Church in the West African country of Senegal has started the process of transitioning into a district of the Côte d’Ivoire Annua ...
A Call to Action to The United Methodist Churches in the U.S.
5 Sep 2017
A Call to Action to The United Methodist Churches in the U.S.
Providing Clean Water for Nicaragua’s Children
31 Aug 2017
Global Health is reaching vulnerable communities in Nicaragua through its partnership with El Porvenir. Together, Global Health and El Porvenir are im ...
Nineteen Commissioned in South Korea
30 Aug 2017
Eighteen new United Methodist young adult missionaries and one Global Missionary were commissioned (sent) on August 30, 2017 in a service at the Gyesa ...
Apply Now to Become a Global Mission Fellow
29 Aug 2017
Applications have begun coming in from all over the world as hundreds of young people seek a unique opportunity to become Global Mission Fellows.
Eighteen Global Mission Fellows to be Commissioned in Seoul, South Korea
24 Aug 2017
After weeks of orientation and intense preparation, 18 new young adult missionaries will join the 45 commissioned earlier, in forming the 2017-2019 cl ...
Love the Neo-Nazis?
23 Aug 2017
As an international agency, the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, which I lead, seldom makes statements about events in the United ...
Migration, Mission, and the Great Global Family
22 Aug 2017
Jim Perdue, the Missionary for Migration in Central America and Mexico, outlines the various ways the UMC works with migrating populations in the Amer ...
Considering Church Development “At the Lord’s Table”
22 Aug 2017
More than 540 United Methodist pastors and lay leaders gathered in the spirit of Holy Communion August 17–21 to explore ways to start and grow new con ...

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