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

Hope for Young People in Honduras
18 May 2017
The Cristo Resucitado United Methodist Church hosts a school, the Juan Wesley School, which offers opportunities to approximately 400 children and you ...
Connecting Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security
15 May 2017
International development ministries of the United Methodist Committee on Relief include sustainable agricultural methods and food security. Stories f ...
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Mothers to Mothers: Healthy Mommy & Me
12 May 2017
Vilma, a mother from Guatemala, shares her hopes for her children and encouragement to mothers around the world.
Grant Approved for Zimbabwe Health Board
11 May 2017
Recently, a grant to fund Imagine No Malaria was approved for the Zimbabwe Health Board. Learn more about how this grant will impact lives in Zimbabwe ...
At Long Last - A Mother’s Day Reunion
10 May 2017
Rocio recounts the years away from her mother, and reconnecting with her through the help of Justice for Our Neighbors (JFON), a United Methodist immi ...
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United Methodism in the United Arab Emirates: A Firsthand Report
10 May 2017
Witness to faith in Jesus Christ takes many forms and can be found in unexpected places...
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"How Beautiful are the feet...."
9 May 2017
Four bishops from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) joined staff members from Global Ministries, in washing the feet of 17 new missionaries at th ...
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UMCOR International Development
9 May 2017
Javed Sheikh, UMCOR’s interim director for International Programs, summarizes some of the most recent activities of UMCOR’s five country offices.
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Seven Years of UMCOR Response in Haiti
8 May 2017
Over the last seven years, UMCOR has had the privilege of working with the Haitian community to develop resilience after the January 12, 2010 earthqua ...
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Global Ministries’ Global Health Unit Hosts Health Summit
5 May 2017
This year, Global Health hosted its fifth Pan-African Health Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. Partners from 20 countries were invited to present ...
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Reducing the Risk of Disaster
4 May 2017
Vulnerable communities can take proactive steps to reduce the damage from storms and other hazards by assessing their risks and developing strategic p ...
World Council of Churches Global Day of Prayer to End Famine
4 May 2017
World Council of Churches' Global Day of Prayer to End Famine.

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