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

Empowering indigenous communities for mother and child health
20 Apr 2018
Organization for the Development of the Indigenous Maya (ODIM) and Global Ministries are reducing the rates of maternal and child morbidity through co ...
Children’s prayers from around the world
31 Mar 2018
Missionaries in Brazil, Liberia, the DR Congo, Mongolia, Cambodia, and the United States asked children about their prayers. Download this PDF to expl ...
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 ...
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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 ...
National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week
24 Jan 2017
The Global Health Unit works with faith communities and partners to coordinate a global response to drug and alcohol abuse and dependency.
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Linking Communities with Life-Saving Obstetric Care Through Maternity Waiting Homes
28 Nov 2016
The United Methodist Zimbabwe Episcopal Area Health Board has made addressing the needs of the most vulnerable -- women and children -- a priority.
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Keeping Our Promise to Children in Liberia
21 Nov 2016
In the face of life-threatening illness, entire communities of subsistence farmers are cut off from health care because there are no connecting roads ...
World Children's Day-Advocating for Children
20 Nov 2016
Generation Transformation is an initiative of Global Ministries to increase opportunities for young adults to engage in mission throughout the connect ...
A new campaign led by Global Ministries aims to improve the health of 1 million children by 2020.
Promoting ‘Abundant Health’ at GC 2016
17 Mar 2016
A new campaign led by Global Ministries aims to improve the health of 1 million children by 2020.

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