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

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New Methodist Church Formally Launched in Cambodia
18 Sep 2018
World Methodism has a new church.
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Momentum: Moving forward in equipping vital congregations
17 Sep 2018
This year’s School of Congregational Development equipped church leaders with tools for effective ministry plus something even more essential: hope. ...
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The “Missionhood” of all believers
8 Sep 2018
What makes the Virginia Conference so engaged in mission giving and mission service? We asked a few Virginia churches what they were up to. Here’s wha ...
Global Ministries Remembers Protestant Leader of China
27 Aug 2018
The leadership of Elder Fu through times of change will shape the future of Christian cooperation for generations.
Mission Roots of The World Council of Churches Observed
22 Aug 2018
For the 70th anniversary of the World Council of Churches, Thomas Kemper reflects on how mission work has helped to sustain this ecumenical movement o ...
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Latino Ministry Builds a “House of the People”
18 Aug 2018
Bringing people to Christ, creating space for small groups, building a music and dance school and counseling center—John W. Coleman from the Eastern P ...
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Toward a Regional Methodist Mission Approach in Southeast Asia
10 Aug 2018
At the first meeting of the Asian Methodist Mission Platform in Hong Kong, twenty-three representatives of seven groups shared their current mission o ...
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The Impact of the 1968 United Methodist Union on Mission
14 May 2018
The United Methodist Church is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its founding, which occurred with the 1968 merger of the Methodist Church and the E ...
Statement on Church Bombings in Indonesia
14 May 2018
We of the United Methodist mission community stand in solidarity with our Christian brothers and sisters in Indonesia in the wake of the bombing of th ...
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Sharing Your Mission at Rolling Hills UMC
5 May 2018
Debra Matthews Shrader, co-chair of missions at Rolling Hills UMC in California, considers the church’s care and support of missionaries and other way ...
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Faith-based partnerships prove knowledge is power
21 Mar 2018
Faith leaders in many developing countries believe information about family planning should be the responsibility of the government, and for that reas ...
Conference on World Mission and Evangelism Challenge: “Learn from those with no titles, no money, and no stature”
13 Mar 2018
The Conference on World Mission and Evangelism held approximately every 10 years by the Commission on World Mission and Evangelism of the World Counci ...


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