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

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 ...
First peoples’ first rights: water
11 Aug 2018
UMCOR Water, Hygiene and Sanitation (WASH) has completed a number of projects with indigenous communities in the United States and Latin America and c ...
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 ...
The true gift of Christian connection
4 Aug 2018
An interview with Jessica Cavinee who serves as the pastor of youth and discipleship for Linworth United Methodist Church in Columbus, Ohio.
Global Mission Fellows: Sent out to Serve
3 Aug 2018
Follow the experiences of four young adults and learn how this program impacts them and the communities they serve.
Global Health brings John 10:10 to life
1 Aug 2018
God calls us to extend healing to all people. Creating opportunities for mental, physical and spiritual health for everyone is at the core of United M ...
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 ...

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