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

Binding up the Wounds of the Broken-Hearted
9 Dec 2017
“God hears the cries of the broken-hearted and God responds through everyday people like you and me,” says Church and Community Worker missionary, Vic ...
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Advocacy for Our Neighbors
8 Dec 2017
United Methodists respond to Trump administration decision to end DACA.
Friends of Lithuania focus on self-sufficiency, leadership development
8 Dec 2017
Imagine a country of 3.3 million people – a population bigger than Chicago but smaller than Los Angeles – served by only four full-time United Methodi ...
Statement on U.S. Jerusalem Embassy Decision
7 Dec 2017
The decision by the President of the United States to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move the US embassy there goes against 70 years ...
Advent greetings from our Board President
5 Dec 2017
Advent greetings from our Board President.
Mission coordinator nurtures Zimbabweans in Canada
5 Dec 2017
Ever since she was a girl growing up in Zimbabwe, the Rev. Tazvionepi “Tazvi” Nyarota remembers children and adults alike calling her “pastor.”
Mission Leaders Express Appreciation for GivingTuesday Support
4 Dec 2017
More than 3,350 gifts totaling $677,398.80 were received for missionary support, mission projects, and disaster relief in the 2017 UMC Giving Tuesday ...
Cambodia—Passion to Praise and Zeal to Learn
2 Dec 2017
The Rev. Andrew Lee, a missionary serving as the country coordinator for the Methodist Mission in Cambodia, reports on his family’s adventures as they ...
World AIDS Day: Ending the Negative Impact of HIV-AIDS
30 Nov 2017
HIV and AIDS continue to be a major public health issue in countries around the world. But wherever HIV is spreading, The United Methodist Church is t ...
Global migration focus of Dec. 3 observance
29 Nov 2017
To prayerfully remember the plight of migrants, Global Migration Sunday has been set for Dec. 3, the first Sunday of Advent.
Haitian-born Global Mission Fellows head for Motor City
29 Nov 2017
Sylvain and Okerson, newly commissioned Global Mission Fellows (GMF) with the United Methodist’s General Board of Global Ministries, embark on a two-y ...
What Are You Thankful for This Year?
23 Nov 2017
Global Mission Fellow Kayla Pless shares what people of Restore Hope Ministries in Oklahoma are thankful for at this time of year.

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