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

Sharing the facts about HIV/AIDS teaches, inspires and helps
30 Nov 2018
United Methodist-related Mary Johnston Hospital in the Philippines seeks to empower communities and congregations to understand the facts and strategi ...
Mission Ambassadors to Gather for Historic Summit
29 Nov 2018
Global Ministries is excited to host more than 175 lay and clergy volunteers and staff from across the U.S on December 3-5. Read more about this upcom ...
2018 Giving Tuesday Report for Mission and Relief
28 Nov 2018
110 missionaries and 272 projects were supported with gifts from 11 countries.
Efforts to stop the arrest of immigrant man commended
28 Nov 2018
Global Ministries commends the efforts of Rev. Ismael Ruiz-Millán to stop the arrest of Samuel Oliver-Bruno, an immigrant applying to remain in the U. ...
Education in the history of Methodist mission
17 Nov 2018
Education has been one of the most consistent features of Methodist mission from its beginning. Dr. David Scott reflects on the Methodist tradition of ...
The pursuit of reconciliation on the Korean Peninsula
16 Nov 2018
General secretary Thomas Kemper reflects on the outcomes of the Roundtable for Peace, including the writing of an Atlanta Statement.
Declarations and Statement on the Roundtable for Peace on the Korean Peninsula
15 Nov 2018
Methodists and ecumenical partners meeting in Atlanta concluded the Roundtable for Peace on the Korean Peninsula by issuing an Atlanta Statement suppo ...
EarthKeepers commissioned to creative service for God’s creation
14 Nov 2018
A new class of 44 EarthKeepers was commissioned via an online service Nov. 12, 2018, making the EarthKeepers movement 132 people strong.
Together we pray and build the church
10 Nov 2018
From the first “J-3s” to the vast network of United Methodist Volunteers in Mission working in many different kinds of short-term ministries today, au ...
Returning to Kapanga
7 Nov 2018
Missionary daughters return to DR Congo to revisit their parents’ ministries
Global Ministries to Commission New United Methodist EarthKeepers for Environmental Stewardship
5 Nov 2018
45 new EarthKeepers will launch creation care projects in their communities.
Kwansei Gakuin—130 years strong
3 Nov 2018
Kwansei Gakuin was founded in 1889 by Methodist missionary Walter Lambuth to provide Christian education for students in Japan. Current missionary Rut ...

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