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

New Methodist Church Formally Launched in Cambodia
18 Sep 2018
World Methodism has a new church.
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. ...
Reducing electric bills for low-income residents
15 Sep 2018
EarthKeeper Jill Barker, from Arlington, Virginia, works at pulling together faith-based institutions to offer low-income residents a way to reduce th ...
Across the U.S., United Methodists welcome immigrants
11 Sep 2018
Jesus did not ask for anyone’s credentials before healing, feeding and sharing God’s love,” says Judith Siaba of the Northern Illinois Annual Conferen ...
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 ...
In Focus: Migration
5 Sep 2018
UMCOR’s Director of Sustainable Development and Global Migration, Jack Amick, discusses our long history working on behalf of refugees, migrants and d ...
Hymn Society Honors Former Mission Leader
4 Sep 2018
Founder of Global Praise and former Global Ministries staff member S T Kimbrough is named a “fellow” by the Hymn Society in the United States and Cana ...
The view from here—EarthKeepers, part 2: Brenda Nickels
1 Sep 2018
A five-part series from New World Outlook focuses on EarthKeepers working on projects in different parts of the U.S. Part two—Brenda Nickels in Broken ...
A Blessing of What Is Yet to Come
31 Aug 2018
“What does it mean to be commissioned?” asked Global Mission Fellow Theresa Frost. Read the answer to her question and what she and nine other young a ...
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.
Season of Creation liturgy
25 Aug 2018
The ecumenical “Season of Creation” occurs in churches around the world in September and October. Global Ministries offers churches two different opti ...
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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