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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Rumuko—Early Morning Prayer in Zimbabwe
27 Jan 2018
As early as the 1920s, Methodist women in Zimbabwe have practiced early morning prayer known as rumuko. Eveline Chikwanah of the Zimbabwe East Confere ...
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Preventing substance abuse among Brazil’s youth
25 Jan 2018
The Methodist Church of Brazil and other faith communities open their doors to host Shade and Fresh Water programs, with the support of church members ...
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EarthKeepers Commissioned via Virtual Service
24 Jan 2018
In the first event of its kind, Global Ministries and the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) commissioned a class of EarthKeepers—United Met ...
United in Prayer Cont.
23 Jan 2018
Thomas Kemper considers the importance of prayer in his life and in the life of the church and offers resources for daily devotion and inspiration.
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United in Prayer
23 Jan 2018
Thomas Kemper considers the importance of prayer in his life and in the life of the church and offers resources for daily devotion and inspiration.
PRAY FOR THE WORLD With the United Methodist Prayer Calendar Cont.
20 Jan 2018
“Sacred Places” is the theme for the 2018 Prayer Calendar. See what’s coming up this year—missionary meditations and prayers for the mission of The Un ...
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PRAY FOR THE WORLD With the United Methodist Prayer Calendar
20 Jan 2018
“Sacred Places” is the theme for the 2018 Prayer Calendar. See what’s coming up this year—missionary meditations and prayers for the mission of The Un ...
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
18 Jan 2018
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – January 18-25, 2018
Mission Volunteer Service Giving Service at Home—And at a Home Away from Home Cont.
14 Jan 2018
Mission volunteers Elliott Ott and Celinne Mencias describe their calling to serve as mission volunteers in Africa and Europe.
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Mission Volunteer Service Giving Service at Home—And at a Home Away from Home
13 Jan 2018
Mission volunteers Elliott Ott and Celinne Mencias describe their calling to serve as mission volunteers in Africa and Europe.
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Human Relations Day
12 Jan 2018
We have assembled a collection of resources that you can download to promote this Special Sunday in your church on Sunday, January 14, 2018.
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Fertile Ground in Miami for Brazilian Faith Communities
6 Jan 2018
As Brazilian communities grow in Miami, the National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministry and the Florida Conference engage Brazilian missionary Rev. Mar ...


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