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

Supporting Education for All Children
1 Jun 2017
Around the world, 59 million children and 63 million adolescents have no opportunity to attend school. UMCOR country offices find ways to help their r ...
The Essentials of WASH
30 May 2017
Around the world, 783 million people lack reliable access to clean drinking water. UMCOR partners with many organizations in a variety of ways to prov ...
Menstrual Hygiene Day: Empowering Girls through Education
28 May 2017
Across the developing world, the number one reason girls drop out of school is the lack of water and sanitation infrastructure to support their period ...
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Twenty-Five Young Missionaries Share Their Experiences
22 May 2017
Twenty-Five United Methodist Global Mission Fellows wrapped up two years of service in a public accounting of what they learned in assignments ranging ...

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