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

A statement on the current situation in Sri Lanka
31 Oct 2018
Global Ministries acknowledges the current political crisis in Sri Lanka and extends solidarity to peace-loving communities of all faiths and ethnicit ...
Global Mission Fellows reunite in Nome
30 Oct 2018
For three decades, a community in Alaska has connected young adults in service and shown them the power of place.
Called and Sent: United Methodists as Missionaries
27 Oct 2018
For two centuries, God has called and sent Methodists to serve others and spread the gospel in many places in the world. Dr. Dana Robert, from Boston ...
Church loan/investment fund shifts sponsors
24 Oct 2018
Marked by a celebratory banquet held during the board of directors meeting, the United Methodist Development Fund is coming under new leadership after ...
The Pizza Garden in Mesa, Arizona
20 Oct 2018
EarthKeeper JP Smith describes the creation and growth of “the Pizza Garden” in the arid soil of Mesa, Arizona. Final story of five in the EarthKeeper ...
Building Momentum for Peace in Korea
19 Oct 2018
In hopes of impacting the effort for peace and reconciliation, Global Ministries will host the Roundtable for Peace on the Korean Peninsula on Nov. 9 ...
Special grants augment mission in 51 countries
17 Oct 2018
Two hundred thirty-eight United Methodist mission workers in their own countries will receive modest support grants for 2019.
One family in mission around the world
16 Oct 2018
Meet the newest United Methodist missionaries! Eight people commissioned during the Oct. 13 worship service of the board meeting receive support and b ...
Expanding partnerships with Native Americans
16 Oct 2018
From grants approved to land returned, Global Ministries has renewed its commitment to Native American ministries. Read about these actions taken and ...
The General Secretary's Report
12 Oct 2018
Mission Agency to Return Ohio Land Long Held in Trust for Native American Nation
Do You See Us
12 Oct 2018
Do you see us...Do you hear us...Do you care for us... A look inside the moving and challenging fall board meeting opening worship.
Remembering A Landmine Clearer Killed in Iraq
8 Oct 2018
Thomas Kemper, chief mission executive of The United Methodist Church, extends sympathy and offers prayers for the family and friends of Hassan Mahmou ...

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