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

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 ...
Fall board meeting to focus on Native American ministries
8 Oct 2018
Global Ministries’ annual fall board of directors meeting kicks off this week. Native American Methodists help directors look at the shared history of ...
Women journeying in mission
6 Oct 2018
Sometimes a Volunteer-in-Mission trip becomes a once-in-a-lifetime spiritual experience for all involved. Missionary Esther Gitobu in Cambodia describ ...
Support and solidarity for Indonesia
5 Oct 2018
Thomas Kemper calls on United Methodists to join him in prayer and compassion for the thousands who perished in the recent earthquake and tsunami in I ...
In Focus: Missionaries
2 Oct 2018
Executive director of Missionary Service, Judy Chung, writes about one way Global Ministries connects the church in mission: sending missionaries from ...
The view from here—Dunwoody, Georgia
29 Sep 2018
In this fourth story of the five-part series on EarthKeepers, Tina Wilkinson describers her Solarize Dunwoody project and how to build a coalition th ...

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