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

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 ...
A Congo Partnership
22 Sep 2018
John W. Coleman, Eastern Pennsylvania Conference, describes how the Congo Partnership of United Methodists in the Central Congo Area and the Eastern P ...
A Statement on the Reduction of Refugees Admitted to the United States
20 Sep 2018
General Secretary Thomas Kemper responds to the reduction of refugees admitted to the United States and calls for United Methodists to speak for chang ...
Meeting a Knead in Atlanta’s Refugee Community
19 Sep 2018
Just Bakery of Atlanta employs resettled refugees and with the help of UMCOR, is planning to expand their presence in the community even further.
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 ...

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