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: 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 ...
The view from here—EarthKeepers, part 2: Brenda Nickels
1 Sep 2018
A five-part series from New World Outlook focuses on EarthKeepers working on projects in different parts of the U.S. Part two—Brenda Nickels in Broken ...
A Blessing of What Is Yet to Come
31 Aug 2018
“What does it mean to be commissioned?” asked Global Mission Fellow Theresa Frost. Read the answer to her question and what she and nine other young a ...
Global Ministries Remembers Protestant Leader of China
27 Aug 2018
The leadership of Elder Fu through times of change will shape the future of Christian cooperation for generations.
Season of Creation liturgy
25 Aug 2018
The ecumenical “Season of Creation” occurs in churches around the world in September and October. Global Ministries offers churches two different opti ...
Mission Roots of The World Council of Churches Observed
22 Aug 2018
For the 70th anniversary of the World Council of Churches, Thomas Kemper reflects on how mission work has helped to sustain this ecumenical movement o ...
Prayer, Solidarity and Courage in Mission
21 Aug 2018
After securing the release of three detained missionaries this summer, General Secretary Thomas Kemper reflects on how the experience reaffirmed some ...
Latino Ministry Builds a “House of the People”
18 Aug 2018
Bringing people to Christ, creating space for small groups, building a music and dance school and counseling center—John W. Coleman from the Eastern P ...
First peoples’ first rights: water
11 Aug 2018
UMCOR Water, Hygiene and Sanitation (WASH) has completed a number of projects with indigenous communities in the United States and Latin America and c ...
Toward a Regional Methodist Mission Approach in Southeast Asia
10 Aug 2018
At the first meeting of the Asian Methodist Mission Platform in Hong Kong, twenty-three representatives of seven groups shared their current mission o ...
The true gift of Christian connection
4 Aug 2018
An interview with Jessica Cavinee who serves as the pastor of youth and discipleship for Linworth United Methodist Church in Columbus, Ohio.

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