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

United Methodists Call for Immediate Release of Missionaries
25 Jun 2018
United Methodists Call for Immediate Release of Missionaries Being Held by Republic of the Philippines | Take Action Today!
25 Jun 2018
After seven weeks of detention Global Ministries and the Council of Bishops call on the government of the Philippines to immediately release Tawanda C ...
Faith and Resilience in Tonga: A Visit After a Storm
25 Jun 2018
Thomas Kemper Tonga piece
Journey of a Bucket
23 Jun 2018
The UMCOR Depot in Louisiana sent out more than 31,000 flood kits last year and more through the first five months of 2018. How do United Methodists m ...
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UMCOR Statement on U.S. Policy on Asylum Seekers and Their Children
20 Jun 2018
UMCOR responds to the U.S. policy on asylum seekers and their children demanding changes in policy, practice & oversight of immigration in the United ...
Mission Giving in 2017
16 Jun 2018
Wondering how much United Methodists gave to support missionaries, or UMCOR disaster response, or mission initiatives last year? Here is a graphic bre ...
The Promise of Diplomacy on the Korean Peninsula
13 Jun 2018
Leaders from four United Methodist groups join together to pray for peace, the work of diplomacy, disarmament and denuclearization on the Korean Penin ...
Bishop Jung Summit Response
13 Jun 2018
Bishop Hee-Soo Jung, president of Global Ministries, offers his assessment of the June 12 Summit of US and North Korean leaders in Singapore.
Disaster Response Coordinators Go Global
9 Jun 2018
Disaster Response training is a familiar concept for U.S. annual conferences. UMCOR International Disaster Response has introduced a pilot project wit ...
Prayers for Peace and Reconciliation on the Korean Peninsula
8 Jun 2018
Responding to a request from Christians across Korea for prayers of peace and reconciliation for all people on the Korean peninsula...
Global Ministries Joins Ecumenical Call for Prayer to End Famine
7 Jun 2018
Global Ministries, the worldwide mission agency of The United Methodist Church, has joined an ecumenical call to observe June 10, 2018, as the second ...
A valuable gift of nets and fish
4 Jun 2018
Global Ministries partners with local organizations in Sri Lanka to help vulnerable communities prevent dengue fever.

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