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

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US-2 GMFs Discover New Strengths in Service
30 Dec 2017
Tre Kumugo and Isaac Dunn make connections in new communities as US-2 Global Mission Fellows.
Seek the Peace and Prosperity of the City
23 Dec 2017
Community health fairs, blood drives, First-Aid, help with parenting, Bible study—Church and Community Worker Earnestine Varnado reveals what drew her ...
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Thomas Kemper's Christmas Message
22 Dec 2017
In the Gospel according to John, it is written, “The word became flesh….”
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Puerto Rican Methodists Find Strength in God Despite Massive Hurricane
21 Dec 2017
On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria wrecked the building of La Iglesia Metodista Peña de Horeb in Palo Seco, Puerto Rico, destroying the structure ...
To Our Christian Brothers and Sisters in Pakistan
18 Dec 2017
We pray for the families that lost loved ones, for the congregation of the Bethel Memorial Methodist Church, a congregation of the Church of Pakistan. ...
Talking Mission With Edison Toe
16 Dec 2017
A significant point along my faith journey was when I received a scholarship from United Methodist Women to attend college.
Binding up the Wounds of the Broken-Hearted
9 Dec 2017
“God hears the cries of the broken-hearted and God responds through everyday people like you and me,” says Church and Community Worker missionary, Vic ...
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Advocacy for Our Neighbors
8 Dec 2017
United Methodists respond to Trump administration decision to end DACA.
Friends of Lithuania focus on self-sufficiency, leadership development
8 Dec 2017
Imagine a country of 3.3 million people – a population bigger than Chicago but smaller than Los Angeles – served by only four full-time United Methodi ...
Statement on U.S. Jerusalem Embassy Decision
7 Dec 2017
The decision by the President of the United States to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move the US embassy there goes against 70 years ...
Advent greetings from our Board President
5 Dec 2017
Advent greetings from our Board President.
Mission coordinator nurtures Zimbabweans in Canada
5 Dec 2017
Ever since she was a girl growing up in Zimbabwe, the Rev. Tazvionepi “Tazvi” Nyarota remembers children and adults alike calling her “pastor.”

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