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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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 ...
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Standing up for Christ every day
7 Jul 2018
Joel Rabb says the people of the Laos Mission Initiative he has met are “like first century Christians who could hang onto their faith” in the face o ...
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 ...
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.
Sharing Our Mission Stories: A Way to Participate in a Mission Anniversary
21 May 2018
Every congregation, church-related school and individual Christian has a story, a history, of how our faith began, was nurtured and grew.
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The Impact of the 1968 United Methodist Union on Mission
14 May 2018
The United Methodist Church is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its founding, which occurred with the 1968 merger of the Methodist Church and the E ...
Missionaries help growth in west Africa
2 May 2018
Together, Francine Mpanga Mufuk and the Rev. Jean Claude Masuka Maleka — both from the Democratic Republic of Congo — wed the work of evangelism and d ...
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Hulapalooza celebrates Abundant Health around the world
6 Apr 2018
Global Ministries celebrates World Health Day on April 7 by launching Hulapalooza! Learn how your church can engage in this exciting event.
Conference on World Mission and Evangelism Challenge: “Learn from those with no titles, no money, and no stature”
13 Mar 2018
The Conference on World Mission and Evangelism held approximately every 10 years by the Commission on World Mission and Evangelism of the World Counci ...
Church agencies stress results, partnerships
16 Feb 2018
The heads of Global Ministries, Discipleship and Higher Education and Ministry sat down with United Methodist News Service to review their 2017 work a ...
Lent as Joyful Preparation
14 Feb 2018
The sanctuary at the global mission headquarters of The United Methodist Church was the setting for an Ash Wednesday/Valentine Day service of worship. ...
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Rumuko—Early Morning Prayer in Zimbabwe
27 Jan 2018
As early as the 1920s, Methodist women in Zimbabwe have practiced early morning prayer known as rumuko. Eveline Chikwanah of the Zimbabwe East Confere ...


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