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

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 ...
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 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 ...
Statement on Church Bombings in Indonesia
14 May 2018
We of the United Methodist mission community stand in solidarity with our Christian brothers and sisters in Indonesia in the wake of the bombing of th ...
Sharing Your Mission at Rolling Hills UMC
5 May 2018
Debra Matthews Shrader, co-chair of missions at Rolling Hills UMC in California, considers the church’s care and support of missionaries and other way ...
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Faith-based partnerships prove knowledge is power
21 Mar 2018
Faith leaders in many developing countries believe information about family planning should be the responsibility of the government, and for that reas ...
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 ...
Mission Through the Lens of Culture and Context
13 Mar 2018
Arusha, Tanzania, March 8, 2018—Rev. Dr. Mutale Mulenga-Kaunda, a theologian from South Africa, opened the 2018 Conference on World Mission and Evange ...
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. ...
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
18 Jan 2018
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – January 18-25, 2018
Prayers for the safety steadfastness of Middle Eastern Christians on Orthodox Christmas
4 Jan 2018
Prayers for the safety steadfastness of Middle Eastern Christians on Orthodox Christmas

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