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

Efforts to stop the arrest of immigrant man commended
28 Nov 2018
Global Ministries commends the efforts of Rev. Ismael Ruiz-Millán to stop the arrest of Samuel Oliver-Bruno, an immigrant applying to remain in the U. ...
A Statement on the Reduction of Refugees Admitted to the United States
20 Sep 2018
General Secretary Thomas Kemper responds to the reduction of refugees admitted to the United States and calls for United Methodists to speak for chang ...
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 ...
United Methodists Announce Release of All Three Missionaries
12 Jul 2018
Miracle Osman of Malawi, Adam Shaw of United States and Tawanda Chandiwana of Zimbabwe Now All Reunited with Their Families
Statement Regarding Release of UMC Missionaries Tawanda Chandiwana & Adam Shaw
6 Jul 2018
Statement by UM Global Ministries Leader General Secretary Thomas Kemper Regarding Release of UMC Missionaries Tawanda Chandiwana & Adam Shaw
Petition response tops 10,000 signatures in five days
1 Jul 2018
People representing 100 different countries sign on
United Methodist Agency Thanks Partners for Roles in Campaign to Get Three Missionaries out of the Philippines
28 Jun 2018
Global Ministries expresses deep gratitude to partners for their roles in #LetThemLeave campaign aimed at getting three missionaries out of the Philip ...
United Methodists Continue Call for Immediate Release of Missionaries Being Held by Republic of the Philippines
27 Jun 2018
Global Ministries invites you to join us in an international call to prayer for Tawanda, Miracle and Adam
United Methodist Leader Details Mission’s “Unfulfilled Dreams”
13 Apr 2018
Kemper entitled his report “Unfulfilled Dreams,” taken from the title of a sermon King preached in Atlanta on March 3, 1963, a month before his assass ...
Human Relations Day
12 Jan 2018
We have assembled a collection of resources that you can download to promote this Special Sunday in your church on Sunday, January 14, 2018.

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