Connecting the Church in Mission

Global Ministries partners with agencies and individuals to alleviate human suffering; seek justice, freedom and peace; strengthen congregations and communities; and make disciples of Jesus Christ.

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Get the latest news from Global Ministries, including the work of missionaries, UMCOR, and Global Health.

Global Health: Ebola outbreak declaration

Ebola declaration by WHO ignites passion to save lives, help others

Love and human dignity make an UMCOR WASH project in Mozambique

UMCOR helps a school in Mozambique receive new sanitation and water facilities, while its students gain life lessons in community organizing, project coordination and human dignity for all.

UMCOR supports the “Heal It” Project for Native American youth

An UMCOR partnership with Dream Warriors, a collective of Indigenous North American artists, reaches Native American youth with hope and compassion in the face of rising suicide rates across the count ...

Methodist Delegation Sees ‘Bitter Fruits’ of Palestinian Occupation

Methodist representatives express horror at the military occupation of the Palestinian people following a visit to Israel and Palestine. The delegation plans to maintain a joint presence in the region ...

Where have all the salmon gone?

When the salmon run fails in the northern Pacific, Alaska’s Chignik Native Americans lose more than just a season of work. An UMCOR partnership provides hope and food security for five coastal communi ...

A Call to Action for United Methodists in Response to the Plight of Migrants

The United Methodist Immigration Task Force calls upon Methodists across the connection to take action in support of migrants, immigrants and asylum seekers by praying, giving and writing our politica ...

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Connection is at the core of our work. Global Ministries connects The United Methodist Church, its people and congregations to partner with others engaged in God’s global work, which takes place in a variety of settings, countries and cultures.

 

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Celebrating 200 years in mission and ministry

At its core, Methodism is a missional movement. Two-hundred years ago, the Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church (a forerunner of The United Methodist Church) began when a most unlikely missionary was compelled to serve. Today, the denomination celebrates the thousands of missionaries who have stepped out in faith and uncertainty to share the Gospel and the many United Methodists who faithfully support them.

Upcoming Events

Earthkeepers

Global Ministries EarthKeepers trains United Methodists in the United States to start and grow environmental projects.

Bicentennial

Celebrating 200 years of ministry, join us for the Global Ministries Bicentennial Event. Share your story and learn more about the conference.

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