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

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
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Hulapalooza celebrates healthy living in Philippines
10 Jul 2018
Medical professionals, health workers, clergy and laity from seven Asian countries focus on health ministries that encompass body, mind and spirit.
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
Faith and Resilience in Tonga: A Visit After a Storm
3 Jul 2018
Thomas Kemper reflects on his recent trip to Tonga, an island still reeling from the impact of Tropical Cyclone Gita in February.
Building a network for life and love
2 Jul 2018
Clara Biswas expresses her love for people every time she walks into the poorest communities of Phnom Penh. She directs the Street Children Ministry a ...
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 Methodists Call for Immediate Release of Missionaries
25 Jun 2018
United Methodists Call for Immediate Release of Missionaries Being Held by Republic of the Philippines | Take Action Today!
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LetThemLeave
25 Jun 2018
After seven weeks of detention Global Ministries and the Council of Bishops call on the government of the Philippines to immediately release Tawanda C ...
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UMCOR Statement on U.S. Policy on Asylum Seekers and Their Children
20 Jun 2018
UMCOR responds to the U.S. policy on asylum seekers and their children demanding changes in policy, practice & oversight of immigration in the United ...
The Promise of Diplomacy on the Korean Peninsula
13 Jun 2018
Leaders from four United Methodist groups join together to pray for peace, the work of diplomacy, disarmament and denuclearization on the Korean Penin ...


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