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Individual volunteers serve any period from three months to three years. Even shorter-term volunteer opportunities are also available, typically with a local team. Volunteers build churches, assist in community health programs, advocate for social justice, build leadership skills and help after a disaster.

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The Impact of Volunteers 

Five questions for Roland Fernandes

Roland Fernandes takes time to answer five questions about his new role as general secretary of Global Ministries and UMCOR, his thoughts about the mission of God and what it means to be a leader in challenging times.

Water project lightens load for new mothers

With a grant from UMCOR, church installs rainwater collection systems at three health facilities in East Congo Episcopal Area.

El Sol Community answers prayer for solar equity

UMCOR grants have provided a way for Holding Institute Community Center in Laredo, Texas, to harness the sun, save money, save the environment and provide more food and services to people in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Health access and coverage: an issue of justice

Through the reach of United Methodist health facilities, marginalized communities receive quality care with dignity and compassion, especially women and children.

Roland Fernandes begins leadership of Global Ministries

Fernandes succeeds Thomas Kemper as head of mission and development agency.

Hospitality continues for detained immigrants during pandemic

An UMCOR grant helps El Refugio serve detained immigrants and their loved ones.