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Welcome the stranger: act boldly on World Refugee Day

General secretary Thomas Kemper urges United Methodists to not only remember, but respond, to the needs of the record 70.8 million displaced people in the world today.

Methodist Church of Brazil welcomes migrants: Shade and Fresh Water

From the Brazilian Methodist Church, a story of welcome and service with Venezuelan refugees arriving in Boa Vista, Brazil.

New growth from common ground: mission roundtables

Crossing boundaries of identity, theology and worldview, this global program creates a sacred space to discover new ways of being the church in the world. Together.

Ensuring universal rights and welcome for global migrants

This overview of UMCOR’s global migration work includes places of welcome, food for body and spirit, education, legal help and many more ways that United Methodists serve and support migrants around t ...

In Focus: Migration

For the month of June, follow along as we highlight the ways in which UMCOR is working to support the rights of migrants all over the world.

A caring ministry for survivors of terrorist attacks

For World Communion scholar, Insar Gohar, studies in the U.S. prepared him to return to Pakistan to answer a call to ministry, counseling survivors of the kind of trauma and terror his immediate and e ...

Missionaries represent many facets of God’s mission today Part 3

Katherine Parker, a missionary in Nepal, believes the work of the United Mission to Nepal serves as a positive model for participation in the missio Dei, the mission of God. Third in a Three-part seri ...

Moving forward as one: United Methodists in Burundi

Two years after announcing their intention to reconcile, United Methodists in Burundi prepare the way for growth, mission and service in a reunited church.

The Harris legacy – From Chicago to Manila

Meet Thomas Harris from the U.S. and Dr. Cristina Manabat from Harris Memorial College in the Philippines. What do they share in common? More than a name.

Eight new United Methodist missionaries celebrated and blessed

Eight missionaries will lend their gifts in service to God in places like El Salvador, Mongolia and South Africa.

Missionaries represent many facets of God’s mission today part 2

Kristi Painter, a Global Mission Fellow, US-2 track, from Georgia, describes her work with Arch Street UMC in Philadelphia and how her experience has shifted her perspectives on mission and what it me ...

Telling the Easter story of a crucified people in Sri Lanka

In the aftermath of the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, Jerome Sahabandu, a Global Ministries theologian from Sri Lanka, describes reactions to the attacks among Christians and other faith groups ...

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