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May all who follow find us faithful

Missionary kids sometimes become missionaries themselves, making mission service a family journey that spans generations. Dr. Les and Debbie Dornon tell their family’s story

Through training in the Philippines, Africans enhance C-section skills

United Methodist-related Mary Johnston Hospital staff share expertise with doctors, nurses from Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Zimbabwe.

Global Ministries condemns bombings in Sri Lanka

Global Ministries condemns the acts of terror carried out in Sri Lanka on Easter day. We mourn with those who lost loved ones and are praying for those who were injured.

Earth Day and Easter: What Does Resurrection Mean for God’s Creation?

Projects supported by UMCOR are actively caring for the Earth and communities impacted by climate change.

Planting Seeds of Hope and Faith

David Makobo, an agricultural missionary in Senegal, navigates climate, gender stereotypes, Christian education and fishing without water all in a day’s work.

Bicentennial of Methodist mission – a time for connection and reflection

More than just a history lesson—the Bicentennial Conference created space for Christians from 30 countries to listen to each other’s viewpoints, reflect on their common history, and forge new paths to ...

Global Health unit Staff change

United Methodist Global Ministries has named Dr. Graciela Salvador-Davila as interim director of Global Health programs following the recent departure of Dr. Olusimbo Ige.

Theological consultation on creation and the city of God inspires, mobilizes

32 participants recently came together at Global Ministries to explore how communities can build, use and manage their built environments to not only do no harm, but to do good.

Global Ministries to Celebrate 200 Years of Mission

Global Ministries to Celebrate 200 Years of Mission with Gathering Reflecting on Past and Focusing on Future of Methodist Mission United Methodist Agency Grows From Work in One State in 1819 to Person ...

In Focus | Bicentennial of Methodist Mission

In focus for the month of April is the Bicentennial of Methodist Mission, a celebration of Methodism’s 200 years of mission ministry and missionaries at work since the 1819 founding of the Missionary ...

Restoring homes and hearts in Florida

The story of the Smith family demonstrates how the Florida Conference, an UMCOR partner, helps hurricane survivors across the state with a comprehensive program of case management, reconstruction, and ...

Hope on the border

Witnessing events along the U.S. – Mexico border, the Rev. Jack Amick, director of Global Migration for Global Ministries, saw sadness and heartache, but he also saw signs of hope in the response of U ...

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