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Grants to help at-risk children in Louisville

Two grants awarded by Global Ministries will allow four United Methodist churches in Louisville to provide food, education assistance and psychological counseling to at-risk children.

“Does anybody outside this region care?” asks storm survivor; UMCOR answers the call

In Louisiana, communities hit by both Hurricanes Laura and Delta face a long recovery but are humbled by the outpouring of support from United Methodists across the country.

Application opens for Global Mission Fellows, US-2 track

The application for the 2021-23 cohort of young adults serving in social justice ministries in the United States opened Monday, Oct 12.

Burundi UMC celebrates milestones in reconciliation process

Two years into its formal reconciliation process, the Burundi UMC celebrates two major milestones: formal training for pastors and a reconstructed hospital preparing to provide health care in Kayero, ...

Reconciling relationships with nature

Rev. Tyler Sit, a Global Ministries EarthKeeper, shares the importance of connecting with the Earth and how leading a program that provides nature-based therapy in support of people of color is impact ...

World Communion Scholar puts the “social” in social science

Cleber Lizardo de Assis uses his advanced degrees in psychology to serve marginalized groups in his community.

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 c ...

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 duri ...

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.

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