Global mission during a pandemic:
Conversations with general secretary Thomas Kemper

 
April 1, 2020 | ATLANTA 

Join Thomas Kemper, general secretary of Global Ministries, as he embarks on a series of conversations that highlight global mission during a pandemic.

 

Lamentation and Bitter Weeping

Bishop Hee-Soo Jung, president of the board of Global Ministries, grieves over the unjust deaths of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery and challenges disciples of Jesus Christ to step forth in action.

Solidarity, training and relief in coronavirus response

Global Ministries’ coronavirus response is reaching those in need internationally and in the U.S. In addition to grants from the Sheltering in Love UMCOR COVID-19 Response Fund, 32 solidarity grants have been dispersed from UMCOR, Global Health and other program units, totaling about $346,000.

Relief and fresh water for the Bahamas

UMCOR assisted several Methodist-related partners in the relief phase of the Dorian Hurricane response in the Bahamas. This year, UMCOR continues to support those partners working on shelter and case management, and a new partner moves forward to help the islands provide fresh water for 70,000 peopl ...