COVID-19 Training Materials


The knowledge related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic evolves daily.

To control the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak, the General Board of Global Ministries, recommends observing simple everyday preventive actions, WHO and the CDC infection prevention and control measures, that help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses. For these measures to be effective, they must be adhered to and used at all times.

COVID-19 Training Materials

Coronavirus Training Package - English

Material de capacitación sobre el Coronavirus - Spanish
International Coronavirus Training Package - English
International Material de capacitación sobre el Coronavirus - Spanish
Matériel de formation sur le Coronavirus - French
Material de Capacitação sobre Coronavírus --Portuguese
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.

COVID-19 response continues through “Sheltering in Love” grants

Mission makes an impact as partners around the world are awarded funds to address issues intensified by the spread of the coronavirus.

UMCOR expands efforts against the coronavirus; launches giving campaign and COVID-19 Response Fund

Through the COVID-19 Response Fund, UMCOR plans to release grants to equip partners who assist vulnerable populations in the U.S. and around the world impacted by COVID-19.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): United Methodist updates and resources

Tips for preparation and response for your faith community.

Global Mission During a Pandemic: Conversations with General Secretary Thomas Kemper

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

Coalition denounces continual use of the term “China/Chinese Virus”

A statement from the Inter-Ethnic Strategic Development Group, a coalition represented by the five racial ethnic caucuses of The United Methodist Church, urges public officials to discontinue the use of the racially loaded term “China/Chinese Virus.”

Building capacity for an international response to coronavirus

DRC and the Philippines are the first partners for UMCOR/Global Health prevention response.

UMCOR donates needed supplies to first responders in Louisiana

More than 80,000 masks in sealed and unopened cartons purchased for future use are being distributed to first responders serving communities near UMCOR Sager Brown Depot.

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The spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) around the world demands the attention of the global ecumenical community.