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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.

Louisiana should expect four-year recovery period, UMCOR says

Early assessments of the devastation caused by Hurricane Laura indicate the impacted region should expect to be in a state of recovery for a three to four year period.

Striving for justice in Central America

Cristian Schlick is a global missionary who works with migrants from Central America and Mexico in El Salvador. He was commissioned in June 2019 after serving for two years as a Global Mission Fellow, ...

Overcoming ethnic differences through education

In a country with a recent history of cultural and ethnic division, Missionaries Külli Tõniste and Douglas Childress discuss how their work at Baltic Methodist Theological Seminary in Tallinn, Estonia ...

Peace with justice for the Korean Peninsula

Missionaries working for peace in Korea discuss what they think it will take to bring peace and reconciliation to the Korean Peninsula.

Statement on the death of Bishop J. Woodrow Hearn

As a director of Global Ministries from 1984 to 1992 and president of the agency from 1988 to 1992, Hearn helped to shape mission witness and service in the last two decades of the 20th century.

Thomas Kemper reflects on time with Global Ministries

To mark his final day as general secretary and reflect on ten years in the role, Thomas Kemper looks back – and forward – and reminds us that mission is both global and local, and that we are stronger ...

Farewell messages for Thomas Kemper

As Thomas Kemper completes his tenure as General Secretary, members of the United Methodist family from around the world share their appreciation, well wishes and bid him a grateful farewell for his m ...

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