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UMCOR support scales up Arkansas River flood recovery

Although it didn’t receive much national attention, the spring floods of the Arkansas River wiped out property and devastated some communities. UMCOR and the Arkansas Conference Disaster Response Team ...

Creation care gets traction as priority

A growing amount of grassroots climate change work is being done by graduates of Global Ministries EarthKeepers training.

UMCOR disaster response through the lens of Hurricane Dorian

Throughout Hurricane Dorian’s movements, UMCOR coordinated with Conference Disaster Response Coordinators from United Methodist conferences along the Southeastern U.S. coast, monitoring their needs an ...

UMCOR starts efforts for Bahamas relief

As Hurricane Dorian continued to threaten the U.S. east coast, United Methodists were connecting with Methodists in the Bahamas to start relief efforts.

Healthy Youth USA in North Atlanta provides healthy scholarships with Global Ministries partnership

Healthy Youth USA, an afterschool and summer camp program in the North Atlanta area, used a Global Health grant to ensure that more children could access the care they needed while their parents were ...

Improved mobility, a gift that transforms lives

To reach people in remote places with devices that increase mobility and independent living, Global Health partners with a prosthetics workshop in Bo, Sierra Leone, and a Personal Energy Transportatio ...

Thirteen Global Mission Fellows begin service as US-2s

They join 50 recently commissioned international Global Mission Fellows, starting two-year assignments in social justice ministries around the world.

Sacred Native American lands will be returned to Wyandotte Nation

Seeking to return sacred lands they have held in trust for 176 years, leaders of The United Methodist Church and the Wyandotte Nation will hold a ceremony this September during which lands held by the ...

Shade and Fresh Water encourages youth in Brazil to make healthy choices

Shade and Fresh Water in Brazil receives Global Health grants to extend programming for older youth to help them resist substance abuse.

Abundant Health includes mental health in worldwide ministry and outreach

Abundant health for all means that vulnerable populations struggling with substance abuse, mental stress, and psychological disorders receive the help they need to live full and healthy lives.

Supporting mothers and babies for a healthy start

Breastfeeding is a good way for mothers to give their babies a healthy start in life. The Abundant Health Initiative honors World Breastfeeding Week with stories of mothers and babies who thrive with ...

In Focus: Global Health

During the month of August, follow along as we share stories about the lifesaving work of global health.

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