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Growth through education

Missionary Ellyn Dubberly teaches at a Methodist school in El Salvador, where the school and the students who study there continue to grow.

Most mission and relief grant payments put on hold

Given the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on revenue sources and cash flow, Global Ministries and UMCOR have placed temporary holds on most grant payments.

Methodists in Mongolia envision the future

James and Grace Cho, missionaries with the Mongolia United Methodist Mission, offer an update on plans for how the 20-year-old mission initiative will transition from a mission to a self-governing fai ...

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

No travel? Not a problem for mission board

Across time zones, directors of the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries made a virtual trip to Atlanta for their spring meeting.

“God’s Mission” and “Collaboration” Central: Themes in Mission Leader’s 10-Year Report

The theology of “Missio dei” (“God’s mission”) and the practice of collaboration are central themes in a final program report of the executive who has led The United Methodist Church’s worldwide missi ...

Roland Fernandes to lead Global Ministries

A layman originally from India, Fernandes has been elected to serve as the next general secretary of Global Ministries by the agency’s directors.

COVID-19: Impact on agency gatherings, support extended to staff and missionaries

In light of the rapid spread of the coronavirus, steps have been taken to ensure the safety of Global Ministries staff, missionaries, and partners in mission, as well as the Board of Directors for the ...

Adjusting to coronavirus threat

From local congregations to general agencies, United Methodists in the U.S. and around the world are taking significant precautions in light of the spread of coronavirus.

Recurring floods in Bangladesh addressed through an UMCOR – Muslim Aid/UK partnership

UMCOR partners with Muslim Aid/UK in Bangladesh to strengthen the resiliency of communities that face annual flooding.

Methodist Church of Puerto Rico brings hope to those impacted by earthquake swarm

With more than 950 earthquakes and aftershocks recorded and more than 800 homes damaged since December 2019, the Methodist Church of Puerto Rico (MPCR) and its social holiness agency, Rebuilding Commu ...

The impact of UMCOR kits in 2019

Have you ever helped to pack an UMCOR hygiene, cleaning or school kit? Check out just how many kits were made, where they went, and the difference you helped to make across the United States.

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