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Participants reflect on disaster case management training

In March of 2020, UMCOR partnered with Highland Park UMC in Dallas, Texas to hold a three-day intensive, providing in-depth understanding of the foundations, principles and processes of disaster case ...

Sheltering in Love Grant Recipient: Intown Food Pantry

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to leave vulnerable communities hungry, Intown Collaborative Ministries in Atlanta, GA is using funds from UMCOR to ensure their food pantry is able to safely meet a ...

Sowing and harvesting in Hungarian Roma communities

Urs Schweizer shares a story from The United Methodist Church in Hungary, which has developed a backyard farming program with a few Roma communities who raise more nutritious food and some extra incom ...

Responding with love and compassion to serve neighbors in need

Like many places in the world, Vietnam is facing economic impacts from the novel coronavirus. The Vietnam Mission Initiative partnered with Global Ministries Asia Pacific Regional Office, Scranton Wom ...

Faithful UMC institutions stretch to serve communities

Among the recipients of the UMCOR Rapid Response COVID-19 grants are some of the United Methodist National Mission Institutions with long histories of service in their communities. Gum Moon Residence, ...

Appeal to repeal anti-terrorism act in the Philippines

Global Ministries joins the National Council of Churches in the Philippines to appeal to the government to repeal the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020.

Korean hospital ships 10,000 face masks for distribution to former missionaries

Severance Hospital in Seoul ships 10,000 face masks to Global Ministries for distribution to former missionaries to help in fight against COVID-19.

Global Ministries welcomes shut down of Dakota Access Pipeline

Global Ministries welcomes the decision of a U.S. federal judge to shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline, pending a thorough study of the environmental impact of the 1,172-mile ribbon of oil opposed by ...

Partners work together for asylum seekers

A Justice For Our Neighbors and Church World Service partnership funded by UMCOR is up and running with asylum cases lining up. With COVID-19 job loss and no hope of receiving anything from the U.S. g ...

In trying times, churches extend their reach

UMCOR has awarded $1.56 million to help vulnerable communities cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. These grants enable churches to respond to issues of food insecurity, sanitation and hygiene, and other ...

Statement by AALM (Asian American Language Ministries)

In the aftermath of police killings of unarmed Black people, AALM (Asian American Language Ministries) representing the twelve official Asian and Asian American Caucuses of The United Methodist Church ...

The enduring resiliency of North Macedonia

Missionary Jennifer Moore reflects on life lessons she has learned from the Macedonian people, especially as they face a pandemic.

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