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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.

Mission is: Relief

During the month of March, explore stories that show relief in action through the ministries and initiatives of Global Ministries. From a response to earthquakes in Puerto Rico to offering welcome and ...

The forlorn hope

Growing out of UMCOR's commitment to supporting displaced populations, National Justice for Our Neighbors (NJFON) advocates for the rights of refugees and immigrants, like working to reunite a Rohingy ...

Honoring Christ’s life in mission with migrants

Missionaries Richard and Alma Navarro invite readers to share in “Tahanan” ministry, their work of care and accompaniment for Filipino migrant workers in Taiwan.

Mission for Migrant Workers

As the number of cases of unfair treatment of migrants workers in Hong Kong, S.A.R. continues to rise, MFMW steps in to provide much needed resources

Offering relief and hope in Hancock County

Learn more about the mission and programs of The Jubilee Project in the Holston Conference.

The best-kept secret in the church

NOMADS are mission volunteers who share the love of God through volunteer labor for United Methodist organizations, offering various types of relief from church repairs to disaster rebuilding.

Healing and hope in Nepal: Patan Academy of Health Sciences

Dr. Mark Zimmerman, a missionary doctor serving in Nepal, shares the story of one of his patients, a young woman who is still coping with the aftereffects of a 2015 earthquake that claimed most of her ...

Providing relief now and into the future

Lara Martin, executive director of the United Methodist Committee on Relief, shares her excitement to lead UMCOR’s work of alleviating suffering around the world.

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