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COVID-19 Training Materials

To control the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak, the General Board of Global Ministries, recommends observing simple everyday preventive actions, WHO and the CDC infection prevention and control measur ...

Wings of the Morning

Early in March the North Katanga Wings of the Morning pilot, Gaston Ntambo Nkulu, was asked to fly a peace mission to the Tanganyika province to facilitate peace negotiations in Nyunzu. George Howard ...

Resource: UMCOR “Connecting Neighbors” disaster readiness curriculum

Access a 3-module curriculum designed to equip congregations and communities to minimize disaster-caused harm to people and property.

2020 class of international Global Mission Fellows canceled because of coronavirus

Based on health and logistical factors linked to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Global Mission Fellow program will skip of year of sending young adults to serve in international justice-related ministries ...

New opportunities in UMCOR response

Mellie Thomas, Disaster Recovery Project Manager of the Mississippi Annual Conference, talks about changes in disaster response due to the coronavirus.

New missionaries blessed in virtual service of worship

On Wednesday, April 29, a global virtual congregation blessed 21 new United Methodist missionaries. They come from eight countries and will go forth to serve in 15 countries.

Building bridges between people and land

Daoud Nassar highlights the four principles of the Tent of Nations, a family farm operating on the Palestinian West Bank, which strives to bring different cultures together to develop understanding an ...

The Christian call for peacemaking

Deinah Lorpu Quire, a Global Mission Fellow from Liberia, has been on a peace pilgrimage her whole life. From Liberia, to Sri Lanka, to the border between the two Koreas, Quire has listened to sorrow, ...

Lessons from missionaries on staying connected Lesson 3

Dr. David Scott examines what we can learn from missionaries amid the coronavirus restrictions. Missionaries have long experience in putting love into action in unfamiliar settings. In this third and ...

From darkness to light: transformation

The Rev. Dr. Richard Boone, Church and Community Worker missionary with the West Ohio Conference, tells the story of how an inmate experiences transformation through the Horizon Prison Initiative.

How Gandhi inspired Methodist peacemakers

Mohandas K. Gandhi, who was neither Methodist nor Christian, inspired generations of Methodist and United Methodist missionaries seeking nonviolent ways to work for peace and change the balance of pow ...

Peace in the midst of pandemic

Vicki McCuistion reflects on the work of UMCOR in the Rio Texas Conference and how her training as a disaster recovery asset manager prepared her to navigate a different kind of disaster: the coronavi ...

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