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Global Ministries and The Upper Room announce restructure of Buenos Aires regional office

Nearing the end of a three-year pilot plan, both agencies will make adjustments in their operations while remaining committed to continuing their presence in the region.

Implementing class meetings in Honduras

Methodists who live in Honduras revive the Wesleyan class meeting tradition to help members discern how to be the church in mission, even in the most challenging of contexts.

Church and Community Workers biennial gathering focuses on immigration and substance abuse ministries

United Methodist Church and Community Workers gather in California for their biennial meeting to celebrate and reconnect with their colleagues for mutual support and professional networking.

Church and Community Worker Janet Lynne Horman is on a mission to help migrants

Striving to embody the church in her own community, missionary and attorney Janet Horman directs Florida Justice For Our Neighbors and provides free legal services to migrants in the U.S.

Grants build mission capacity in 54 countries

Grants totaling $853,301 will help build the capacities of United Methodist mission partner organizations around the world next year in the areas of Leadership Development, Congregational Development, ...

‘Miracle baby’ and pastor Israel Painit answers God’s call to missionary service

When Israel Painit heard that three young adult missionaries had been detained by the government in his homeland for advocating for peace and justice, he could no longer ignore God’s nudges toward mis ...

Global Ministries’ End of Year Campaign Highlights Giving Love, Joy, Hope and Peace

Global Ministries, the worldwide mission and development agency of The United Methodist Church, invites members to give love, joy, hope and peace through their year-end giving campaign.

Global Ministries’ directors focus on God’s mission in a fractured world

Directors of the Global Ministries and UMCOR, meeting Oct. 10-12, focus on mission and ministry, global migration, disaster response, new initiatives and ways to bind the United Methodists together de ...

Focus on global migration: “What could be our ship?”

In his report to the board, general secretary Thomas Kemper named hopeful examples of mission the United Methodist people collectively do “in a fractured world and church,” with an emphasis on ministr ...

Hurricane Dorian: From devastation to resilience in the Bahamas

Residents of Grand Bahama Island and Abaco are receiving relief in the form of shelter, meals and hygiene items. Some are also taking great joy in being a part of the volunteer effort, serving their n ...

Norma Kehrberg, missionary and relief executive, dies at 81

Norma J. Kehrberg, a United Methodist missionary in Nepal for 25 years and head of the United Methodist Committee on Relief from 1984-1991, died on October 6.

Serving with the church and community in Tanzania

A missionary family, a Global Mission Fellow and a mission volunteer demonstrate how different forms of mission service work together in Tanzania.

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