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Remembering heroes of mission and ministry: Sam Dixon and Clint Rabb

On the 10th anniversary of their death, Thomas Kemper remembers the life, ministry and mission of two Global Ministries staff members who died in the 2010 Haiti earthquake.

United Methodists in the United States and Russia benefit from long-term relationships

After a dozen years of a conference-to-conference In Mission Together connection between the Eurasia and Baltimore-Washington episcopal areas, relationships grow stronger and faith grows deeper roots ...

Disaster Response in the Rio Texas Conference

Learn more about how this UMCOR partner is walking alongside those impacted by disaster.

UMCOR: Migrants seeking asylum

Matt Lohmeier, Executive Dir. of San Antonio Justice for Our Neighbors(JFON) and Susan Hellums, Border Area Mission Coordinator of First United Methodist Church of McAllen discuss their firsthand expe ...

Relationships support disaster response in Texas

Even though Hurricane Harvey hit Texas over two years ago, there is still much work to do. Long-term recovery efforts are going strong thanks to the disaster response team in the Rio Texas Conference. ...

Two mission initiatives to join Côte d’Ivoire

A delegation from Global Ministries met with two mission initiatives — in Senegal and Cameroon — and announced these initiatives will become districts attached to the Côte d'Ivoire Conference.

Dialoguing in love: Facilitators trained to guide the church through difficult conversations

Cohosted by Global Ministries, the General Commission on Religion and Race, and Candler School of Theology, the November 2019 “Facilitating Mutuality: Dialogue Across Differences” conference equipped ...

In Mission Together program creates transformative, international partnerships

Learn more about how Global Ministries facilitates mission partnerships with churches and missionaries around the world.

Trip to farms and villages brings new understanding

Missionary Lorraine Charinda describes the obstacles she’s overcome and the lessons she’s learned on a journey to visit communities and institutions in the North Katanga area, all part of evaluating t ...

Global Mission Fellows engage, connect and grow alongside local communities

Learn more about the two-year GMF program, including its core values and application requirements and process.

Walls, borders and open tables – Global Mission Fellows in Tijuana, Mexico

Working as migration ministry advocates on Mexico’s northern border with the U.S., Yabes Manokaran and Eric Agron hear the stories – family stories, political stories, religious stories – dangerous an ...

Letter from a partner: Methodist Church of Peru

Read a word of thanks from Carmen of Casa de la Esperanza who works to welcome and care for Venezuelan migrant families in Lima.

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