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In Focus: Migration

For the month of June, follow along as we highlight the ways in which UMCOR is working to support the rights of migrants all over the world.

A caring ministry for survivors of terrorist attacks

For World Communion scholar, Insar Gohar, studies in the U.S. prepared him to return to Pakistan to answer a call to ministry, counseling survivors of the kind of trauma and terror his immediate and e ...

Missionaries represent many facets of God’s mission today Part 3

Katherine Parker, a missionary in Nepal, believes the work of the United Mission to Nepal serves as a positive model for participation in the missio Dei, the mission of God. Third in a Three-part seri ...

Moving forward as one: United Methodists in Burundi

Two years after announcing their intention to reconcile, United Methodists in Burundi prepare the way for growth, mission and service in a reunited church.

The Harris legacy – From Chicago to Manila

Meet Thomas Harris from the U.S. and Dr. Cristina Manabat from Harris Memorial College in the Philippines. What do they share in common? More than a name.

Eight new United Methodist missionaries celebrated and blessed

Eight missionaries will lend their gifts in service to God in places like El Salvador, Mongolia and South Africa.

Missionaries represent many facets of God’s mission today part 2

Kristi Painter, a Global Mission Fellow, US-2 track, from Georgia, describes her work with Arch Street UMC in Philadelphia and how her experience has shifted her perspectives on mission and what it me ...

Telling the Easter story of a crucified people in Sri Lanka

In the aftermath of the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, Jerome Sahabandu, a Global Ministries theologian from Sri Lanka, describes reactions to the attacks among Christians and other faith groups ...

Global mission grants rehabilitate health facilities worldwide

Since 2017, more than $8 million has been given and 46 facilities have been renovated, increasing the standard of care in rural communities.

Seminary administrator to lead Global Ministries unit

Mary Lou Greenwood Boice will serve as interim executive director of Mission Engagement, the unit responsible for communications, marketing, fundraising and connectional relations.

“Thank You, God”: Christian Acquitted of Blasphemy in Pakistan Arrives in Canada

General secretary Thomas Kemper expresses gratitude for the safe passage of Asia Bibi.

Global Ministries awards study grants

One hundred six students from 31 countries will receive study grants totaling $585,817 for the 2019-20 academic year from Global Ministries.

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