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The enduring resiliency of North Macedonia

Missionary Jennifer Moore reflects on life lessons she has learned from the Macedonian people, especially as they face a pandemic.

Strength upon strength; Michigan United Methodists pour hope on troubled waters

For communities devastated by May flooding, the road to resilience is paved with support coming from federal, state and local sources – and from United Methodists.

Leaving communities more resilient

UMCOR disaster response consultants Angela Overstreet and Christy Smith provide an update on the ongoing disaster response and recovery efforts in Tennessee.

UMCOR COVID-19 grants in Brazil reach isolated communities

Seven UMCOR COVID-19 grants from the Sheltering in Love campaign are making a difference through caring Methodist congregations in Brazil. Support in the form of food, rent assistance, masks and prote ...

In the Philippines, planning for disaster creates resilient communities

With guidance from UMCOR’s Disaster Management Coordinator (DMC) program, communities in the Davao, Manila and Baguio Episcopal Areas are better prepared and equipped to weather prolonged disasters.

Race and Racism in Methodist Mission History: A Literature Review

The work of overcoming racism in church and society today requires honest confrontation with racism in the past. Dr. David W. Scott has prepared a review of existing literature on African Americans, r ...

A creative response to grief

Originally from Minneapolis but now serving in Tampa as a Global Mission Fellow, Abigail Reeth envisioned a way for her community - especially the kids - to process and respond to racial injustice: pa ...

COVID-19 prevention in East Angola

The Rev. Dr. Leo Garcia, a missionary doctor serving at the United Methodist Qu├ęssua mission in East Angola, describes how churches, health professionals and community volunteers come together to make ...

UMCOR support helps formerly incarcerated reenter communities

For five years, the Southern Center for Human Rights in Atlanta has been working to win the release of Black men and women serving decades-long prison sentences for minor offenses. This year, an UMCOR ...

United Methodist mission in Morogoro, Tanzania

Missionaries Umba and Ngoy Kalangwa send a mission update from Morogoro, Tanzania – a reconstructed dispensary that reopens just as COVID-19 starts to spread, members of a sewing workshop who learn to ...

Prisoners facing crisis during COVID-19

Advocates for the early release of some prisoners say COVID-19 has exposed the broken and unjust prison systems where 2.2 million people — disproportionally people of color — live in overcrowded cells ...

Food relief helps in Liberia’s COVID-19 fight

The United Methodist Committee on Relief and other global United Methodists are intervening in the church’s COVID-19 fight in Liberia.

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