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“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.

Missionaries represent many facets of God’s mission today

The work of missionary-pastor Andrew Lee touches on many aspects of mission in his capacity as the country director for United Methodist ministries in Cambodia.

Global Ministries Executive to Lead Affordable Housing Nonprofit

The Rev. Russell Pierce is leaving his position as executive director for the Mission Engagement unit and director of the Advance to serve as executive director of a nonprofit agency in Durham, North ...

When You Volunteer, We All Grow

Take a look inside the Mission Volunteer program through the experience of volunteers serving in Czech Republic, Costa Rica and Liberia.

Global Ministries’ Directors Call for Unity in God’s Mission

Growing out of table talks from their April 11-12 spring meeting, Global Ministries’ 32 board of directors unanimously issue an unprecedented statement, “United in God's Mission.”

The breadth of mission

Dr. David Scott, director of Mission Theology for Global Ministries, delves into some of the riches of the bicentennial website.

May all who follow find us faithful

Missionary kids sometimes become missionaries themselves, making mission service a family journey that spans generations. Dr. Les and Debbie Dornon tell their family’s story

Through training in the Philippines, Africans enhance C-section skills

United Methodist-related Mary Johnston Hospital staff share expertise with doctors, nurses from Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Zimbabwe.

Global Ministries condemns bombings in Sri Lanka

Global Ministries condemns the acts of terror carried out in Sri Lanka on Easter day. We mourn with those who lost loved ones and are praying for those who were injured.

Earth Day and Easter: What Does Resurrection Mean for God’s Creation?

Projects supported by UMCOR are actively caring for the Earth and communities impacted by climate change.

Planting Seeds of Hope and Faith

David Makobo, an agricultural missionary in Senegal, navigates climate, gender stereotypes, Christian education and fishing without water all in a day’s work.

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