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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.

Bicentennial of Methodist mission – a time for connection and reflection

More than just a history lesson—the Bicentennial Conference created space for Christians from 30 countries to listen to each other’s viewpoints, reflect on their common history, and forge new paths to ...

Global Health unit Staff change

United Methodist Global Ministries has named Dr. Graciela Salvador-Davila as interim director of Global Health programs following the recent departure of Dr. Olusimbo Ige.

Theological consultation on creation and the city of God inspires, mobilizes

32 participants recently came together at Global Ministries to explore how communities can build, use and manage their built environments to not only do no harm, but to do good.

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