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EarthKeepers project seeks new life using discarded plastics in downtown Birmingham

Church of the Reconciler UMC in downtown Birmingham, Alabama, uses an EarthKeepers grant to test the viability of increasing community plastic recycling and employment opportunities with a small-scale ...

Traditional Ivorian dish cooking up profits for women

With the help of a $200,000 UMCOR grant, United Methodist women in Côte d'Ivoire have seen their dream of opening a processing plant for a popular local dish become a reality.

Emily Burns: Gardening for food equality

Serving at Sunnyside United Methodist Church in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Emily Burns works to combat issues of food insecurity in her community as a Global Mission Fellow and EarthKeeper by supporting and ...

UMCOR distributes school kits to Native communities

Watch as school supplies are distributed to Mark Twain Elementary School in Oklahoma.

Missionaries at Africa University train leaders to embrace an ever-changing world

Abundance can be shared across communities in many ways. Africa University produces well-trained agriculturists, some of whom who have become missionaries in other countries, spreading methods for abu ...

Enhancing food security of olive farmers in Palestine

Through UMCOR funding, the Agricultural Development Association (PARC) in Palestine has implemented a project to enhance the food security of olive farmers in Eastern Gaza.

Mission is: Abundance

Mission does not ask that we focus on what is deficient. Mission asks that we celebrate the abundance of skills, resources, knowledge and creativity which God gives all people and communities.

Partnering for abundant health across Nigeria

In Nigeria, United Methodist health facilities in rural areas have been working to improve their outreach into the communities they serve, building a strong, integrated health system that families and ...

UMCOR partners to produce a groundbreaking study on U.S. water access

A new study on water access in the U.S., produced by DigDeep and the U.S. Water Alliance and supported by UMCOR and other partners, reveals that 2 million people in the United States lack access to in ...

Climate change and God's abundance

The Rev. Jenny Phillips, senior technical advisor for environmental sustainability, explores how the impact of climate change on natural disasters, global migration, health and agriculture intersects ...

Faithful abundance

Eric Soard recounts the abundance of relationships and support received from local leaders and community members while working to plant churches in Tanzania, where he's served as a missionary alongsid ...

UMCOR names new executive director

The United Methodist Committee on Relief will enter its ninth decade led by Lara S. Martin who brings a strong background in international disaster response, public health and child welfare.

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