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As the humanitarian relief and development arm of The United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Committee on Relief assists United Methodists and churches to become involved globally in direct ministry to persons in need.

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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.

Puerto Rican Methodists tackle earthquake response

A series of earthquakes in recent weeks has left the people of Puerto Rico in a constant state of unease and distress. The Methodist Church of Puerto Rico has shared in that unease, but also is respon ...

Letter from a partner: Methodist Church of Peru

Read a word of thanks from Carmen of Casa de la Esperanza who works to welcome and care for Venezuelan migrant families in Lima.

Resource: Reflective poems on migration

To more deeply reflect on the topic of migration, listen to this set of poems written and narrated by the Rev. Jack Amick, director of Global Migration, UMCOR.

UMCOR provides home sanitation units for Alaska’s Yu’pik community as first residents relocate to Mertarvik

Mertarvik, Alaska, the relocation site for Newtok, a Yu’pik village that lost much of its land to rising sea levels and eroding coastline, receives its first residents in newly built houses, complete ...

World AIDS Day: Communities make the difference

Through the Abundant Health Initiative, communities in places like Zimbabwe and the Philippines are making a difference for people living with HIV and AIDS.

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Connection is at the core of our work. UMCOR connects The United Methodist Church, its people and congregations to partner with others engaged in God’s global work, which takes place in a variety of settings, countries and cultures.

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Upcoming Events

World Methodist Peace Award Event

Since 1977, the World Methodist Council, representing 80 million Methodists globally, has honored individuals who contribute to peace, reconciliation and justice. Laney will be recognized for his extr ...

Wyandotte Land Transfer

Join us in marking the next chapter of a shared history spanning 200 years, as Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church, together with The General Commission on Archives and History, returns s ...

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