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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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World Refugee Day: Every Action Counts

According to the United Nations, every minute, 20 more people leave everything behind to escape war, persecution or terror. For 80 years, the United Methodist Committee on Relief has helped Methodists ...

In service to our communities

Churches use UMCOR Sheltering in Love grants to supply food to immigrant communities across the United States.

Coming together for health in Zimbabwe

The UMC Health Board in Zimbabwe makes the most of its resources by collaborating with other faith-based organizations. Zimbabwe’s UMC Health Coordinator, Hannah Mafunda, chooses to walk with Catholic ...

Partners in health and healing: conferences come together for DRC hospital upgrades

Through their relationship in mission, the North Texas, West Ohio and North Katanga annual conferences celebrate vital upgrades to Lupandilo Hospital in Kamina.

A family for Lupe

With the help of Justice for Our Neighbors (JFON), a partner of UMCOR, a 16-year-old girl from El Salvador is resettled with her half-sister in Long Island, finally free from dangers of life on the st ...

Podcast: Get Your Spirit in Shape

Megan Klingler, the Primary Health Care Specialist of the Global Health Unit of Global Ministries, discusses information about the coronavirus and how to keep each other safe.

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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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