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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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News & Stories

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UMCOR donates needed supplies to first responders in Louisiana

More than 80,000 masks in sealed and unopened cartons purchased for future use are being distributed to first responders serving communities near UMCOR Sager Brown Depot.

Most mission and relief grant payments put on hold

Given the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on revenue sources and cash flow, Global Ministries and UMCOR have placed temporary holds on most grant payments.

Methodist Church of Puerto Rico brings hope to those impacted by earthquake swarm

With more than 950 earthquakes and aftershocks recorded and more than 800 homes damaged since December 2019, the Methodist Church of Puerto Rico (MPCR) and its social holiness agency, Rebuilding Commu ...

The impact of UMCOR kits in 2019

Have you ever helped to pack an UMCOR hygiene, cleaning or school kit? Check out just how many kits were made, where they went, and the difference you helped to make across the United States.

Honoring Christ’s life in mission with migrants

Missionaries Richard and Alma Navarro invite readers to share in “Tahanan” ministry, their work of care and accompaniment for Filipino migrant workers in Taiwan.

Mission for Migrant Workers

As the number of cases of unfair treatment of migrants workers in Hong Kong, S.A.R. continues to rise, MFMW steps in to provide much needed resources

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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

PrimeTimers: Experience the Holy Land

Learn more and register for the September 8-19, 2020, educational and mission service trip to Nazareth, Jerusalem and Bethlehem.

2020 Mission Volunteer Trainings

Apply now for the September 2-5 training in Salt Lake City, Utah or the December 2-5 training in Grand Prairie, Texas.

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