Mission Studies: Online Resources
The mission studies for 2007-2008 are Israel-Palestine; Music and Mission; and Globalization and Its Impact on People's Lives. Three United Methodist mission studies are offered each year - a geographical, topical, and spiritual growth study. These studies motivate, inform, and enrich our commitment to global ministry.
In addition to sale items, Global Ministries offers free supplementary online resources:
- Links to current and past studies are in the right hand column of this page.
- Links to current studies are below.
Current United Methodist Mission Studies
Search for recent mission studies by keyword and year or choose a study from the items below.
2008-2009 Mission Studies
The mission studies for 2008-2009 are Giving Our Hearts Away: Native American Survival; I Believe in Jesus; and Israel-Palestine (from 2007-2008).
Giving Our Hearts Away: Native American Survival
This mission study is part of an ongoing process to share and hear the stories of the many Native American nations and peoples within what is now the United States. The study revisits much of the founding history of the United States from the perspective of Native Americans. Read more ...
I Believe in JesusThe story of faith is an individual as well as collective story in its varied and disparate contexts. This story seeks, struggles and finds clues to the nature of God, and the needs of the neighbor. Read more ...
2007-2008 Mission Studies
The mission studies for 2007-2008 are Israel-Palestine; Music and Mission; and Globalization and Its Impact on People's Lives (from 2006-2007).
The overall goal of this study of Israel-Palestine is help the people of The United Methodist Church wrestle with the dilemmas, realities, injustices, fears, dreams, and visions of the two peoples of the three faiths who call the land where Jesus walked home. Read more...
Music and Mission
Women in mission have been singing the songs of mission for more than a century. We express our theology of mission through our prayers, our works and our songs. Our understanding of mission grew over the decades. Today, the sounds of mission hymns take on the rhythms and languages of peoples around the world. God's love is alive and singing in Africa, Latin America, Asia and North America-and all over the world. Read more..