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Shannon Trilli, UMCORUMCOR Names New Director of Global Health Programs

Shannon Trilli will serve as the new director of Global Health programs. Trilli will be the key liaison to all international, regional, and national collaborating health partners.


Horn of Africa CrisisCrisis in the Horn of Africa

By Paul Jeffrey (Response, the magazine of women in mission)

Women confront hunger and violence in a drought-plagued region.


Jae Hyoung ChoiTraveling Five Hours by Bicycle to Seminary

Revs. Jay and Grace Choi are Global Ministries missionaries. What follows is a story from Jay about his work at the Union Theological Seminary in the Philippines. Grace works with the Harris Memorial College with the Community Health.


Katherine Louise SteeleAre You a Young Adult Committed to Mission and Justice?

If you are 20-30 and want to address the causes of injustice and live the gospel alongside communities and organizations seeking peace, apply to become a US-2 or Mission Intern.


Mission Musings Year in Review: Liberia's 2011 Election

Liberians went to the polls to vote for their representatives, senators, and president. There were 16 presidential candidates. On November 15, after ballot boxes were collected, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of the Unity Party received the majority of the votes.


Transforming the Lives of Children in CambodiaTransforming the Lives of Children in Cambodia

by Melissa Hinnen
In extreme poverty, Thery's family could no longer care properly for their young daughter. They found a home for Thery at Cambodia Light Children's Orphanage and the affiliated Methodist school.


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