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Fall Board Meeting 2011

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Board of Directors, Fall 2011


Bishop Bruce R. Ough: president of the General Board of Global Ministries.Fall 2011 Board Meeting Addresses by Bishop Bruce R. Ough and Thomas Kemper

Read the address of Bishop Bruce R. Ough.
Read the address of General Secretary Thomas Kemper.


Looking ahead to future mission trendsLooking Ahead to Future Mission Trends

By Linda Bloom (UMNS)
A new strategic plan for mission focuses on streamlining the agency’s operations, tailoring missionary placements to reflect new global realities, and expanding mission partnerships.


Digital camera; viewfinderPhotos: Commissioning service during Global Ministries Board Meeting; Fall 2011

Tuesday, October 11: Worship and Commissioning photos


Do What It Takes: New Missionaries ChallengedDo What It Takes: New Missionaries Challenged

By Elliott Wright

Ten new United Methodist missionaries were sent into the world on October 11, 2011.


New World OutlookMission Magazine Marks 100th Year

by Elliott Wright
The 100th anniversary of The United Methodist Church's mission magazine was marked on October 11 with a retrospective of mission highlights from each decade of the last century.


Mission Churches Mature in Four Asian Countries Mission Churches Mature in Four Asian Countries

by Elliott Wright
United Methodist mission work in Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam is being divided into separate operational units. Mongolia is being brought into the denomination's organizational system.


Global Ministries Cross and Flame LogoGlobal Ministries to Focus on Building Relationships at Board Meeting

In addition to business meetings, the Global Ministries fall board meeting will include opportunities for worship, building new relationships, and exploring new ways to facilitate mission.


Board of Directors, Spring 2011


Digital camera; viewfinderPhotos: April 2011 Board Meeting

Monday, April 11: Worship and Plenary photos
Tuesday, April 12


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