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Mission News and Features

The General Board of Global Ministries is the global mission agency of The United Methodist Church. See also:

The items below are posted in reverse chronological order.

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Tornado image courtesy NOAA.Pastor Sees Lives Change During Rebuilding

By Emily Nelms (UMCOR)

Your gift supports ongoing recovery work in Alabama and other states that were affected by historic tornadoes last year.


two young men with a basketballSPSARV Podcast Features North Carolina Ministry

Audio is available. The Rev. Sharon Harris and Saint Anthony Lloyd of the North Carolina Conference's Rockingham District Partners in Ministry Substance Abuse Program were interviewed in SPSARV's podcast about teaching young people drug-resistance skills.


Justice For Our NeighborsJFON Helps Families Like that of Maria and Roberto

With the help of JFON, Roberto was finally granted his permanent residency and was allowed to re-enter the United States in December 2011. Learn how you can help support JFON as it provides vital legal advice to immigrant families.


United Methodist and British Methodists leaders strengthen global mission relationships United Methodist and British Methodists Leaders Strengthen Global Mission Relationships

by Dr. Larry R. Hygh, Jr.
Leaders from Global Ministries met with representatives of the Methodist Church of Great Britain.


Equiping Leaders to Train New Leaders.Africa Theological Education Initiative Benefits Students

Global Ministries contributes to the Africa Theological Education Fund, to increase access to theological education for the increasing number of pastoral leaders in the United Methodist Central Conferences of Africa. 


A new book of devotional materiaNew Devotional Guide Focuses on UN Millennium Development Goals

A new book of devotional material organized around the United Nation’s millennium development goals has been published by a United Methodist agency.


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