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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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These young men and women served as US-2 Missionaries.Young Missionary: Go Ahead, Tell Me No!

Brinna Kolitz, who grew up in the New Milford UMC, was commissioned in August 2011 along with 25 other young adults who are serving as UM missionaries in the United States and overseas.


Rev. Lasse SvenssonUnited Methodist Pastor Heads Swedish Church Union Team

A United Methodist pastor is the leader of a management group guiding the formation of a new ecumenical denomination in Sweden.


Ganta United Methodist Hospital in Liberia.Missionary Mary Zigbuo Remembers Generosity

From all outward appearances, Jesus was born into poverty. Yet, through the gift of the Holy Spirit, we receive the richness of God's grace.
(From the Mission Musings blog)


Jamila Hunter US-2 Jamila Hunter: Creativity Empowers the Community

by Mary Beth Coudal
Jamila Hunter from Brooklyn, New York, served with Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church in Cincinnati, Ohio, for the first of her two years as a US-2.


On the Violence Against Christians in Nigeria On the Violence Against Christians in Nigeria

by Thomas Kemper
Please join me in praying for our brothers and sisters in Nigeria. In recent weeks, Christians have been targeted and killed by Boko Haram, a religious extremist group in northern Nigeria.


Gary Locklear: Sharing Communion Gary Locklear: Sharing Communion

by Mary Beth Coudal
Profile of a Church and Community Worker, a Missionary of the General Board of Global Ministries


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