Mission News and Features
The General Board of Global Ministries is the global mission agency of The United Methodist Church. See also:
- Global Ministries News Releases
- United Methodist Committee on Relief News Releases
- United Methodist Women News Room
- Monthly and Periodic Newsletters
The items below are posted in reverse chronological order.
For much of the world, Japan’s triple disasters lie in the past. After all, an entire year has elapsed since the March 11, 2011, earthquake triggered a massive tsunami and a horrifying nuclear crisis.
The Rev. Pat Watkins was a missionary with Global Ministries who, serving in Africa, found a further calling as an environmentalist. His current Global Ministries appointment has him as executive director of Caretakers of God’s Creation.
3/5/12: The Rev. Tom Hazelwood, US Disaster Response executive for the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is on his way today to areas affected by last week’s tornadoes.
The United Methodist Church in Hungary has regained official state recognition, after having been removed from the list of "privileged" religious groups by Parliament in the summer of 2011.
by Connie DiLeo
"Our La Hoya church was officially inaugurated by the Evangelical Church of the Dominican Republic."
by Zachary Ferguson
Wage theft occurs when workers are paid less than what the law requires. (From ministryWith.org)