Frequently Asked Questions
What are United Methodists doing to combat Malaria?
What are United Methodists doing in response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic?
When are applications due for Health and Welfare grants and scholarships?
I am a medical professional, how can I use my skills in volunteer service?
How do I donate medical supplies?
How can my church start a Parish Nursing program?
How can my church start a Congregational Ministries program?
In the fall of 2005 United Methodists began the Community-Based Malaria Control Program. This program works within community structures to combat malaria. The first program was launched at Kissy Hospital in Sierra Leone with others expected to follow throughout Africa. For more information visit our malaria webpage.
The United Methodist Church has been responding to the HIV/AIDS crisis since the early 1980s. Today we live in a world in which five people die of AIDS every minute and nine people more are infected by HIV. The General Board of Global Ministries has responded to the HIV/AIDS crisis through programs of awareness, care, and support. Visit our HIV/AIDS webpage for more information.
Applications are due on June 30 each year. Visit the Grants and Scholarships page for more information or contact the Health and Welfare Ministries office to request your application at 212-870-3871 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can volunteer through United Methodists Volunteers in Mission. For more information and service opportunities, visit the UMVIM website.
Medical supply donations are accepted only through these already-established programs: Health Kits, Medicine Boxes, and Healthy Homes, Healthy Families Kits. Visit the Health Supplies page for more information.
Our Congregational Health Ministries program has information about Parish Nursing and resources for starting such a program.
See our easy How to Start a Congregational Ministries program page for guidelines and resources for starting your own program.