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The Work of Global Ministries


The scope of United Methodist global ministries is mind- and heart-stretching. The widest horizons of human need are the ordinary boundaries of Christian mission.


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A woman and children sit in front of a tent.Immigration/Refugees

Through the programs of Global Ministries, United Methodists offer compassion, hospitality, discernment, stewardship, advocacy against injustice, and communion to all sojourning persons.

GlobeMission Initiatives

Global Ministries has organized initiatives that have either renewed or started new mission work in Eastern Europe, Asia, West Africa, and Central America.


Missionary Icon; the anchor cross represents Global Ministries missionariesMissionaries

Global Ministries seeks to have an international mission face to match the international reality of The United Methodist Church.

A man holds a lit candlePeace and Justice

Global Ministries works to connect United Methodists with efforts to create peace, call for justice and, in so doing, live a faithful life.


Mongolian worship service.Pioneer Evangelism

As we "go into all the world", Global Ministries encourages and equips individuals and congregations to share the good news.

A man and a woman look up from their work building a house.Volunteers

Volunteers are important resources in all kinds of mission institutions, local outreach ministries, our work with our mission partners, and our cooperative efforts with the ecumenical community.


A mother and her childWomen and Children

The combined barriers of racism, sexism, and class divisions become inseparable in the lives of an individual woman suffering oppression, a child struggling to survive.

Young adults playing music; flags are displayed behind them.Youth and Young Adults

Youth and Young Adults are not just the hope of the church for tomorrow; they are the leadership of the church today.


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