Connecting the church in mission

The General Board of Global Ministries is the worldwide mission, relief and development agency of The United Methodist Church, working with partners and churches in more than 115 countries to equip and transform people and places for God’s mission.

Mission priorities


Connecting the church with communities discerning and participating in God’s mission.

Evangelism and Church Revitalization

Sharing the good news of God’s love by helping to plant churches across the world.

Global Health

Promoting physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.

Humanitarian Relief and Recovery

Providing hope and healing to people in need.

Current UMCOR Responses

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Church resources for World Communion Sunday, Oct. 1

Giving on World Communion Sunday helps to provide scholarships and leadership development opportunities for international students and racial-ethnic students in the U.S. Support an offering in your local church with graphics, emails, videos and more! 

News & Stories View All
Joint Mission Consultation welcomes regionalization opens a new window

Leaders attending the KMC-UMC mission consultation held in Seoul, South Korea, in August agree to collaborate on faith leadership and peace and justice ministries.

World Communion Scholars follow their hearts

Three scholars share how the World Communion Sunday offering gave them the gift of education, transforming their lives and the lives of others in their communities.

Joint Global Ministries and UMCOR 2022 annual report

Read about the impact of mission in the areas of missionaries, evangelism and church revitalization, global health, and humanitarian relief and recovery.

Events and Resources

Mustard Seed Migration Grants - Grants of up to $2000 to United Methodist churches to fund local projects that assist refugees and migrants
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