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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Exhibit explores Native relationships with ancestral lands

Featuring more than 60 works by 26 contemporary Native American artists, the exhibit at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and is presented by Global Ministries in collaboration with the church’s Native American Comprehensive Plan.

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Gratitude and good spirit accompany Eurasia area departure

A mission initiative that increased in size and outreach to become a full episcopal area takes a next step to becoming an autonomous Methodist Church.

UMCOR receives top rating from CharityWatch

Spring report awards United Methodist Committee on Relief highest A+ rating

Mission and more: major milestones at General Conference  

Delegates approve all legislation submitted by Global Ministries as well as other legislation that will bring large shifts in denominational structure, budget, inclusivity and diversity.

Korean UMC churches announce deeper support for missionary service

More than 140 Global Ministries missionaries will receive monthly financial support for their ministries around the world with the help of Korean churches in the U.S.

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