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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Reducing malaria community by community

Grassroots efforts and UMC health programs treat, prevent and educate about malaria in all aspects of health work.

Youth 2023 event makes lasting impact

Young adults who attended Youth 2023 in Florida with support from Native American Ministries Sunday offerings reflect on the life lessons and impact the event had for them.

Missionary plants, tends, teaches and so much more

Edmond Makowa, agriculture missionary assigned to the East Congo Episcopal Area, integrates asset-based community development in all aspects of his work.

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