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Displaced families in Yemen receive hope in UMCOR packages

Displaced families in Yemen receive hope in UMCOR packages

After six years of civil war with no end in sight, thousands of Yemeni families are caught in what the United Nations describes as the worst humanitarian crisis in the world today.
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UMCOR’s Work on the U.S.-Mexico border

UMCOR’s Work on the U.S.-Mexico border

We believe that both humanitarian assistance and policy change are required in this current moment of transition and confusion on the U.S.- Mexico border.
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Global Ministries and UMCOR’s ongoing response to COVID-19

Global Ministries and UMCOR’s ongoing response to COVID-19

As cases surge in places like India and Brazil, Global Ministries and UMCOR continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic through health and humanitarian efforts.
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Global Ministries commits to net-zero emissions by 2050

Global Ministries commits to net-zero emissions by 2050

Global Ministries joins a coalition of 11 United Methodist agencies pledging to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions across the organizations’ ministries, facilities, operations and investments.
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Resource: Reflective poems on migration

Resource: Reflective poems on migration

To more deeply reflect on the topic of migration, listen to this set of poems written and narrated by the Rev. Jack Amick, director of Global Migration, UMCOR. https://vimeo.com/showcase/6680671/
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Discerning direction in a new mission age

Discerning direction in a new mission age

An overview of the major decisions on funding and new directions in mission programming from Global Ministries’ Board of Directors Meeting, held virtually, March 24-26
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UMCOR grant to help asylum seekers find pathway to safety

UMCOR grant to help asylum seekers find pathway to safety

Church World Service’s “Leading with Welcome” program receives $1.1 million UMCOR grant to support efforts to rebuild humane immigration system
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Water and sanitation for all

Water and sanitation for all

UMCOR and Global Health strive to connect more communities with access to clean water and healthy sanitation facilities around the world.
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Called for mission service in the United States

Called for mission service in the United States

Church and Community Worker, Katie Peterson, manages a “Mission Barn” and enjoys seeing God’s diverse family working together.
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Hurricane Sally response highlights the UMCOR difference

Hurricane Sally response highlights the UMCOR difference

In its initial and continued response to the September 2020 Gulf Coast hurricane, UMCOR exhibits the power of meaningful recovery to areas suffering the brunt of repeated disasters.
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Displaced families in Yemen receive hope in UMCOR packages

Displaced families in Yemen receive hope in UMCOR packages

After six years of civil war with no end in sight, thousands of Yemeni families are caught in what the United Nations describes as the worst humanitarian crisis in the world today.
Read More
UMCOR’s Work on the U.S.-Mexico border

UMCOR’s Work on the U.S.-Mexico border

We believe that both humanitarian assistance and policy change are required in this current moment of transition and confusion on the U.S.- Mexico border.
Read More
Global Ministries and UMCOR’s ongoing response to COVID-19

Global Ministries and UMCOR’s ongoing response to COVID-19

As cases surge in places like India and Brazil, Global Ministries and UMCOR continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic through health and humanitarian efforts.
Read More
Global Ministries commits to net-zero emissions by 2050

Global Ministries commits to net-zero emissions by 2050

Global Ministries joins a coalition of 11 United Methodist agencies pledging to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions across the organizations’ ministries, facilities, operations and investments.
Read More
Resource: Reflective poems on migration

Resource: Reflective poems on migration

To more deeply reflect on the topic of migration, listen to this set of poems written and narrated by the Rev. Jack Amick, director of Global Migration, UMCOR. https://vimeo.com/showcase/6680671/
Read More
Discerning direction in a new mission age

Discerning direction in a new mission age

An overview of the major decisions on funding and new directions in mission programming from Global Ministries’ Board of Directors Meeting, held virtually, March 24-26
Read More
UMCOR grant to help asylum seekers find pathway to safety

UMCOR grant to help asylum seekers find pathway to safety

Church World Service’s “Leading with Welcome” program receives $1.1 million UMCOR grant to support efforts to rebuild humane immigration system
Read More
Water and sanitation for all

Water and sanitation for all

UMCOR and Global Health strive to connect more communities with access to clean water and healthy sanitation facilities around the world.
Read More
Called for mission service in the United States

Called for mission service in the United States

Church and Community Worker, Katie Peterson, manages a “Mission Barn” and enjoys seeing God’s diverse family working together.
Read More
Hurricane Sally response highlights the UMCOR difference

Hurricane Sally response highlights the UMCOR difference

In its initial and continued response to the September 2020 Gulf Coast hurricane, UMCOR exhibits the power of meaningful recovery to areas suffering the brunt of repeated disasters.
Read More

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Connection is at the core of our work. UMCOR connects The United Methodist Church, its people and congregations to partner with others engaged in God’s global work, which takes place in a variety of settings, countries and cultures.