Press Releases

Join UMCOR in support for Hawaii
Learn about UMCOR’s response, ways to give and resources to share.
A season for renewal and a joint commitment to our worldwide connection
On the 320th birthday of John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, Global Ministries and the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry share hopes for the future of the church and call for a renewed commitment to ministry around the world.
Global Ministries to hold series of meetings in Maputo, Mozambique, focusing on mission
April meetings will involve mission partners, board of directors and regional missionaries.
UMCOR Sager Brown Depot to welcome volunteers again
UMCOR Sager Brown Depot reopens after pandemic closure to host previously scheduled volunteer teams starting in March 2023.
Give love campaign promotes year-end giving to support mission and disaster response
Through Dec. 31, support the many ways in which United Methodist mission empowers individuals and transforms communities around the world.
New UMCOR grant to Mines Advisory Group will help Ukrainians deal with threat of landmines
$2 million grant will fund site surveys, demining efforts and citizen education.
Global Ministries to commission EarthKeepers for environmental stewardship
29 new Global Ministries EarthKeepers will launch creation care projects.
Deadline extended for UMCOR’s Mustard Seed Migration Grant application
Grants help United Methodist churches aid local refugees and migrants in their communities.
By faith…our journey continues
The Pacific Islander Ministry Plan Advisory Committee met, under the banner of By Faith...Let Us Run with Perseverance, on Aug. 8-9, 2022, at the Garden Grove United Methodist Church in Garden Grove, California.
UMCOR and CWS launch new menstrual hygiene kits
New period packs will be provided to communities served by both organizations across the U.S., including families recovering from disasters, immigrants and refugees.
Applications for UMCOR’s Mustard Seed Migration Grant program are open
UMC churches in the United States can aid migrants in their local communities with the help of a $2,000 grant from the United Methodist Committee on Relief. 
UMCOR collaborating to relieve the suffering of Ukrainians
Nearly $1 million of essential medical supplies and equipment sent to Ukraine thanks to a joint effort by UMCOR, the Arlene Campbell Humanitarian Foundation and Ohio Health.