Press Releases

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.
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Application deadline approaching for Global Mission Fellows, US-2 track
March 31 is the final application deadline for young adults seeking to serve in social justice ministries in the United States in 2022-24.
Hispanic/Latino ministry plan names executive director
The Rev. Dr. Lydia Muñoz, an experienced advocate for multicultural ministries and social justice, will be the new executive director of the National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministry, effective July 1, 2022.
Solidarity with Church of Pakistan following attacks on clergy
The general secretary of Global Ministries sent a message of solidarity and support in the wake of an attack that killed one and injured a second pastor of the minority Christian community.
Statement clarifying identity of similarly named, but different, organizations
Global Ministries is not the entity named in recent Atlanta media coverage of challenges being faced at a federally subsidized housing development.
Global Ministries extends CDP Annual Conference Cohort application deadline
Global Ministries is extending the 2022 Annual Conference Community Developers Program (CDP) cohort application process to March 4 to allow congregations more time to explore possibilities for developing new programs.