Press Releases

Global Ministries’ Energy Efficiency Webinar features best practices and success stories
Global Ministries’ Energy Efficiency Webinar offered tonight, January 27; Speakers Include representative of church that secured $102,000 solar grant from local utility company.
Application opens for Global Mission Fellows, international track
The application for the 2022-24 cohort of young adults serving in social justice ministries internationally opens Monday, Nov. 15.
Global Ministries to commission EarthKeepers for environmental stewardship
Seventeen new Global Ministries EarthKeepers will launch creation care projects in their local communities.
UMCOR grant strives to improve access to medical care and safe water in Haiti
A magnitude 7.2 earthquake in August 2021 destroyed much of Haiti’s already fragile infrastructure. A gift honoring UMCOR director killed in 2010 lends support.
Call for applications: UMCOR Afghan refugee resettlement reimbursement program
In support of long-time partner Church World Service’s efforts in welcoming and resettling Afghan families, UMCOR is launching the Afghan Refugee Resettlement Reimbursement program. It will reimburse up to $1,000 to local UMC’s in the U.S. that are in a sponsorship relationship with CWS.
Give love, joy, hope and peace in year-end campaign
Support the many ways in which mission transforms communities and empowers individuals across the globe.
United Methodist Committee on Relief Grant Helps Church World Service Support Afghan Allies
Thanks to a new $100,000 grant from the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), long-time partner Church World Service, a key organization in the welcome effort, will have funds that its nationwide resettlement network can use.
Application opens for Global Mission Fellows, US-2 track
The application has launched for the next cohort of young adults that will serve in social justice ministries in the United States in 2022-24.
Ten new missionaries to be blessed for service in the US
Join the virtual service of worship on Friday, August 27, to affirm and send the missionaries into ministry.
UMCOR grants make global impact on response to COVID-19 pandemic
Sheltering in Love grant campaign receives nearly $2 million in donations; expedited grant awards given to nonprofits in 43 countries and 43 states
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.
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