Obstacles won’t stop man from walking to raise funds for UMCOR

Obstacles won’t stop man from walking to raise funds for UMCOR

Jimmy Dillon of Virginia began hiking the Appalachian Trail’s 2,198 miles to raise funds for UMCOR in April 2018, enduring multiple physical challenges along the way. His journey continues this spring.
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A cornerstone of healthy communities: the clinic

A cornerstone of healthy communities: the clinic

In Liberia, a United Methodist primary health-care clinic provides a life-saving diagnosis and medication that other health facilities missed.
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Caring for vulnerable migrants as they cross Central America

Caring for vulnerable migrants as they cross Central America

UMCOR helps to feed women, children and adolescents as they travel in a migrant caravan though Guatemala.
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Central America still reeling from devastating 2020 hurricanes

Central America still reeling from devastating 2020 hurricanes

UMCOR emergency grants to relief organizations in El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua help ease stress in affected communities.
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Love, laughter and lives transformed in Tanzania

Love, laughter and lives transformed in Tanzania

Matthew and Jennifer Wilke spent eight months in Tanzania as mission volunteers. They learned much, loved a lot and discovered new ways to trust in God.
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Feeding the 5,000 (weekly) in New York

Feeding the 5,000 (weekly) in New York

A few grants and strong connections opened UMC food pantries and kitchens in key underserved areas of New York during the pandemic.
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Give love, joy, hope and peace in year-end campaign

Give love, joy, hope and peace in year-end campaign

Between November 1 and December 31, Global Ministries will share stories of transformational mission work and the ways financial gifts through the Advance impact lives.
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A missionary journey of hope

A missionary journey of hope

Daniel takes a journey to visit house churches across a Southeast Asian country, plan a solar project and marvel at the faith, hope and resiliency of local Methodists
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Hope amid stunning devastation

Hope amid stunning devastation

With the help of three grants from UMCOR, the people of Beirut, Lebanon, are attempting to rebuild their lives and livelihoods after the port blast that destroyed much of their city.
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Accessible health care spreads hope in Nigeria

Accessible health care spreads hope in Nigeria

A year-long Imagine No Malaria program provided bed nets, prophylaxis and treatment in rural communities, reaching 21,075 people in its first six months and saving 2,038 lives.
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Working together for health in Zimbabwe

Working together for health in Zimbabwe

Led by coordinator Hannah Mafunda, the UMC health board makes the most of its resources by collaborating with other religious communities to fight diseases like coronavirus and Ebola.
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ReNew congregation celebrates one-year anniversary

ReNew congregation celebrates one-year anniversary

In its first year, ReNew UMC in California tripled its membership. This multicultural congregation partially supported by the Korean Ministry Plan focuses on fresh ideas to reach more people.
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Relief with love: UMCOR COVID-19 grants in Brazil

Relief with love: UMCOR COVID-19 grants in Brazil

Seven UMCOR COVID-19 grants helped churches in Brazil offer much needed relief for at-risk children, seniors, and families of health workers.
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United in Love: Walls, borders and open tables

United in Love: Walls, borders and open tables

Serving in Tijuana as migration ministry advocates, GMFs Yabes Manokaran and Eric Agron found that listening to the journeys of those in transit was a sacred act.
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