Training, commissioning, assigning and supporting missionaries in the United States and around the world have been at the heart of mission since the founding of the first denominational Methodist missionary society in 1819.
Today, United Methodist missionaries serve in about 60 different countries in many types of professional careers, including as pastors, evangelists and church coordinators; teachers and educators; doctors, nurses and other health workers; agriculturists; development specialists; community organizers and peacebuilders.
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Deepen relationships with partners and commitment to God’s mission in long-term, cross-cultural contexts.
Bridge church and community in mission within disenfranchised communities in the United States.
Connect faith and action by engaging in community and growing in social and personal holiness through service around the world.
Engage in short-to-mid-term partnerships with communities around the world, striving to embody mutuality in mission.
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Missionary Joy Eva Bohol advocates for increased voice and vote in church and society for youth and young adults around the world, and particularly for Indigenous youth who walk a fine line between cultural traditions and professional aspirations.
Eighteen Global Mission Fellows (GMF) were sent forth by The United Methodist Church for two years of mission service.
Death of Innocent P. Afful, a missionary from Ghana serving in Kinshasa, DRC, is an unexpected loss for his family, Global Ministries and the community he served.