News & Statements

Declaration on global vaccine equity

Declaration on global vaccine equity

Global Ministries staff participated in the development of the declaration on vaccine equity and the agency supports its call for worldwide distribution and accessibility of the COVID-19 vaccine.
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Methodists appeal for peace in Jerusalem

Methodists appeal for peace in Jerusalem

The World Methodist Council, Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church and the Methodist Church in Britain - partners in the Jerusalem Methodist Liaison Office - issue a joint statement on continuing violence in Jerusalem.
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Global Ministries and UMCOR’s ongoing response to COVID-19

Global Ministries and UMCOR’s ongoing response to COVID-19

As cases surge in places like India and Brazil, Global Ministries and UMCOR continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic through health and humanitarian efforts.
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Discovery events offered for those interested in volunteer service

Discovery events offered for those interested in volunteer service

Virtual gatherings hosted by Global Ministries’ Mission Volunteer office in June 2021 will cover the basics of volunteer service.
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UMCOR’s Work on the U.S.-Mexico border

UMCOR’s Work on the U.S.-Mexico border

We believe that both humanitarian assistance and policy change are required in this current moment of transition and confusion on the U.S.- Mexico border.
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New grants to help churches aid migrants in their communities

New grants to help churches aid migrants in their communities

Mustard Seed Migration Grants continue UMCOR’s 80-year tradition of welcoming the stranger.
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UMCOR grant to help asylum seekers find pathway to safety

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
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Exploring faithful service in a “new mission age”

Exploring faithful service in a “new mission age”

In his semi-annual report to Global Ministries’ board of directors, general secretary Roland Fernandes outlined mission challenges and opportunities facing the global church.
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Holy Week devotions from global missionaries

Holy Week devotions from global missionaries

Enrich your faith practice by reading a devotion on Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday from missionaries serving the church around the world.
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Statement on March 16 shootings in Atlanta

Statement on March 16 shootings in Atlanta

Global Ministries stands in solidarity with the metropolitan area’s diverse Asian American communities in this time of anxiety and anger and calls for justice and peacemaking.
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