News & Statements

Global Ministries to commission EarthKeepers for environmental stewardship

Global Ministries to commission EarthKeepers for environmental stewardship

29 new Global Ministries EarthKeepers will launch creation care projects.
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Deadline extended for UMCOR’s Mustard Seed Migration Grant application

Deadline extended for UMCOR’s Mustard Seed Migration Grant application

Grants help United Methodist churches aid local refugees and migrants in their communities. August 23, 2022 | Atlanta, GAFor release: IMMEDIATE Media Contact:Dan Curran for Global Ministries and UMCORmedia@umcmission.org For the second year, churches across the United States will be able to help refugees and migrants living in their local...
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By faith…our journey continues

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.
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UMCOR and CWS launch new menstrual hygiene kits

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.
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UMC’s GBCS: Response to Ruling to Overturn Roe v. Wade

UMC’s GBCS: Response to Ruling to Overturn Roe v. Wade

United Methodists value women’s rights and recognize the importance of ministries that support women and their reproductive health.
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Applications for UMCOR’s Mustard Seed Migration Grant program are open

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. 
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Global Ministries directors approve nearly $10 million in grants for mission and scholarships

Global Ministries directors approve nearly $10 million in grants for mission and scholarships

In addition to the approved grants, directors allocate $9 million more from unrestricted funds for four areas of work in 2022-2023 and ratify an additional $3.8 million in previously released emergency grants.
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General secretary’s report: accepting and reflecting God’s grace

General secretary’s report: accepting and reflecting God’s grace

Roland Fernandes challenged Global Ministries’ directors to hold fast to God’s grace in a report delivered at their semiannual meeting, May 11-12.
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UMCOR collaborating to relieve the suffering of Ukrainians

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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UMCOR donors are helping refugees from Ukraine displaced by war

UMCOR donors are helping refugees from Ukraine displaced by war

Funds are providing food, water, medicine, shelter and transportation to Ukrainians and other refugees.
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