News & Stories

Application opens for GMF program, both tracks
The application has launched for the next cohort of young adults who will serve in social justice ministries in the U.S. and internationally in 2024-26.
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: A multicultural vision
Hear from Lydia Muñoz, executive director of the National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministry, on how the UMC is living into unity amid diversity.
Joint Mission Consultation welcomes regionalization opens a new window
Leaders attending the KMC-UMC mission consultation held in Seoul, South Korea, in August agree to collaborate on faith leadership and peace and justice ministries.
World Communion Scholars follow their hearts
Three scholars share how the World Communion Sunday offering gave them the gift of education, transforming their lives and the lives of others in their communities.
Joint Global Ministries and UMCOR 2022 annual report
Read about the impact of mission in the areas of missionaries, evangelism and church revitalization, global health, and humanitarian relief and recovery.

Recent Stories and News

Yambasu grant helps mission farms flourish opens a new window
Four farms in Zimbabwe saw bumper harvests after receiving support from Global Ministries’ Yambasu Agriculture Initiative.
United Methodists begin Idalia recovery opens a new window
UMCOR responds with a grant for emergency supplies as well as coordination of the deployment of early response teams and solar-powered trailers.
Water project improves lives in the Philippines opens a new window
For more than 30 families and three community centers, UMCOR funding helps provide a clean and sustainable water source by distributing drums to harvest rainwater.
United Methodist connection at work for Maui opens a new window
Thanks to generous giving and offerings collected throughout the UMC, UMCOR will continue to support recovery efforts in Maui after the wildfires.
Appeal for prayer for persecuted Christians in Pakistan
With news of recent attacks, Global Ministries invites prayer and appeals to the government to protect minority faith communities.
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Mustard Seed Migration Grants - Grants of up to $2000 to United Methodist churches to fund local projects that assist refugees and migrants