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Resource: Reflective poems on migration

Resource: Reflective poems on migration

To more deeply reflect on the topic of migration, listen to this set of poems written and narrated by the Rev. Jack Amick, director of Global Migration, UMCOR. https://vimeo.com/showcase/6680671/
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Discerning direction in a new mission age

Discerning direction in a new mission age

An overview of the major decisions on funding and new directions in mission programming from Global Ministries’ Board of Directors Meeting, held virtually, March 24-26
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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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Water and sanitation for all

Water and sanitation for all

UMCOR and Global Health strive to connect more communities with access to clean water and healthy sanitation facilities around the world.
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Called for mission service in the United States

Called for mission service in the United States

Church and Community Worker, Katie Peterson, manages a “Mission Barn” and enjoys seeing God’s diverse family working together.
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Hurricane Sally response highlights the UMCOR difference

Hurricane Sally response highlights the UMCOR difference

In its initial and continued response to the September 2020 Gulf Coast hurricane, UMCOR exhibits the power of meaningful recovery to areas suffering the brunt of repeated disasters.
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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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Resource: Reflective poems on migration

Resource: Reflective poems on migration

To more deeply reflect on the topic of migration, listen to this set of poems written and narrated by the Rev. Jack Amick, director of Global Migration, UMCOR. https://vimeo.com/showcase/6680671/
Read More
Discerning direction in a new mission age

Discerning direction in a new mission age

An overview of the major decisions on funding and new directions in mission programming from Global Ministries’ Board of Directors Meeting, held virtually, March 24-26
Read More
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
Read More
Water and sanitation for all

Water and sanitation for all

UMCOR and Global Health strive to connect more communities with access to clean water and healthy sanitation facilities around the world.
Read More
Called for mission service in the United States

Called for mission service in the United States

Church and Community Worker, Katie Peterson, manages a “Mission Barn” and enjoys seeing God’s diverse family working together.
Read More
Hurricane Sally response highlights the UMCOR difference

Hurricane Sally response highlights the UMCOR difference

In its initial and continued response to the September 2020 Gulf Coast hurricane, UMCOR exhibits the power of meaningful recovery to areas suffering the brunt of repeated disasters.
Read More
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.
Read More
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.
Read More
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.
Read More
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.
Read More

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Connection is at the core of our work. UMCOR connects The United Methodist Church, its people and congregations to partner with others engaged in God’s global work, which takes place in a variety of settings, countries and cultures.