Global Ministries joins the WCC in prayers for peace and a fair election process. The DRC has the largest UMC presence in Africa.
From waste to clean water: a Colorado church responds to the worldwide water crisis.
Ideas for Lent and world prayer using beautiful fabric.
Help break the silence of flood survivors in Detroit.
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The United Methodist Church is seeking input from members and partners worldwide as it prepares to launch a new stage of global health ministry that will build on and deepen the success of the much-applauded Imagine No Malaria (INM) program.
It’s the largest Ebola outbreak in recorded history, affecting Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and now Nigeria. As of this writing, the disease has infected more than 1,700 people and killed at least 932. It produces hemorrhagic fevers, causing between 50 and 90 percent of people who contract it to lose their lives. There is no cure. It’s also highly infectious. The virus can be transmitted by any bodily fluid, including saliva, urine, blood and even sweat.
The leader of The United Methodist Church in Nigeria and the head of the denomination’s international mission agency have joined in an appeal for prayers for the safe return of a large group of girls who were kidnapped from their government secondary school in Chibok, Nigeria, more than two weeks ago. Bishop John Wesley Yohanna, […]
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With deep sadness, the General Board of Global Ministries reports that Tshala Mwengo, a United Methodist missionary, died today from injuries sustained in a bus accident. General Secretary Thomas Kemper gave thanks for the life and service of Mwengo, who was originally from Democratic Republic of the Congo. “I am thankful for the faithful ministries of […]
The United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries continues to monitor the standoff in Crimea between Ukraine and Russia. Ullas Tankler, the program executive who overseas mission projects in the area, has been connecting regularly with the United Methodists there, including district superintendents Aleksandr Merzlyakov and Vasiliy Vuksta. According to Tankler, who is currently meeting with […]