Four Areas of Focus
The Four Areas of Focus express the vision and yearnings of the people of The United Methodist Church. Over this quadrennium, the church will seek to focus the work of making disciples for Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world around these areas of ministry:
- Combating the diseases of poverty by improving health globally.
- Engaging in ministry with the poor.
- Creating new places for new people and revitalizing existing congregations.
- Developing principled Christian leaders for the church and the world.
Overview of the Four Areas of Focus
Learn more about the four areas of ministry focus and about how the church is at work in these areas. Read More
Improving Global Health
Conditions of poverty cause illness and death. The lack of access to doctors, nurses, medications and appropriate facilities is deadly,... Read More
Ministering with the Poor
United Methodists seek to alleviate conditions that undermine quality of life and limit the opportunity to flourish as we believe God intends for all. Read More
Growing Vital Churches
If we are to remain faithful to our commitment to transform the world, we will reach out with genuine hospitality... Read More