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Bishop Frank de Nully Brown, who leads the Evangelical Methodist Church of Argentina, raises his handing in blessing during the dedication of the United Methodist Global Ministries and Upper Room regional office in Bueno Aires, Argentina. In the background (from left) are Florida Bishop Ken Carter and Bishop Stanley S. Moraes of the Methodist Church of Brazil. Photo by Gustavo Vasquez, UMNS

Mission agency, Upper Room open first regional office

Buenos Aires office will enable more collaboration between United Methodists and autonomous Methodist churches in Latin America. Read More

The lights of passing cars trace the Dongdaemun Design Plaza at night in Seoul, Korea. The United Methodist Board of Global Ministries and The Upper Room plan to open a regional office for Asia in Seoul by April 2017. Photo by Eugene Lim, Wikimedia Commons

Seoul office will help church connect with Asia

Global Ministries approves joint regional office with The Upper Room in Korea by April 2017 to engage with Methodists and other partners across Asia. Read More

Lofato Feliobola removes a baby from the seat used to weigh him at The United Methodist Church's Mangobo Health Center in Kisangani, Democratic Republic of Congo. A new “Abundant Health” campaign for the denomination would reach one million children with lifesaving interventions between 2017 and 2020. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Promoting ‘Abundant Health’ at GC2016

Campaign led by United Methodist Board of Global Ministries aims to improve health of 1 million children. Read More

Veronica Apecena kneels during the commissioning of new missionaries Oct. 1 at the Interchurch Center chapel in New York.

Church plans regional office in Argentina

During the annual fall meeting, directors of the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries approve a regional office for Latin America. Read More

The Interchurch Center, just south of Riverside Church in New York, has been home to the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries for more than 50 years. In 2016, the mission agency will move its headquarters to Atlanta. Photo by Linda Bloom, UMNS.

Mission agency to open 3 global offices, Atlanta HQ

In a move aimed at becoming more global, the Board of Global Ministries is moving from New York’s Interchurch Center to Atlanta and opening regional offices on three continents. Read More

Sanuanita Leal (left) greets the Rev. Javier Leyva near her home in Mission, Texas. Leyva, now director of immigration ministries for The United Methodist Church in South Texas, previously served as her pastor and baptized Leal and her family.

Church draws on border natives in immigration crisis

Contacts, local knowledge help three United Methodists make difference in relief effort along the border. Read More

Christian Zigbuo (right) works to distribute printed information to educate people in Liberia  about the Ebola virus.

Education, economy suffer in Ebola outbreak

Students and staff who are unable to return to classes are volunteering in communities and communicating facts about the disease. Read More

Girls exercise in the physical education class at Al-Zaytoon School, located in the Jabalyia Refugee Camp in the war-torn Gaza Strip, in 2006. File Photo by Paul Jeffrey.

Gaza conflict adds urgency to conference

United Methodists meet in Ohio this week to strengthen relationships with Palestinian Christian partners. Read More

The pilots of United Methodist Aviation Ministries UMAM based in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Congo Pilots Save Lives, Share Hope

Missionary pilots say God calls them to save lives and make disciples. View

A 2012 General Conference delegate speaks against divestment. Photo by Paul Jeffrey, UMNS.

Reassessment prompts sale of pension stock

Board of Pension and Health Benefits responds to concerns raised about business activities of G4S corporation. Read More

Photo courtesy of Becky Harrell, Global Ministries.

United Methodists remember missionary’s legacy

Tshala Mwengo’s connections with Africa University and the denomination’s mission agency helped expand his mission in Congo, Zambia and beyond. Read More

United Methodist mission agency rejects harsh laws against immigrants

The United Methodist Board of Global Ministries called upon Congress to refrain from enacting harsh and intolerant laws against undocumented workers. Read More

Southern Methodist women celebrated their 50th anniversary jubilee in 1928, commemorating the founding of the Woman’s Missionary Society in 1878. Original Artwork: Mary Turley Marks, 1928 . Courtesy: Board of Global Ministries

Women in Mission: a Protestant Tradition

A must read for Women's History Month: New World Outlook's story of Methodist women who pioneered all aspects of mission service. Read More

Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Leaders of 2 agencies decry laws targeting gays

Tough new laws against homosexuality in Uganda and other countries will lead to "marginalization, harassment, and exploitation in our global civil society," some United Methodist leaders are saying.  Read More

Prayers requested in Ukraine

United Methodist missionary’s letter describes violence of anti-government riots in Kyiv and asks support for a peaceful end to conflict. Read More

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