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Board of Global Ministries

The General Board of Global Ministries connects the church in mission. Read More

Q&A: General Board of Global Ministries

Committed to connecting the church in mission by sending missionaries; collaborating and engaging with volunteers; evangelizing and church planting through mission initiatives; addressing global health; and responding to disasters. Read More

United Methodists monitor immigration bill

Church leaders have signed a statement outlining how the U.S. Senate bill fits - and does not fit - with United Methodist teachings. Read More

East Africa audit ends, funds still suspended

Mission board panel says conference unable to provide 'reasonable assurances' that previous funds used for intended purposes. Read More

East Africa treasurer responds to audits

Charles Bamutya's public response follows move to set a lower salary for his bishop until accounting issues are resolved. Read More

2012: Church outreach up despite fewer funds

Despite budget cuts, program agencies say 'thanks' for the support, recall accomplishments and look ahead to 2013-16. Read More

Missionary’s Global Calling: Rev. Romeo del Rosario

Romeo del Rosario has served for decades, speaks 9 languages, and credits call to missionaries in Philippines. "God leads me all the way." View

Agency lowers East Africa bishop’s salary

Unprecedented action will remain in place until Bishop Daniel Wandabula and his office are in full compliance following audit. Read More

Church puts spotlight on Congo conflict

United Methodists join with others to get global focus on continuing atrocities and need to pressure neighboring Rwanda. Read More

Wandabula calls funds issue ‘mud-slinging’

Wandabula responds to moves by two United Methodist agencies to withhold funds in East Africa Conference after audits. Read More

Finance agency asks for E. Africa funds cutoff

Agency's board of directors also approves filing of formal complaint with College of Bishops against Bishop Wandabula. Read More

Judicial ruling sought on East Africa funds

Western PA Conference questions about use of mission funds in East Africa projects are part of controversy surrounding bishop's actions. Read More

Mission agency suspends funds to East Africa

Global Ministries acts after independent audit panel says conference must 'accept responsibility' and put in place 'internal controls.' Read More

‘Give Back’ aids United Methodist church

Minneapolis' North United Methodist building gets upgrades, thanks to real estate-sponsored program. Read More

‘Pilgrims’ find calling in Ukraine mission

A friend reflects on the work of a United Methodist missionary and his wife after a tragic accident injures that missionary and kills two others. Read More

Africa U. students become mission interns

United Methodist generosity provides education and improves future of many young people. Read More

Is this your mother’s UMW?

United Methodist Women expects opportunities to expand as organization charts a separate path. Read More

Agency QA: Global Ministries

Series looks at how agencies work: 'Global Ministries is a facilitator of mission - passionate for partnership and open to the visions of others.' Read More

Imagine No Malaria has first release of funds

Anti-malaria initiative partners with UMCOR and Global Fund to eliminate malaria deaths in Africa by 2015. Read More

Church makes pledge to Global Fund

United Methodists will give up to $28 million to fight AIDS, TB and malaria, through the first faith-based partnership with the Global Fund. Read More

Bishops Pass Leadership Gavel During 2008 General Conference;

Bishop Gregory Vaughn Palmer was installed today as president of The United Methodist Church's Council of Bishops. The outgoing president, Bishop Janice Riggle Huie, passed the gavel to Bishop Palmer during a 30-minute worship service. Read More

United Methodist Bishops Urge Immediate Withdrawal of Troops From Iraq

Bishops of The United Methodist Church today called for the United States and its coalition partners to begin an immediate withdrawal of all troops from Iraq. Read More

Iowa Bishop Gregory Vaughn Palmer to Lead United Methodist Bishops

Iowa Bishop Gregory Vaughn Palmer was elected today to lead the worldwide Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church. He will begin his two-year term as the Council's president in May 2008. Read More

United Methodist Bishops Meet to Prepare for 2008 General Conference

United Methodist bishops from around the world will meet Nov. 4-9 at the Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center in North Carolina's Smoky Mountains. Read More

New Malaria Vaccine Offers Promise for Future

The chief executives of two United Methodist agencies have welcomed with cautious optimism report of the safe use of a vaccine that reduced malaria infection among infants in Mozambique. Read More