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Items Tagged "General Board Of Global Ministries"

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Refugees and human rights in Iraq

The General Board of Global Ministries offers information about the dire situation in Iraq, and what church groups are doing to alleviate suffering and advocate for peace. Read More

Ukrainian United Methodists feel strain of war

Members of two United Methodist churches in Eastern Ukraine continue to feel the impact of fighting between rebels and Ukrainian military forces. Read More

The Rev. Juan Guerrero baptizes a child in Honduras. Photo courtesy of the Rev. Juan Guerrero

Commentary: Why Honduran children are coming to U.S.

The leader of the United Methodist mission in Honduras discusses the root causes of why children take on the dangerous journey to the United States. Read More

A mural promoting peace in three languages, English, Arabic and Hebrew, adorns a wall outside the Mar Elias Educational Institute in Ibillin, Israel. 1999 file photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Pastors urge fast July 15 for Mideast peace

Two Texas pastors were inspired by reports of Muslims and Jews coming together, including the families of slain Israeli and Palestinian boys. Read More

United Methodist Bishop Roy C. Clark. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Bishop Clark, theologian, relief leader, dies at 93

Clark pushed The United Methodist Church to help the marginalized globally and create vital congregations locally. Read More

Parishioners pray during worship at Chongwenmen Church in Beijing. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

United Methodist staff connects with China partners

With first staff member based in China, church’s mission agency expects more mutual opportunities for service. Read More