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Thank You for Your Gifts!

Together we can do so much more than on our own.  This idea is embedded in our connectional United Methodist Church.  And, our connectional giving in support of the apportioned and designated funds is an example of how we live out... Read More

Image of Methodist Bishop Gilbert Haven. Courtesy: Archives and History.

Methodist History: Bishop Fought Slavery

Gilbert Haven lived in the 19th-century but was progressive in his stances to end slavery, allow interracial marriage, and grant ordination of women. View

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

Donna Glessner volunteers at a memorial to those who died on 9/11. Video image by United Methodist Communications.

9/11 Memorial in Shanksville

In 2001, passengers of Flight 93 died to save others in the path of a hijacked plane. Now United Methodists help honor them at a memorial in Pa. View

Handwritten captions provide interesting, but often incomplete, details on photos of Methodist mission activity. The caption here names a nurse treating a native woman in La Paz, Bolivia.

Early Methodist mission photos wow scholars

Scholars are intrigued by more than 100,000 images depicting mission scenes around the globe. Read More

Members of the English Conversation Circle meet once a week at Silver Spring United Methodist Church in Maryland. Video image by Reed Galin for United Methodist Communications.

English Circle Builds Church Community

Church food pantry opens doors and starts a conversation with a hungry community. 'Everybody in the community has something to teach and to offer.' View

Youth from Clinton Indian United Methodist Church and Community Center in Oklahoma and Providence United Methodist Church, Mount Juliet, Tenn, pose for a picture after sorting 17,700 tons of food at the Second Harvest Food Bank in Nashville, Tenn. Photo by Donna Pewo

Oklahoma mission trip results in partnership

Tennessee United Methodist youth travel to Oklahoma to teach vacation Bible school, forming lasting friendships and inspiring joint outreach. Read More

Bishop Benjamin Boni and Georges Yao Bi, a representative of the Ivorian Ministry of Tourism (right) cut the ribbon as part of the inauguration of the Côte d’Ivoire United Methodist Church missionary guest house. Photo by Isaac Broune, UMNS

Guest house to provide lodging, jobs

United Methodist missionary guest house will provide income for evangelism. Read More

McMinnville Cooperative Ministries, a joint United Methodist-Lutheran church in McMinnville, Oregon, held a candlelight prayer vigil on Dec. 22, after learning the city was seeking to close the homeless encampment at the church. Photo courtesy McMinnville Cooperative Ministries

Church threatened with fines for taking in homeless

McMinnville Cooperative Ministries, a United Methodist-Lutheran Church, says it is meeting a big need. Read More

Archivist, Dale Patterson, shows historic photos from the collection at GCAH

Ministry of Memory (UMTV)

Enjoy a visual trip through Archives and History’s collection of rare and treasured pieces of Methodism. View

Farm assistant Lebon Augulus and The Rev. Jim Gulley hold young goat twins in Darbonne/Leogane, Haiti.

Haiti Quake Survivor: Jim Gulley

The United Methodist aid worker spoke of being buried alive in 2010, and how two of those near him died. Still, the tragedy strengthened his desire to serve Haiti. View

Bishop Hermann L. Sticher led United Methodists in West Germany just before the Berlin Wall fell. Photo  courtesy of the United Methodist Church in Germany.

Bishop Sticher, German United Methodist leader, dead at 87

He challenged German United Methodists to be ‘a missionary church’ in increasingly secular Europe. 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

Lindsey White soccer player

Mexico youth soccer team gets assist from Reinhardt University student

A spring-break mission trip turned into a life-changing experience for Lindsey White, a soccer player at the United Methodist-related school. 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

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