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Bishop Hee-Soo Jung commissions Leo Garcia as a missionary May 19 at the 2016 United Methodist General Conference in Portland, Ore. In the background are Catherine Whitlatch and Thomas Kemper from the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries. Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS

29 new missionaries commissioned at General Conference

For the first time, a new missionary class was commissioned at church’s top legislative gathering. Read More

United Methodists this past year mourned the passing of bishops, scholars and a former U.S. Speaker of the House. Photo illustration by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications

2015: Notable United Methodists remembered

The church mourns the passing of bishops, scholars and a former U.S. Speaker of the House. 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

A lion cub rests in the grass. Photo illustration by United Methodist Communications.

How can faithful Christians best care for animals?

As many grieve over the killing of a lion in Zimbabwe, we explore what Scripture and our church say about our relationship with animals. Read More

2015: Notable United Methodists remembered [clone]

The church mourns the passing of bishops, scholars and a former U.S. Speaker of the House. Read More

A Wings of the Morning Aviation Ministries airplane on a runway in Kabulo, DRC.

Aviation Ministry: Gaston Ntambo

This pilot says God called him to save lives and bring the Gospel to remote areas of the Congo. View

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

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

UMAM pilot, Rukang Chicomb stands next to his aircraft which serves South Congo and Zambia.

Aviation Ministry: Rukang Chicomb

Inspired by missionaries, a United Methodist pilot shares the story of his calling. View

Phil Wingeier-Rayo, professor of religion at Pfeiffer University, reads the Bible to children in a vacation Bible school class during a Pfeiffer University mission trip to Brazil in June 2013. Photo by Diana Wingeier-Rayo.

Mission is in Pfeiffer’s DNA

“Engaged learning” prepares university students to serve worldwide. Now seven grads are young adult United Methodist missionaries. Read More

Jacque Akasa Umembudi stands next to the Cessna 206 he flies for the Wings of Caring ministry.

Aviation Ministry: Jacque Akasa Umembudi

A Congo pilot tells of the joys of a job where lives can be saved every day. View

Where can I find information about missionaries?

Persons in Mission and retirees affiliated with the General Board of Global Ministries are listed in the current Prayer Calendar. Read More

Global Ministries

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

United Methodism’s Chinese connections

Church's ties began in 1847 with arrival of Methodist Episcopal Church missionaries and continues today. Read More

Women making history: Eunice Musa Iliya

"A woman is dependent on how society defines her," says Nigerian pastor. "So as I was growing up, I didn't know who I was as a woman." Read More

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