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Global Ministries

The General Board of Global Ministries (GBGM) connects the church in mission. This is accomplished by sending missionaries, including young adults, from everywhere and to everywhere; collaborating and engaging with volunteers; evangelizing and church planting through mission initiatives; addressing diseases of poverty and global health; and responding to natural and civil disasters

Contact Information

458 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
800-862-4246
info@umcmission.org

 
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