Translate Page

Glossary: missionary

A lay or clergy person selected and commissioned to serve in the work of The United Methodist Church or related denominations in other lands or in designated projects in the United States. Missionaries are selected, assigned, and directed in their work by the General Board of Global Ministries.

Source: A Dictionary for United Methodists, Alan K. Waltz, Copyright 1991, Abingdon Press. Used by permission.