Global Ministries

What is Global Ministries?

Donna-Grace Orbong, 5, sits with her family's food bag following a distribution by the United Methodist Committee on Relief for survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Philippines. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS
Donna-Grace Orbong, 5, sits with her family's food bag following a distribution by the United Methodist Committee on Relief for survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Philippines. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

The General Board of Global Ministries is the global mission, relief, and development agency of The United Methodist Church. As a biblically rooted and historically informed organization, Global Ministries facilitates engagement in God’s mission. As part of Global Ministries, the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to alleviating human suffering around the globe.

Purpose

Connecting the Church in mission

Vision

The General Board of Global Ministries equips and transforms people and places for God’s mission around the world

Four Mission Goals

  1. Make disciples of Jesus Christ.
  2. Strengthen, develop, and renew Christian congregations and communities.
  3. Alleviate human suffering.
  4. Seek justice, freedom, and peace.

Learn more about our work.

View our strategic plan.