Mission/Missionary Stories

CT District Raised Funds for Successful Water Filter Project

October 09, 2017

In 2016, the CT District raised $17,344.50 to support a partnership with  Accion Medica Cristiana in Nicaragua.     350 filters were distributed along with health and hygiene education to 5 communities in the North Autonomous Caribbean Region blessing close to 2,000 people. Read the report, "CT District Filtrones Project."

Message from Missionary Sun Lae Kim from Mongolia

September 14, 2017

Newsletter from Missionary Sun Lae Kim

Jamaica Mission Mt. Osborn Methodist Church

August 08, 2017

JAMAICA MISSION 2017 Mt. Osborn Methodist Church Pictured above (left to right) John Machledt, Mize Johnson, Polly Torrence, Phyllis Machledt, Bob Lindquist, Maya Pelletier, Kelly Taylor, Mike Emard, Sam Pelletier, Panton Christie, and Alexa Lundin.   On July 4th a mission group of 11 members led by Golden Hill United Methodist Church, Bridgeport Connecticut traveled to Leeds, St Elizabeth Parish in the hills of Southwest Jamaica. For six members of the group, this was a return ...

Mission Trip to Haiti August 2017

August 08, 2017

In early July, our 22-person team had the privilege of visiting Furcy. For some, it was an opportunity to reconnect with old friends and for others; it was the first exposure to a community so many of us think about every day. Our group was a wonderful mix of high school, college-age and older “youth” and we were also blessed to have a last-minute addition to our team – a high schooler from New Jersey whose family fled Haiti after the earthquake but visit every summer. His parents had approached...

Message from Rev. John Calhoun, Coordinator of International Ministries, Kyiv, Ukraine

April 17, 2017

Easter message from: Rev. John Calhoun Coordinator of International Ministries, Kyiv, Ukraine Global Ministries, The United Methodist Church jcalhoun@umcmission.org GBGM Advance #13970Z

Dorcas Ewoodzie, Global Mission Fellow

March 14, 2017

Dorcas Ewoodzie, Global Mission Fellow in Kenya, is currently supported by two churches in our conference: Diamond Hill and Islip. See the links below for two interesting reports she sent. Report-on-AACC-7th-Theological-Institute-2016-Dorcas.pdf Site-Visit-Kaaga-Biotensive-Agricultural-Training-Center-Dorcas.pdf  

Message from Missionary Sun Lae Kim from Mongolia

December 09, 2016

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Missionary Helen Camarce's Newsletter from Cambodia

November 01, 2016

Christmas is just around the corner and this season reminds us most of the greatest gift of all...the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ, which leads us to thanksgiving. Read more

Newsletter from Marilyn Chan in Cambodia

October 20, 2016

Women's Desk Ministry Newsletter In 2010, a group of four volunteers in mission from Glenn Memorial United Methodist church, Atlanta, GA, led by Ms. Deborah Marlowe came to visit Women’s Desk Ministry in Cambodia. Mrs. Marilyn Chan, a missionary of General Board of Global Ministries and a Women’s Desk Ministry’s coordinator, shared with the group about what are the challenges in Cambodia, especially related to the young generation’s education issue. More... Cambodia Methodist Women We are the...

Enriching Theological Education at Cambine Theological Seminary

September 27, 2016

by Julio Andre Vilanculos The Cambine Mission in Mozambique, located northwest of Maxixe in Inhambane Province, is more than 100 years old. Methodist missionaries seeking a place to build a hospital, church, and school were given Cambine as a gift from a tribal king in 1890. He asked the missionaries, “Do you come for peace?” That king, who is buried on the Cambine grounds, was the great-great-grandfather of João Somane Machado, who served as bishop for the UMC in Mozambique from 1988 to 2008.  ...

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