UMCOR

United Methodist Committee on Relief

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  • Bible Seminars for Young Adults in Tanzania - The Bible is studied in the far reaches of the Kasulu District and the Nyarugusu refugee camp in Tanzania through Next Generation Ministries, with missionary Young Seon Kim.
  • Disaster Risk Reduction: Saving Lives through Empowerment - Communities in the Philippines are some of those vulnerable populations. Due to its position along fault lines and tectonic plates in the Pacific, the Philippines is susceptible to earthquakes, typhoons, volcanic eruptions, and cyclones...
  • Global Ministries Names New Creation Care Ministry Executive - The Reverend Jenny Phillips, an experienced minister in environmental stewardship and advocacy, is the new manager of creation care ministries for the United Methodist Church General Board of Global Ministries.
  • Going God's Way - After two years of trying to schedule a US volunteer medical team to conduct a cataract surgery clinic in the DR Congo, missionaries Jonathan and Donna Lee Baker discover that God had a different plan.
  • Supporting Education for All Children - Around the world, 59 million children and 63 million adolescents have no opportunity to attend school. UMCOR country offices find ways to help their regional education systems enroll more students and keep more students in school, especially focusing on girls and children from low-income families.
  • UMCOR—An Integral Member of the United Methodist Family - The UMC family puts its faith in UMCOR, and likewise, UMCOR clearly puts its faith in the UMC family.
  • When Love Overcomes Terror - Amidst the violence and chaos perpetuated by Boko Haram, UMCOR is partnering with Mission 21 to provide more than 600 men, women, and children with lifesaving nutrition and essential non-food assistance.
  • World Refugee Day: Standing with Refugees - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees defines a refugee as a person who is forced to flee their home because of violence, war, or persecution. Today, there are 65 million refugees in the world...
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