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FAQ: The crisis in Ukraine (Global Ministries)

An eight-question guide to the history of Methodism in Ukraine, how UMCOR is responding and the best ways for you to help now.

  1. How is the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) responding?
  2. How can I support those still in Ukraine and those fleeing the violence?
  3. Will UMCOR be sending kits and other supplies?
  4. Can I volunteer?
  5. How can I host refugees in my U.S. home?
  6. Our church wants to have a direct relationship with a UMC congregation in Ukraine or Eastern Europe. Can you provide us with contact information?
  7. Is The United Methodist Church active in Ukraine? In Russia? In surrounding regions?
  8. What prayer can I lift up for the people of Ukraine?

The General Board of Global Ministries is the global mission, relief and development agency of The United Methodist Church. The work of Global Ministries includes 17 programs organized around four missional priorities: Missionaries, Evangelism and Church Revitalization, Global Health and Humanitarian Relief and Recovery, which includes the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR). UMCOR is dedicated to alleviating human suffering and advancing hope and healing through disaster response and support of global migration.