Theology of Mission

The Mission Theology statement guides Global Ministries’ participation in the Missio Dei. It frames Global Ministries’ role within the denominational mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. The transforming power belongs to God, and Global Ministries is in mission to witness to what God has done and is doing, and to learn from what God is doing in every land where disciples gather in the name of Jesus Christ. God’s Mission from Creation to Completion God’s mission reclaims the life of all creatures and redeems all creation for God’s intended purpose. Holy Scriptures bear witness to mission that begins with God, belongs to God, and will be fulfilled by God at the end of time. The Spirit of God, which moved over the waters of chaos at creation, and the Word of God, which became Incarnate in Jesus Christ, leads on to fullness in ...
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Partnership Covenant

The Covenant – Description and Pledge Please read 1 Corinthians 12:12-31 and discuss the following: The purpose of an In Mission Together (IMT) partnership is to develop a healthy relationship between brothers and sisters in Christ across cultures through God’s grace that is transformative and inspirational. The IMT program equips, facilitates, and resources you and your church in developing a collaborative partnership, which builds strong relationships over the long term and enables you to share in the historic mission work of the United Methodist Church. The goal of the IMT program is to have honest and open interaction with your partner, carefully listening to one another as equal parts of the body of Christ. It’s a sacred covenant to support one another and participate equally and proportionally - 50/50 - in a ministry or project. The goal of each partnership is to work toward the establishment of a self-sustaining United ...
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