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Global Mission Fellows program is a two-year leadership development and mission service opportunity that allows young adults ages 20 through 30 to take part in mission and social justice ministries in both GMF International (young adults from across the world, serving in another country or placement site around the world) and GMF US-2 (young people from the US, serving within the US). These young adults are trained together and are invited to serve in a ministry of presence and solidarity with a new host community. Married couple are able to serve as GMF, given that both of them apply and get accepted as individuals, and a placement match is available. GMF International deadline is Feb 15, 2016, GMF US-2 deadline is March 31, 2016.

The Core Values of the GT Global Mission Fellows Program

Engage with Local Communities

Connect the Church in Mission

Grow in Personal and Social Holiness


US-2 participants are assigned to work sites in different Affiliates, which are partner entities of Global Ministries, anywhere in the United States where Global Ministries has partnerships.  Some US-2’s are sent alone and others are sent in pairs to work under our affiliate model. The affiliate model allows the US-2 to live in intentional community with members of their cohort while working at various sites that hone their gifts and areas of expertise.  

Since service in the United States allows for flexibility in travel in contrast to GMFs International, US-2s have a unique opportunity to promote the program within their local communities and at various events across the country as designated by Global Ministries.  

GMF International

The International track is for young adults all across the globe that are called to serve.

24-month service program:        

-2 month of training and transition

-20 months of international service

-2 months of an optional integration (GMF  International will have the opportunity to transition back into their home country by working with a Project, Training, Fellow-In-Residence, or Itinerate for Global Ministries)


  • Young adults ages 20-30
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent life experience
  • Commit to 2 years of service
  • Serve “with” and not “to” or “for” others
  • Called to address roots of injustice
  • Conversational English


  • Five weeks of Training (3 weeks before service, 1 week after one year of service, and 1 week at the end of service)
  • Health and Travel Insurance
  • Each GMF is required to raise $6,000 (those from the US) or an equivalent amount adjusted standard living of his/her home country (those from international)
  • Ongoing Programmatic Support


  • Stipend - based on the principles of simple living - that covers toiletries, food, and basic personal items. (On average, this is about $450-$770 per month, but it differs from location according to the cost of living)
  • Housing and Utilities
  • Local Transportation
  • Relocation Costs
  • Funds to itinerate at churches
  • End of Service Award


Many Global Mission Fellows have been able to defer loans during service.  Please contact your lender institution to obtain forms and information.


If you’re considering theological school, several scholarships are available for Master’s students who have completed this program, as well as application fee waivers.

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Entidades de la Iglesia
Kevin Dunn, director del servicio de datos de la agencia presenta una visión general de la membresía de los/as metodistas unidos/as en los Estados Unidos a la junta del Concilio General de Finanzas y Administración (GCFA por sus siglas en inglés), durante su reunión del 15 de noviembre en Nashville, Tennessee. Entre los puntos resaltantes señaló el crecimiento de la iglesias hispano-latinas y multirraciales. Foto por Kathleen Barry, Noticias MU.

Mientras membresía desciende en EEUU iglesia hispano-latina crece

Las estadísticas de la denominación proyectan que al menos la mitad de la denominación vive fuera de los EE. UU.
Entidades de la Iglesia
El Rev. Dr. Iosmar Alvarez, Superintendente del Distrito de Lexington de la Conferencia Anual de Kentucky, recibió el apoyo unánime de la delegación de la Conferencia como candidato episcopal para la Jurisdicción del Sureste. Foto cortesía de Asbury Theological Seminary.

Candidato latino al episcopado recibe endoso de la conferencia de Kentucky

El Rev. Dr. Iosmar Alvarez, Superintendente del Distrito de Lexington de la Conferencia Anual de Kentucky, recibió el apoyo unánime de la delegación de la Conferencia como candidato episcopal para la Jurisdicción del Sureste.
El Rev. Cañas ha servido como director nacional del NPHLM durante 13 años, y antes de ese nombramiento, se desempeñó como pastor principal de varias iglesias en la Conferencia Anual de California-Pacífico, su conferencia de origen. Foto Rev. Gustavo Vasquez, Noticias MU.

Plan para los ministerios hispano-latinos anuncia retiro de su director en 2020

El Rev. Francisco Cañas, cesará en sus funciones a partir del 30 de junio de 2020 según anunció el Comité Directivo del NPHLM