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The United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries sponsors more than 300 missionaries in 60 countries. Churches throughout the Baltimore-Washington Conference share God’s love around the world by supporting many of these missionaries. If you would like to sponsor a missionary or have a missionary who is itinerating speak at your church, contact BWC Mission Secretary Jane Grays.

The BWC is especially excited to promote the UMC’s new mission program, Generation Transformation, an initiative to increase opportunities for young adults to engage in mission throughout the world. The programs includes:

Learn more about this transformative opportunity for young adults to engage, connect and grow.

BWC-Supported Missionaries

Missionaries supported by the Baltimore-Washington Conference and their General Board of Global Board of Ministries identification numbers are below.

Ellen Hoover, #07990Z
Ellen is an educator and administrator in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Jeffrey Hoover, #07989Z
Jeffrey serves as a professor, University of Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Gayle Lesure, #982965
Gayle is a deaconess serving with the Greater Clarksburg Cooperative Parish in the WV Annual Conference. 

Miguel Mairena, #12877Z
Miguel is serving as a GBGM’s Jurisdictional Mission Advocate for the Western Jurisdiction, The United Methodist Church.

Jennifer Moore, #3022165
Jennifer is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church serving as a Christian educator with The United Methodist Church in the Republic of Macedonia. She was commissioned in May 2016.

Nan McCurdy, #10801Z
Nan serves as a mission advocate in the Western Jurisdiction.

Alina Saucedo, #15168Z
Alina is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries serving as advisor on institutional and community development of the Women and Community Association of San Francisco Libre, Nicaragua.

Richmond Williams, #3021955
Richmond is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church serving as professor of leadership development at Africa University, Mutare, Zimbabwe. 

Albert Willicor, #15151Z
Albert is a missionary with the Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church through GBGM Global Health, is Chief Medical Officer at Ganta United Methodist Hospital in Ganta, Liberia.

If you or your church would like to go deeper in your mission giving, the UMC offers the opportunity to become Covenant Partners. In these partnerships churches give $2,500 annually, or $5 per member per year, to a missionary.

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