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Strategic Direction

Four Areas of Focus

Partnerships and collaboration among the general boards and agencies of The United Methodist Church are critical to move forward in our common mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

The 2008 General Conference embraced Four Areas of Focus as a ministry centerpiece for the church:

  1. Developing Principled Christian Leaders for the Church and the World
  2. Creating New Places for New People and Renewing Exisiting Congregations
  3. Engaging in Ministry with the Poor
  4. Stamping Out Killer Diseases of Poverty by Improving Health Globally

Read more about how we're doing by downloading the Four Areas of Focus report.


Vision and Mission

Our Mission: 
To challenge and support local church and annual conference leaders for their task of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Our Vision: Discipleship Ministries  aspires to see a vital and vibrant church on fire to transform the world. Our Expanded Vision: 
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