Global Ministries connects The United Methodist Church, its people, and congregations to partner with others engaged in God’s global work, which takes place in a variety of settings, countries and cultures. Global Ministries works through missionaries and partners in more than 60 countries around the world.
In recognition and celebration of the increasing diversity of the world, Global Ministries administers four of The United Methodist Church’s six ethnic/language ministry plans, also known as the U.S. “national plans.”
The National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministry strives for a dynamic and growing church, joyously sharing and living the Good News of Jesus Christ in a multiplicity of places, in a variety of cultural settings, reaching the Hispanic and Latino communities throughout the US and embracing their cultural richness and diversity.
The primary responsibilities of the person in this position shall be to work with the national committee of The National Plan for Hispanic/Latino Ministry (NPHLM) in its coordination and oversee the implementation of all components of the national plan with general agencies and annual conferences.
Essential Job Functions
- Resource the committee on Hispanic/Latino ministries in setting policy, direction for the development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation.
- Work with the committee in coordinating responses by general agencies and annual conferences.
- Develop resources, strengthen ecumenical relations, provide interpretation and participate in establishing a curriculum which reflects the inclusive and global understanding of the UMC.
- Support the GBGM Mission Education and the national committee in the promotion of the Challenge Fund: work in keeping the Board-wide responsibility of the elimination of racism at the local and global context.
- Support and guaranty the solvency of the national office by creating and submitting a quadrennial financial budget to General Conference and developing fundraising strategies.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Provide leadership to the development of program initiatives in collaboration with general agencies, annual conferences, and seminaries.
- Provide up to date financial information to the committee.
- Analyzes issues/concerns related to the Hispanic/Latinos population in the US.