Covenant Relationship


There are over 300 Global Ministries missionaries serving in over 60 countries that are available for support through a Covenant Relationship.  Individuals and churches can partner with a missionary and provide financial, spiritual, and emotional support.  Elma Jocson is First United Methodist Church’s covenant missionary.


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Dr. Emma Jocson, a missionary since 2001, is in transition from the medical staff of Ganta Hospital in Liberia, to a new placement within the United Methodist mission health system. Elma T. Jocson, MD, a native of the Philippines, is a missionary with General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church, serving at Ganta United Methodist Hospital in Liberia. She worked at the United Mission Hospital Tansen (UMHT) in rural Nepal from 2001 through 2007. In 2008 and 2009, Dr. Jocson prepared as a pediatric surgeon at Philippine Children’s Medical Center.


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