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Women's History Month

Mary Magdalene: Messenger of Jesus

Mary Madgalene is made immortal in this sculpture.Mary Magdalene: Messenger of Jesus

by Elliott Wright
3/31/10: Who was Mary Magdalene, she who stands as the first Christian witness, the first to proclaim the Resurrection? Can she be described as the first missionary? Perhaps.

Forward Them On!: A Reflection for Women's History Month

Wangfujing Street BeijingForward Them On!: A Reflection for Women's History Month

by Mary Beth Coudal
3/18/10: Fifteen years ago, at the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women, the women of the world called upon governments to implement a Platform of Action.

Memories of the Role of Women in Lenten Services
March 30, 2007
When I was a little girl back in the early 50's, I really didn't know much about the season of Lent. However, I did know about Good Friday. We had the day off from school, and Dad didn't have to go to work. When Mom woke us up, there weren't any of the normal morning smells of coffee brewing or breakfast being prepared about the house. Instead, Dad was gathering his yard tools and Mom was getting groceries, bedding, and clothing together. We were preparing to go to our church, which was approximately 12 miles from where we lived.  Read more ...
Source: GBGM Mission News
Women's History Month Today
March 13, 2007
Women's History Month is celebrated every year in March, though around the world, related events often begin in late February. During the celebration, women gather together to strategize action plans that both remember and focus upon the struggles of women everywhere.  Read more ...
Source: GBGM Mission News
Women in Leadership
March 9, 2007
Why is it necessary to have Women's History Month? One reason is that, historically, women have not been accepted for leadership roles in the same manner as men. Read more ...
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Reflections during Women's History Month

March 1, 2007
As I reflect on the various women in my life who have greatly contributed their influence on me, I first think of my mother. I will always treasure her unconditional love, as well as her examples of a deep faith and hard work. I also think of my two daughters, who have given me many opportunities to follow my mother's example and share learning and experiences daily.  Read more ...
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