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Interview with Yvette Richards by Leigh Rogers
09/04/2012 Ms. Richards' expresses her passion in this dialogue saying: "United Methodist Women is a difference maker, a leader for women children and youth in making an impact. We need to know how to tell our story, often and everywhere. "
We Are United Methodist Women by Linda J. DuRant
12/30/2010 We are the women of the Church, the United Methodist Women. We serve a risen Savior. We carry on the traditions that hundreds of thousands of women have passed down in whispers and shouts to their sisters and daughters and nieces and friends.
Hats by by Linda J. DuRant
12/30/2010 Hats have woven their way into society. The phrases "toss your hat into the ring" or "keep it under your hat" are instantly understood. When someone does something significant we give a "tip of the hat" to that person.
United Methodist Women Partner Fights Violence Against Women and Girls in Haiti
10/20/2010 Advocates and attorneys for displaced women in Haiti submitted a petition calling for urgent action to confront an epidemic of sexual violence in the camps for displaced people.
Alaska Children's Services Marks 120th Anniversary
07/13/2010 The multi-campus facility is a National Mission Institution related to the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries through the Women's Division.
Of HAPI-ness, Gratitude Journals, and Haiti by Mary Beth Coudal*
02/19/2010 Artisans have been expressing gratitude in spite of their horrific experiences. They are grateful to be alive. They are grateful to God for giving them strength. They are grateful for the gift of hope. We can follow their example by keeping a gratitude journal! On the very paper that symbolizes their rebuilding, you can write down ways you too are grateful! -- From the Haitian Artisans for Peace International (HAPI) website
Two United Methodists Honored for Ecumenical Service
11/12/2009 Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 12, 2009--Lois Dauway, an executive of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, was honored for outstanding service to ecumenism at the 2009 General Assembly of the National Council of Churches and Church World Service.
Church and Community Workers: 125 Years of Mission and Counting by Elliott Wright *
10/01/2009 Gallant, Alabama, October 1, 2009--A year-long celebration will mark the 125th anniversary of a United Methodist missionary movement devoted to the ministry with the poor and marginalized in the United States.
Mission Leaders Appeal for End to Violence against Christians in Pakistan
09/04/2009 New York, NY, September 4, 2009--Two top mission leaders of The United Methodist Church are appealing to the government of Pakistan to take measures to ensure the safety of a Christian minority under violent attack in some parts of the officially Islamic nation.
Baltic United Methodist Theological Seminary Marks Anniversary with a New President
08/17/2009 Tallinn, Estonia--The 15th anniversary of the largest United Methodist theological seminary in Europe was marked by the installation of a new president and an espiscopal address linking the role of theological schools to the practice of Christian mission.
Women as Christian Evangelists: An Often Hidden History by Elliott Wright*
08/01/2009 Evanston, Illinois, August 1, 2009--A number of Protestant women celebrated for their social ministries across the past two centuries understood themselves to be primarily evangelists, although they were rarely allowed to preach.
West Africa Women Meet to Explore Being Better Together in Christ by Kimberly Lehmann
06/03/2009 This impromptu composition by missionary Catherine Akale became the unofficial theme song of this first gathering of leaders from United Methodist women's organizations within the West Africa Central Conference. The participants gathered in Monrovia, Liberia, in early May under the theme "We Are Better Together in Christ."
Lois Dauway to Lead Process of Unifying Program Units at Mission Agency
05/28/2009 New York, NY, May 28, 2009--A seasoned church leader is being tapped to lead the process that will unify five program units of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries into a single mission operation.
United Methodists Join in Call for Justice, Comprehensive Immigration Reform
02/12/2009 Washington, DC, February 12, 2009--Faith communities in the United States are being called to pray and work for a just and comprehensive reform of what were described as broken immigration laws.
Doris Hess, Retired Mission Leader, Dies at Age 84
01/16/2009 New York, January 16, 2009--Dr. Doris Hess, 84, a retired United Methodist missionary and long-time mission agency executive, died on January 13 following a long illness.
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