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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. "
Women Share Their Stories at UN event by Linda Bloom
02/24/2011 26-year-old Taurai Sandra Chinyerere is among the women sharing stories, advice and solidarity during the Feb. 22–March 4 meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations. The United Methodist Women’s 20-member ecumenical delegation to the meeting includes 12 women from Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.
The Faces of the Girls of the Commission on the Status of Women by Rosangela Oliveira
02/19/2011 As I read the report of the U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to the commission, many faces of women and girls came to my mind.
United Methodist Women Hosts Delegation and Workshops for the 55th Commission on the Status of Women
02/16/2011 This year, United Methodist Women will be an active participant at the United Nation’s 55th annual Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), February 22 to March 4 at the Church Center for the United Nations (CCUN).
A Friend in Mission is a Friend Indeed by Harriett Jane Olson
02/16/2011 A UMNS Commentary: United Methodist Women members and other members of The United Methodist Church will be responding to the gospel call to service through the Change the World Weekend on May 14-15. We recognize that mission is not only about contribution but also about companionship, not so much where we are but who we are in that place, not the mere completion of a project but a side-by-side journey of faith.
Mary Mcleod Bethune
02/15/2011 Mary Mcleod Bethune was the 15th daughter of former slaves from South Carolina who became a civil rights leader, educator, and presidential advisor.
A Happy Valentine's Day for All
02/13/2011 This Valentine's Day, consider the real price of your flowers and chocolate and buy fair trade.
Amanda Berry Smith
02/13/2011 Amanda Berry Smith was born a slave in 1837 and became a world famous Methodist evangelist who helped expand the acceptance of the role of women in both the Methodist Episcopal Church and the African Methodist Episcopal church.
Ubuntu Explorer Journeys: Russia 2011
02/07/2011 This community of women is concerned about the issues impacting their sisterhood. All of the women gain strength from the stories of women in the scriptures and the signs they see in one another that mirror those stories in life today. Join United Methodist Women in Russia to affirm the vital role of women in the United Methodist Church today and to engage in mission work together.
Ubuntu Explorer Journeys: India 2011
02/07/2011 Come with us to India to participate in the 125th anniversary celebration of Isabella Thoburn College, the first Christian women’s college in India, and to connect with Methodist Women of India.
Atlantic Street Center Celebrates 100 Years by Darcy McInnis
02/01/2011 In 2010, Atlantic Street Center—a youth-focused social service agency in Seattle, Washington—celebrated 100 years of service to the city’s citizens. The center began life in 1910 when it was founded by two young women. One was a teacher; the other, a nurse; and both had been ordained as deaconesses by the Methodist Episcopal Church.
David and Margaret Youth and Family Services: Here's to Another 100 Years! by Kathy Wessels
02/01/2011 David and Margaret Youth and Family Services, located in La Verne, California, has been meeting the needs of at-risk children, youth, and families since 1910.
Tacoma Community House: An Evolving Ministry by Derrick Rhayn
02/01/2011 Throughout 2010, Tacoma Community House (TCH)—long supported by United Methodist Women—celebrated 100 years of ministry as a national mission institution of The United Methodist Church.
Ending Human Trafficking, One Life at a Time by Isabella Simonyan on UMCOR.org
01/28/2011 Alisa* fell prey to a human trafficker in her hometown in Armenia. She was just 20 years old and the single mother of a nine-month-old baby. The trafficker forced Alisa into prostitution by threatening to kidnap her young child if she did not do as he said. He kept her enslaved and took all the money she made.
Ubuntu Explorer Journeys: Brazil 2011
01/24/2011 Join the Methodist Women in Brazil to create a life free of violence for women, children and youth. The Ubuntu Journey will visit the cities of São Paulo (São Paulo, in the southeast of Brazil) and Fortaleza (Ceará, in the northeast of Brazil) during the days of September 18–30, 2011.
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