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  • International Climate Change Negotiations Update by Pamela Sparr
    01/24/2011 Governmental delegation and nongovernmental organization expectations were rather low going into Cancun, unlike the hopes for the previous Conference of the Parties (COP) negotiations in Copenhagen, Denmark, which ended on a disappointing and divisive note. Despite lower expectations this time around, participants were anxious to reach some sort of agreement, even if meant poor content.
  • Susannah Wesley Community Center Plays Key Role in Human Trafficking Case by Catherine Heggarty, with Sonya Chung-Hirano and Dominic Inocelda
    01/07/2011 The biggest human trafficking case in U.S. history is currently in federal court in Honolulu, Hawaii. A United Methodist Women–affiliated mission, the Susannah Wesley Community Center played a major role in helping the victims.
  • Free Webinars on Faith and Domestic Violence
    01/04/2011 United Methodist Women is offering a series of free webinars on Wednesdays from February 16 to March 2, 2011. Topics cover how people of faith, churches and clergy can help stop domestic violence and help victims.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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