Board of Directors Meetings: All Articles
Articles are arranged in reverse chronological order.
United Methodist Women and Men Take Action Against Domestic Violence by Yvette Moore
04/18/2010 The organizations agreed to collaborate on domestic violence programs, training and resources that can be used in churches across the country.
Directors Set 2011 Budget, Criteria for International Disaster Response at Spring Meeting by Yvette Moore
04/14/2010 Women’s Division directors set the division’s 2011 budget, made 2009 Call to Prayer grants and allocated more than $191,972 for repairs and maintenance of United Methodist Women’s national mission institutions at their spring semi-annual meeting.
Women's Division President: 'Ask What You Can Do for Mission' by Yvette Moore
04/14/2010 In the wake of major earthquakes in Haiti and Chile, and continued suffering of immigrants, Women’s Division President Inelda Z. González urged United Methodist Women members to redouble their outreach to neighbors in need in her address to directors at their semi-annual meeting.
"Interesting Times" Are an Opportunity, Says Women's Division Top Executive by Leigh Rogers and Yvette Moore
04/12/2010 Changes in the church, the world and United Methodist Women set the stage for "interesting times," said Women's Division Deputy General Secretary Harriett Jane Olson addressing division directors gathered for their semi-annual meeting April 8-12 in New York City, and later, Stamford, Conn.
Treasurer Challenges Directors to Tell Mission Giving Story by Leigh Rogers
04/09/2010 We are living in a new economic reality, Women's Division treasurer Martha Knight told directors at the semi-annual board meeting at the Church Center for the United Nations, April 9. Yet, "In the midst of economic challenge unseen in recent times, once again, United Methodist Women members have come through, giving with their hearts to support mission both nationally and around the world," she said.
Women’s Division Board Approves Restructure by Leigh Rogers
10/15/2009 Women’s Division’s Board of Directors approved a recommendation for reconfiguring relationships with the General Board of Global Ministries at its recent meeting, Oct. 9-12, in Stamford, Conn.
In Speech to Directors, Board President Reflects on History and Purpose by Leigh Rogers
10/15/2009 In preparation for a transitional period for United Methodist Women, Women’s Division president Inelda González reflected on history, challenging directors to do more to engage and act for justice in their communities and in the church at the semi-annual fall board meeting in Stamford, Conn., Oct. 9-12.
Treasurer Reports Giving Down, Commitment Strong by Yvette Moore
10/12/2009 United Methodist Women members’ giving in the first half of 2009 reflect both the market downturn and their commitment to mission, said Women’s Division Treasurer Martha Knight in her annual report.
Division Directors Rally for Health Care, Act for Justice by Yvette Moore
10/11/2009 Passing cars honked approval as more than 50 Women’s Division directors, staff and guests rallied in support of health care for all at a noontime vigil outside the Marriott Hotel in Stamford, Conn., Oct. 10.
In the Midst of Transition, Women’s Division Head Looks Forward by Leigh Rogers
10/10/2009 Harriett J. Olson, Deputy General Secretary for the Women’s Division, offered an optimistic report to the board of directors for their semi-annual board meeting.
Division Directors to Explore New Relationship with Global Ministries by Yvette Moore
04/28/2009 Women's Division directors voted to explore a new model of partnership with the General Board of Global Ministries that would transfer oversight of United Methodist Women-supported national mission institutions, relationships with international partners and regional missionaries to the Women's Division.
Sensitive to the Current State of Global Economics, Treasurer Martha Knight is Realistic by Leigh Rogers
04/28/2009 To the Women’s Division Board of Directors, Treasurer Martha Knight presented the year end financial report for the year 2008, at their semi-annual Board meeting in Stamford, Conn. on Friday.
Women's Division Head Calls Hope Key to Future by Yvette Moore
04/27/2009 Hope is what the world needs, what United Methodist Women offers and what will drive the organization into a vibrant future in Christ’s mission, Women’s Division chief officer Harriett Jane Olson told division directors meeting in Stamford, Conn., April 24-27.
United Methodist Women Stands in Solidarity for Immigrant Rights
10/20/2008 United Methodist Women stood in solidarity for immigrant rights on two occasions last week, as the organization’s Immigrant Rights/Civil Rights Initiative took steps to support this issue.
Praise God! God is Good! by Josephine Deere
03/25/2006 Have groups who are critical of United Methodist Women been a factor on our giving? If so, the affect has been marginal, and it has transferred funds from the idea of undesignated giving to designated giving. The trend in churches and non-profits across the nation is that giving is decreasing and that persons have a desire to designate where their money goes. This is different than the historical understanding of undesignated gifts to mission – known to United Methodist Women and predecessor organizations for over a century. The historical understanding of “undesignated giving” is that gifts are given to mission and the gifts are dispersed to places with the greatest need. This makes us a unique organization, and we want to spread this message so that all women say, “That is an organization I want to join! Thanks be to God!”
A Snowy Day by Mary Baldridge
03/25/2006 Finances, membership, and immigration were among several tough issues addressed by the Women's Division board of directors this March 30-April 3, 2006, in Stamford CT.
New Times, New Challenges, New Technologies: United Methodist Women at the Forefront in the Use of Technology by by Julia R. Tulloch and Jorge R. Obando
11/01/2005 United Methodist Women has always been at the forefront of innovation and the use of technology. This year is no exception!
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