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Take Action for Migrant Rights on December 18, International Migrants Day
12/13/2010 In this season of Advent, we commemorate International Migrants Day on December 18, recognizing the efforts, contributions and rights of migrants worldwide. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the United Nations (U.N.) migrant rights convention.
Talking About "Inheriting the Trade"
10/19/2010 Author Thomas Norman DeWolf of "Inheriting the Trade" will join us at UMWOnline.net on Oct. 28 in dialogue around the issues of race, diversity and healing from the damage caused by the historic oppressions and injustice that continue to impact all of us today.
Apply for the College Women's Seminar on Women and Migration
10/14/2010 The United Methodist Seminar Program is seeking applications from college and university women for a week long seminar Jan. 3-9, 2011 to be held in New York City.
Women as Peacemakers, Women as Decision Makers
10/12/2010 From Oct. 18-29, the United Nations and women’s and civil society organizations will celebrate 10 years of UNSCR 1325.
International Day of Peace Event by Kathleen Stone
09/20/2010 On the International Day of Peace, September 21, at 2:00 p.m., the Tillman Chapel at the Church Center for the United Nations will be the place of fusion and fission. We come together, we find one another and we inspire one another to be bolder peacemakers.
Deaconess & Home Missioner Discernment and Formation Retreat
06/04/2010 The retreat is for persons of all ages who are discerning a call and/or are in the early stages of candidacy for licensed local pastor, ordained deacon or elder, or for the lay Office of Deaconess (women) or Home Missioner (men).
Assembly 2010 Theme and Vision Statement
04/23/2010 The Assembly 2010 theme is Faith • Hope • Love in Action.
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.
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