Events: All Articles
Articles are arranged in reverse chronological order.
Celebrating and Pushing for Women’s Equality and Leadership by Mary Beth Coudal
08/22/2012 On August 26, we have the opportunity to celebrate Women’s Equality Day. While we can applaud the strides women have made, we still have a ways to go.
Teen and Young Women Converge for Leadership Event by Leigh Rogers and Mary Beth Coudal
08/14/2012 Roughly 200 United Methodist Women converged at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina to dance, laugh, learn, pray and plan at an event designed for teen girls and young women.
United Methodist Women and the Display That Wasn’t by Yvette Moore on gc2012conversations.com
05/03/2012 United Methodist Women didn’t have an exhibit at General Conference. Instead, they roped off their display area and set off on a flurry of learning and mission opportunities around Tampa, where General Conference is being held.
Q & A with Cathy Capo Stone: Remember the Children Living in Poverty by Mary Beth Coudal
05/01/2012 As adults discuss and make policy for The United Methodist Church, Ms. Cathy Capo Stone, executive director at Cornerstone Family Ministries, reminds us to not forget the impact of church work on inner-city children whom she cares for every day. Cornerstone is a United Methodist Women-related national mission institution.
United Methodists Celebrate and Commission 40 New Deaconesses, Home Missioners and Missionaries by Elliott Wright and Mary Beth Coudal
04/30/2012 A firefighter, a nursing supervisor, a counselor for ex-prisoners, an advocate for Haitian artists, an afterschool chess teacher, and a coordinator of relief volunteers – these were among the 17 new deaconesses and home missioners commissioned on Sunday, April 29.
Craft Sales Support Mission in Zimbabwe by Yvette Moore
04/28/2012 Handcrafted gifts by Zimbabwe women sold at General Conference benefit Nyamacheni Mission School, a 2011 United Methodist Women Call to Prayer and Denial grant recipient.
United Methodist Women Day by Yvette Moore
04/28/2012 Women organized for mission gathered for sisterhood and rallied for immigrants and an end to private prisons April 28, United Methodist Women Day at General Conference.
Rally Highlights Private Prison Detention by Leigh Rogers
04/28/2012 Coinciding with a rally to end the private prison industry’s increased detention-for-profit policies, United Methodist Women members descended on General Conference to declare Saturday, April 28, 2012 “United Methodist Women Day.”
DeLyn Celec by Harriett Olson and Garlinda Burton
04/27/2012 Response to negative feedback about DeLyn Celec
“Signs” of Life in Lay Ministries by Yvette Moore
04/27/2012 Mary E. Harris of Conway UMC in Orlando, Angela Liston of Morrison UMC in Leesburg, FL, Michelle Menefee of First UMC in Houston, TX, and Betty Ostrom of Pine Castle UMC in Orlando are laywomen composing the team of ASL interpreters for the 2012 General Conference.