United Methodist Women: News & Events
United Methodist Women is a community of women who nurture and encourage one another in their spiritual growth, personal leadership and transformation.
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10/12/2010 Join us during 10-Fold to learn about a vital United Methodist Ministry to immigrants, Justice For Our Neighbors.
Giving for 2009 Sees New Factors at Work by Leigh Rogers
10/12/2010 Women’s Division Treasurer Martha Knight encouraged directors to continue to tell the story of Mission Giving, as “we cannot ignore the new economy.”
Very Much In Control by Tara Barnes
10/12/2010 The Rev. Dr. Aleese Moore-Orbih of FaithTrust Institute led directors, staff and guests in a domestic violence awareness education session the Women’s Division Annual board of directors meeting in Stamford, Conn.
Nothing Was Ever the Same Again After That by Tara Barnes & Yvette Moore
10/08/2010 Women’s Division head Harriett Olson opened the annual fall board of directors meeting with a message of hope that today’s mission efforts could be pivotal events for good in the lives of women, children and youth.
The Power of Words: Curses, Blessings and Interfaith Dialogue by Global Justice Office
09/30/2010 Engaging in interfaith dialogue is a way to follow Paul’s guidance and to bless those who are different from us, those who threaten us and even those who we feel persecute us (and be blessed by them in return).
UMC Bishop Thomas Bickerton Speaks on Ending Malaria Deaths at U.N. Panel by Leigh Rogers
09/22/2010 United Methodist Women had a presence at the U.N. Week’s Digital Media Lounge Tuesday during which a panel discussion was held about malaria that included United Methodist Bishop Thomas Bickerton, who spearheads the Nothing But Nets campaign.
Pakistan Flood Update from Women's Division Partners by Carol Van Gorp
09/10/2010 Faith and funding partners of United Methodist Women in Pakistan report that recent flooding in Pakistan has hit the poorest of the poor and has further deepened poverty among those living at the lowest economic level.
Wesley-Rankin Center Keeps Kids Stocked Up on School Supplies
09/01/2010 United Methodist Women-supported Wesley-Rankin Center in Dallas, Tx., helps kids go back to school with supplies, with help from a Women's Division grant for this program.
Haiti Update: Communities of Shalom by Valerie Mossman-Celestin
08/26/2010 Deaconess candidate Valerie Mossman-Celestin shares her work with Communities of Shalom as the U.S. director of Haitian Artisans for Peace International (HAPI).
United Methodist Women-Supported Crossroads Urban Center Sponsors Forum on Poverty in Utah by Lisa Schencker
08/24/2010 Several homeless Utahns spoke Saturday at the annual People’s Summit on Poverty, designed to bring together those living in poverty and those looking to take action.