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.
United Methodists Finalists for “Energy Oscars” by Pam Sparr
12/07/2012 California hosts not one but two annual “Oscar” nights, and United Methodist Women were in the spotlight for the 2012 California Interfaith Power & Light Energy Oscar awards ceremony held at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, November 13.
African American Leaders Fight HIV/AIDS
11/30/2012 World AIDS Day is this Saturday, December 1. Sharing stories like McKie’s is one way that we honor the struggles of people who are affected by this epidemic. It also shows the evolving face of the disease.
Hurricane Sandy: The New Normal
11/08/2012 We have a challenging recovery ahead from Hurricane Sandy. Unfortunately, we will be dealing with more such devastating disasters, which may become our new normal.
United Methodist Women Unveils D.C. Anti-Hate Ad: VIDEO by Jeneane Jones
10/22/2012 Watch Sabrina White of the Baltimore-Washington Conference speak up for peace and against Hate Speech. Support peace in word and deed. #mysubwayad
What is United Methodist Women Doing, in Heaven's Name? by Harriett Jane Olson
10/22/2012 At their board of directors meeting, Harriett J. Olson asked, “What is going on with United Methodist Women, in heaven’s name?” In other words, how is United Methodist Women’s mission work living into the Gospel to benefit women, children and youth?
New Board Approves Budget, Nominates Advisory Group Members for Program Teams by Leigh Rogers
10/22/2012 At their first meeting of the quadrennium as a new configuration of 25 members, the United Methodist Women Board of Directors met October 18-21 in Nashville, Tenn., at United Methodist Women-owned Scarritt-Bennett Center.
Treasurer Presents New Board with Budget, Giving Remains Strong by Leigh Rogers
10/22/2012 Treasurer Martha Knight oriented new directors with the processes and procedures of United Methodist Women’s finances as well as presented them with a recap of the 2012 treasurer’s report.
Building Peace: United Methodist Women and Democratic Republic of Congo by Mary Beth Coudal
10/16/2012 United Methodist Women leaders encourage the empowerment of women as a pathway to peace - in DRC and around the world.
United Methodist Women Unveils D.C. Anti-Hate Ad by Jeneane Jones
10/16/2012 On Monday October 15, standing shoulder to shoulder with members from Jewish, Muslim and other Protestant faith communities, representatives of United Methodist Women responded to anti-Islamic ads now appearing in metro stations in Washington, D.C.
Faith groups demand Metro donate ‘jihad’ ad profits to charity by Michelle Boorstein on washingtonpost.com
10/15/2012 Speaking at an Oct. 15 news conference, Sabrina White said the initial ad cuts deeply with its language. “The word ‘savage’ has a painful history in our great nation,’’ she said. “... It is used to distance people from the human race.”