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Articles are listed in reverse chronological order.
Living in the Shadows: Religion's Response to Human Trafficking by CBSnews.com
12/11/2013 Living in the Shadows: Religion's Response to Human Trafficking, a CBS Interfaith Special, will be broadcast Sunday, Dec. 15, on the CBS Television Network. Please check your local station for exact time.
We Make It Happen: A Living Timeline
10/01/2013 The United Methodist Women national office launched a mixed-media engagement project—We Make It Happen: A Living Timeline—on Tuesday, October 1. Through various means of written and artistic expression, this project asks women to tell the stories of United Methodist Women members who have inspired them. The ongoing submissions will be posted on Facebook and Pinterest.
Make It Happen at Assembly 2014!
09/13/2013 Women from around the country and mission partners from across the globe are called to the 19th quadrennial Assembly of United Methodist Women April 25 -27, 2014, at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, Ky.
Trayvon Martin Case Calls for Peacemaking for Racial Justice
07/25/2013 The not guilty verdict for George Zimmerman in the shooting death of unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin and reactions to that verdict laid bare yet again our nation’s longstanding racial schisms and struggle with affording everyone equal protection under the law.
Supreme Court Voting Rights Act Ruling Damages Voter Protections
07/10/2013 We call on United Methodist Women members and the whole church and society to educate themselves about the Supreme Court ruling on the VRA and work toward a legislative solution that maintains the preclearance remedy.
Senate Immigration Bill: Unfair, Unjust, Unwise
07/05/2013 United Methodist Women rejects the disciplinary nature of the current Senate immigration bill, making it more urgent for us to continue our advocacy for positive immigration reform.
United Methodist Agencies Announce Task Force on Human Rights and Investment Ethics
04/16/2013 The General Board of Pension and Health Benefits (GBPHB) and the General Board of Global Ministries today announced the formation of a United Methodist Church (UMC) representative task force to explore human rights and investment ethics policies.
United Methodist Women Honored for Anti-Hate Campaign by Leigh Rogers
04/08/2013 The Muslim Consultative Network honored United Methodist Women, Sojourners and T’ruah for “standing against anti-Muslim bigotry” at their Third Annual Gala on April 4 in New York.
New and Improved Resource Center to Come December 17, 2012
11/15/2012 United Methodist Women is making changes to better equip members for mission in their communities and around the world. Our mission resource center is moving and expanding to meet your needs.
United Methodist Women Takes New York Subway Ad to Washington Metro by Leigh Rogers
10/11/2012 Following their ads posted in the New York City subway challenging hate speech, United Methodist Women will co-sponsor more counter ads, this time in Washington, DC’s Metro stations, with 23 other faith organizations.
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