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Articles are listed in reverse chronological order.
General Conference Approves United Methodist Women Autonomy by Yvette Moore
05/01/2012 By a vote of 889 to 20, General Conference made United Methodist Women an autonomous organization within the United Methodist Church May 1 during its quadrennial meeting Tampa, Fla. The historic vote separates the national policymaking body of women organized for mission within the denomination from the church’s mission agency for the first time in more than 70 years.
Tampa Event Geared to Immigrant Detention by Elliott Wright
04/18/2012 “Profit From Pain Is Inhumane! Dignity Not Detention” will be theme of a rally during General Conference 2012.
United Methodist Delegation to Attend Migrant Rights Convention in Geneva, Switzerland
11/17/2011 A General Board of Global Ministries delegation will attend the People’s Global Action on Migration, Development and Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland, November 28–December 2, 2011.
United Methodist Women Receives Immigrant Rights Award by Leigh Rogers
11/04/2011 United Methodist Women was honored for its immigrant rights work by the National Network for Immigrant & Refugee Rights (NNIRR), calling United Methodist Women "partners in advancing rights and justice at home and abroad."
United Methodist Women Joins Tar Sands Action at White House
10/28/2011 United Methodist Women will join with other organizations November 6th in Washington, D.C., at 2 p.m. for one hour in an action against the proposed transcontinental Keystone XL tar sands pipeline projects intended to ship oil from Canada to the United States.
The Things that Make for Peace
10/25/2011 What are “the things that make for peace”?
Wesley Community Center: Fundraiser Announcement
10/17/2011 On November 3, 2011 Wesley Community Center of Houston will honor “The Pillars of Wesley Community Center” at its annual Spirit Of Helping luncheon. This is a primary fund raising event for the center and is vital to the support of its ongoing programs.
Women's Division Board Meeting Wrapup by Leigh Rogers
10/11/2011 The Women’s Division board of directors approved the 2012 budget, received the criteria and application form for incoming national mission institutions that will be used to approve new partnerships, and approved a plan for a consultation with Native American Women in 2012, among other highlights at the division’s annual meeting, October 6-11 in New York City.
United Methodist Women Prepares for National Seminar on Social Justice by Leigh Rogers
08/08/2011 Women from across the U.S. will study and act on justice issues at the seminar, “Mission: Reconciliation,” Aug. 13-17 in Birmingham, AL. Bible studies led by Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz will be livestreamed every morning at 8 a.m. EST starting Aug. 14!
FAQs for Women's Division Proposed Structural Separation
04/11/2011 Directors of the Women's Division approved a proposal to structurally separate from the General Board of Global Ministries while continuing to work together in mutual areas of mission.