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Articles are listed in reverse chronological order.
New York Interfaith Coalition Will Gather to Denounce Hate Ads on Subways
09/24/2012 On Tuesday, September 25 at 9:00 am, a coalition of New York community and faith based organizations will gather on the steps of City Hall to denounce anti-Muslim hate advertisements posted on New York City subway platforms. The ads are harmfully provocative and inherently divisive.
United Methodist Women National Policymaking Body Files Joint Brief on Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice
08/29/2012 United Methodist Women’s national policymaking body and the General Board of Church and Society jointly filed a brief with the Judicial Council of The United Methodist Church Aug. 24 in support of general church agencies’ continued work with the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice.
Celebrate the Contribution of Indigenous Peoples
08/07/2012 On August 9, 2012 the United Nations commemorates the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. Please take time on this day to learn more about the current realities of Indigenous peoples.
Program Advisory Group Added to Lead United Methodist Women by Leigh Rogers
07/25/2012 As United Methodist Women celebrate nominees to their board of directors, they also welcome nominees of the new entity: the Program Advisory Group.
United Methodist Women Announces 2013-2016 Board of Directors
07/16/2012 United Methodist Women's outgoing leadership is offering an enthusiastic welcome of new elected leadership for the 2013-2016 Board of Directors.
United Methodist Women Joins World Day Against Child Labor
06/01/2012 During the week of June 11, 2012, United Methodist Women will join children’s advocates around the world, lifting up concerns about the exploitation of children on the World Day Against Child Labor.
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."