United Methodist Women members' Pledge to Mission supports projects and organizations around the world. Internationally, 2013 Mission Giving funds support 121 programs carried out by 107 organizations in more than 110 countries.
Scholarships for higher education were granted to 63 international students in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean.
United Methodist Women has seven Regional Missionaries working all over the world. Regional Missionaries are native to the region they serve as personnel of United Methodist Women.
Ubuntu Journeys are unique, short-term mission service opportunities for United Methodist Women to interact with the world through mission partners. Each Ubuntu Journey connects women for a faith and mission opportunity. 2014 Ubuntu Journeys will go to Zimbabwe in February, Liberia in March, and Lithuania in May.
Living a Healthy Lifestyle
05/01/2013 Join United Methodist Women and live a healthy lifestyle!
“I Was a Stranger and You Welcomed Me” by Moira McDowall
04/29/2013 This reflection is from the World Day of Prayer Worship Service in the Republic of Ireland inspired by Matthew 25: 31-46.
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.
On Mother’s Day, Stand with Mothers in Africa
04/12/2013 Encourage your local church congregations to participate in Imagine No Malaria’s alternative giving campaign supporting women’s health and the health of their families.
Nebraskans Seek Support Against Keystone XL
04/10/2013 United Methodist Women members are invited to join Eastern Nebraskans mobilizing against Keystone XL oil pipeline for April 18 State Department hearings.
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.
United Methodist Women Members Intercept Human Trafficking
04/01/2013 Since 2010, during Super Bowl season United Methodist Women has hosted the Intercept Human Trafficking campaign to raise awareness about human trafficking and how large sporting events encourage and profit from the culture of sex and labor trafficking. In February 2013 the Super Bowl was held in New Orleans, La., and United Methodist Women members in Louisiana let the world know that human trafficking must end
Easter Reflection by Harriett Jane Olson
03/29/2013 How appropriate that one of the lectionary readings for today is Acts 10—Peter in the house of Cornelius. This event is not a retelling of the Easter story itself.
Being Bearers of Palms of Peace and Praise in the Midst of Needs and Conflicts by Julia Yoder Elmore
03/15/2013 We can wave palms of peace and praise because we have hope that the worst things are never the last things. As Jesus made his triumphal entry into Jerusalem on the day we celebrate as Palm Sunday, he knew that the week ahead would be physically, emotionally and spiritually demanding. Amid the peace and praise of those waiving their palms, the religious leaders were watching from afar, in conflict with Jesus over all he was doing.
Exploring the Intersections: Maternal Health & Domestic Violence Webinar
03/15/2013 Wednesday, April 03, 2013; 3:00 -4:00 PM Eastern.