National Mission Institution News and Resources
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.
Interview with Yvette Richards by Leigh Rogers
09/04/2012 Ms. Richards' expresses her passion in this dialogue saying: "United Methodist Women is a difference maker, a leader for women children and youth in making an impact. We need to know how to tell our story, often and everywhere. "
Responsively Yours: Learning to Choose by Harriett Jane Olson
09/01/2012 We have choices about how we interpret what goes on in the world around us and how we respond.
Hurricane Isaac's Impact on National Mission Institutions
08/31/2012 As hurricane Isaac sweeps through the Gulf Coast, it is important to keep our sisters and brothers in our minds, hearts and prayers.
Migrant Head Start at Lessie Bates Davis: on YouTube
07/30/2012 VIDEO: The Migrant Head Start program at Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood house (East St. Louis, IL) provides a place where children learn and are nurtured. English and Spanish audio with onscreen translation.
Responsively Yours: A Peek Into the Gender Gap by Harriett Jane Olson
06/01/2012 Women in general operate with a sort of enlightened self-interest, not selflessly, but in ways that take seriously our own needs, the needs of our families, our businesses and our communities, the people and places we know best.
Q & A with Cathy Capo Stone: Remember the Children Living in Poverty by Mary Beth Coudal
05/01/2012 As adults discuss and make policy for The United Methodist Church, Ms. Cathy Capo Stone, executive director at Cornerstone Family Ministries, reminds us to not forget the impact of church work on inner-city children whom she cares for every day. Cornerstone is a United Methodist Women-related national mission institution.
Nebraska United Methodist Women Bring People Together for Immigration Seminar by Jay Godfrey
04/22/2012 The Nebraska Conference and the United Methodist Seminar Program collaborated to host representatives from National Mission Institutions, a deaconess, students from Nebraska Wesleyan and even one Lutheran as well as United Methodist Women from across the conference.
National Mission Institutions Play a Vital Role in the Women’s Division Board Meeting by Mary Beth Coudal and Hortense Tyrell
04/02/2012 Not only did the Women’s Division Board of Directors meet for one afternoon at one of the Women’s Division-related 98 national mission institutions, but the directors also approved two new institutions to join the caring connection of United Methodist-related community centers and institutions.
Ramon by Matt Morgan
03/18/2012 Ramon has been in and out of prison for most of his life, mostly for drug-related offenses, both using and selling. He is HIV positive, has mental health issues and has burned most of his bridges with friends or family.