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Articles are listed in reverse chronological order.
Skills Training Program: Women’s Training Centers in Kissy and Kono Musu by Beatrice Fofanah
05/14/2013 Through projects funded by United Methodist Women, women can acquire skills that will empower them to find better ways of generating income.
The Tree of Life: Spring 2013 (PDF) by World Federation of Methodist and Uniting Church Women
05/07/2013 Hope for Wholeness - Summary of MGD Workshop at World Assembly
Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) of Palestine
04/29/2013 United Methodist Women supports female leadership programs and the Jalazoune refugee camp kindergarten.
Operation HOPE Goes on Ubuntu Journey
04/29/2013 It would have been unheard of some eight years ago for members of Operation HOPE to be going on an Ubuntu trip. That was a time when these HIV-positive women were struggling to survive.
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.
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.
“Were You There When They Crucified My Lord?” by Glory E. Dharmaraj
03/14/2013 Psalm 22 is a lament. Jesus, in his excruciating pain on the cross, uses the opening verse of this psalm of lament. This cry of Jesus, captured for us by the Gospel writers in Matthew 27:46 and Mark 15:34, is one of deep despair and abandonment.
Beyond the Golden Rule by Carmen F.S. Vianese
03/13/2013 Whether Christian or not, we’ve all been taught the Golden Rule: "Do to others as you would have them do to you." Jesus said it in a positive restatement of something in the Jewish oral tradition. It sounds simple, but as we all know, living it out is very difficult. Not to mention that within the Golden Rule is the focus on “you.” No matter how many lessons you learn from doing to others, they’re still your lessons, and it all still depends on your human capacity to love. And unfortunately, too often, that capacity is more like a dinner plate than a deep well, far too shallow when compared with the task at hand of living a different, loving kind of life.
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