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8/13/2017: Lou and Mary Henson visited to Cunningham in 2007. Lou, Illinois' winningest basketball coach, took a look at the gym and said, "No child should have to play sports in this facility." A new education and recreation center will be completed in the fall of 2018 thanks to the Hensons' vision and persistence.
8/13/2017: United Methodist Women condemns the racism, anti-Semitism and bigotry that bred the violence and loss of life connected to a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
8/8/2017:  A 7-day program in the Philippines educated and empowered women leaders to fight land-grabbing, environmental destruction and human rights abuses.
8/7/2017: "We are all ministers ... What is your ministry?" asks Elaine Robinson. United Methodist deaconesses and home missioners are in ministry "with the homeless and with children, care for the environment, and lead nonprofits. They may be firefighters, health care workers, or educators."
8/3/2017: Leaders from Eastern Europe and Central Asia gather for the third round of the Women’s Peace Dialogue.
8/2/2017: Regional missionary Elmira Sellu joined United Methodist Women in Freetown for a march to King Memorial United Methodist Church, where members of United Methodist Women were holding their Western District Annual Convention. 
8/2/2017: The Reading Program encourages members to think critically about current issues through an annual selection of member-reviewed books. The topical categories are Education for Mission, Leadership Development, Nurturing for Community, Social Action and Spiritual Growth
8/1/2017: Your Gifts to Mission support the Women's Desk that coordinates these vital initiatives. Madam Sandy describes empowering women about their rights and collaborating with other women’s groups to influence policy decisions that make life better and safer for women and girls.
8/1/2017: Dr. Rosetta Sherwood Hall was sent to Korea as a medical missionary in 1890. She also became an educator, and co-founded the Chosun Women’s Medical Training Institute.
7/28/2017: In order to see improvements in mass incarceration, racial discrimination and police brutality, police reform is essential. 
7/28/2017: Part Two of the Consent Decree Action Alert: Police Reform, Women and Police Abuse, and Families Impacted by Mass Incarceration
7/26/2017: Photos and testimony from the Pacific Northwest Conference Mission u held July 14-17, 2017.
7/26/2017: Mission u is so much more than a Bible study. Participants discover new things about the subject matter but, more importantly they learn about their own passions and their roles in mission and they become closer to God.
7/13/2017: Three United Methodist Women representatives testify at an EPA hearing against a postponement of regulations affecting natural gas and oil production.
7/12/2017: Deaconess Norma P. Dollaga is a co-founder of Rise Up for Life and for Rights, an ecumenical alliance that frames its work as "from vicitm to advocate" approach to redemption.
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