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United Methodist Women  in the Rio Texas Conference
United Methodist Women in the Rio Texas Conference

Members from the two conferences have many things in common: support missions, love people, love justice, love action.
5/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Being a Native American Christian
Being a Native American Christian

I am a United Methodist Women member in the Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference of The United Methodist Church. My St. Paul-Talihina unit ministers to the needs of national and international women, children and youth. 
5/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

More Than a Line
More Than a Line

Twenty years ago, Esquivel lived in the United States, where her daughter was born. But she was there without papers, and one day she was caught and deported. 
5/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Es Complicado
Es Complicado

La participación en una comunidad requiere unión, conexión y relación. También requiere que la comunidad incluya espacio para reconocer necesidades diferentes, intereses diferentes y culturas diferentes, y crear espacios con bienestar y comodidad.
5/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Mary Scranton’s Mission to Educate Girls in Korea
Mary Scranton’s Mission to Educate Girls in Korea

In 1885, Mary F. Scranton became the first woman missionary sent to Korea by the Woman's Foreign Missionary Society. Ewha University, Ewha High School and the Scranton Women’s Center for Leadership Development are legacies of her work.
5/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Learning to Advocate for Maternal Health
Learning to Advocate for Maternal Health

A workshop in Washington prepares advocates to work for maternal health improvements on local and federal levels.
4/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

God Is Calling Us for This Time
God Is Calling Us for This Time

General Secretary and CEO Harriett Jane Olson addressed the United Methodist Women Program Advisory Group March 3 at Scarritt Bennett Center in Nashville, Tennessee. She shared with the group the national staff's work on strategic planning.
4/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Unthinkable Undrinkable: A Fight for Clean Water
The Unthinkable Undrinkable: A Fight for Clean Water

When four young women met at a United Methodist Women climate justice event in 2016, they decided to keep working together on the issue of clean water in America.
4/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Andris Salter Named Associate General Secretary for Administration
Andris Salter Named Associate General Secretary for Administration

"The work is both familiar and new," Ms. Salter said. "Working with United Methodist Women conference presidents and jurisdiction leadership teams is very familiar, while strategic planning is new and offers opportunities for moving United Methodist Women forward, building on 150 years of mission.
4/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Weeping and Waiting for Jesus
Weeping and Waiting for Jesus

On this Resurrection Sunday, we rejoice that Jesus overcame the grave, giving us access to the Throne of Grace.
4/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

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