Providing Opportunities to Grow Spiritually
United Methodist Women provides many opportunities and resources to grow spiritually, to become more deeply rooted in Christ, and to put faith into action. These include:
Tending to Body, Heart, Mind and Earth We can learn to recognize and tend to our needs, quiet our scattered thinking, know the Divine Presence amidst the turmoil, and figure out how we can help and not be overcome by the demands, by the world’s needs.
Creating Culturally Diverse Worship
The diversity of Christian worship is as vast as the diversity of countries and cultures where Christ's followers live, serve and worship.
Creating Inclusive Congregations
We have heard that “Sunday is the most segregated hour in America,” and this is too often the case in our congregations.
Fresh Approaches to Reading the Bible
When there are contradictory interpretations of a particular story in the Bible, do we tend to read it in terms of a mere “either-or” approach, or is there a third possibility you would like to explore?
Why is it important to sing the songs of the world in our worship and devotions? How do we choose the music? How do we introduce the music to our United Methodist Women group and congregation?
Inclusive Language: God of Many Names
Because the Bible tells us that humans are created in the image of God, we have a responsibility to ensure that our descriptions and names for God reflect all of Scripture.
When a Family Member's Faith Is Not Yours: Finding Common Ground in a Theologically Diverse Society
What do you do when your daughter professes she is atheist, your spouse practices another faith or a family member has a radically different theology than your own?
Love Like You've Never Been Hurt
Unless women develop the knowledge and skills to heal and break free of the emotional hurts they have experienced in their lives, they are more likely to …
Vital Spirituality and Faithful Living: Integrated Spiritual Practices for a Healthy, Holy and Long Life
Keeping yourself healthy and whole is an act of faith and an act of caring for God's creation.