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The 1869 Society
The 1869 Society

The 1869 Society was established to honor individuals who have designated United Methodist Women as a beneficiary of a will, trust, retirement plan or life insurance policy. 
7/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

¿Cuál Es Tu Por Qué?
¿Cuál Es Tu Por Qué?

Para mí, crecer espiritualmente también significa cultivar la lectura de la Biblia, la oración y la reflexión con otras personas indagadoras (santos, pecadores, escritores y artistas del pasado y el presente), con el esfuerzo deliberado de vivir mi fe que me lleva al servicio y a la abogacía por la justicia.
7/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Responsively Yours: What Is Your “Why”?
Responsively Yours: What Is Your “Why”?

For me, growing spiritually also means the practice of reading the Bible, prayer and reflection with other seekers and the deliberate effort to live out my faith, which takes me to both service and advocacy for justice.
7/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Our Entire Selves
Our Entire Selves

As women in church and society, we are taught (subtly or outright) that our well-being is less important than and dependent on the well-being of others.
7/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Freedom Fast for Fair Food
Freedom Fast for Fair Food

The fast was sponsored by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, whose Campaign for Fair Food led to the Fair Food Program, an agreement between the coalition and Florida Tomato Growers to ensure fair wages and safe working conditions and overseen by the Fair Foods Standards Council.
7/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Celebrating Legacy One Stitch at a Time
Celebrating Legacy One Stitch at a Time

Built into each stitch is a love for God, a desire to commemorate the work of the past and a legacy of mission that provides hope for the future—all contained within the imagery from predecessor organizations as well as all 17 Great Plains Conference districts.
7/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Kathryn Maurer: The Angel of Angel Island
Kathryn Maurer: The Angel of Angel Island

For 40 years, United Methodist Women Deaconess Kathryn Maurer welcomed and assisted immigrants arriving in America. 
7/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Supreme Court Janus Decision Hurts Unions and Working Families
Supreme Court Janus Decision Hurts Unions and Working Families

United Methodist Women laments the Supreme Court decision on Janus v. AFSCME Council 31, which threatens strong unions, the quality of public sector jobs and hurts working families.
6/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Missionaries Detained in Philippines
Missionaries Detained in Philippines

Three United Methodist missionaries are being detained in the Philippines, and your help is urgently needed to secure their release.
6/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Families Belong Together, Indefinite Detention Unacceptable
Families Belong Together, Indefinite Detention Unacceptable

UPDATED: The Administration's June 20 decision to stem the horrendous policy of separating children from their parents does not guarantee the reunification of children already taken from their families, and it offers an unacceptable alternative of indefinite family detention.
6/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

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