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The stories we tell on unitedmethodistwomen.org are all related to the work of this dynamic organization of faith, hope, and love in action. Most of the articles you read below are accounts of the work made possible by Mission Giving.
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Zimbabwean Scholar Has Gratitude and Hope
Zimbabwean Scholar Has Gratitude and Hope

Patience Chapata thanks United Methodist Women for the scholarship to become an entrepreneur and make the local community and global church a better place. 
7/23/2021 12:00:00 AM

For Virginia, climate action is a matter of faith
For Virginia, climate action is a matter of faith

Learn why Karen McElfish, who is a UMW Creation Justice team member, joined over 3,400 faith leaders calling for a recovery package that creates community-sustaining jobs while caring for our climate.
7/23/2021 12:00:00 AM

Op-ed: For West Virginia, climate action is a matter of faith
Op-ed: For West Virginia, climate action is a matter of faith

"We must fulfill our moral obligation to leave a habitable world for future generations." Read the Op-ed from Elizabeth Bailes, United Methodist Women Social Action Coordinator for the West Virginia Conference.
7/16/2021 12:00:00 AM

Women in the News – the 2020 GMMP Report
Women in the News – the 2020 GMMP Report

The largest study of women’s representation in global news launches July 14.
7/14/2021 12:00:00 AM

Mother Earth Has Suffered Enough: We Need Stronger Methane Rules
Mother Earth Has Suffered Enough: We Need Stronger Methane Rules

Read the story by United Methodist Women board governance chair Daryl Junes Joe at redletterchristians.org.
7/14/2021 12:00:00 AM

Emerging Methodism: An Interview with Harriett Jane Olson
Emerging Methodism: An Interview with Harriett Jane Olson

The Rev. Kennetha Bigham-Tsai, Chief Connectional Ministries Officer for the Connectional Table, interviews Harriett Jane Olson, Chief Executive Officer of United Methodist Women. They talk about the mission work of United Methodist Women, UMW's response to COVID-19 and racism, and the work of the church moving forward.
7/9/2021 12:00:00 AM

The Why and How of Mission u
The Why and How of Mission u

Mission u has served the members of United Methodist Women and the church for the past 120 years. Learning together, the call to mission and the call to action. This is Mission u.
7/6/2021 12:00:00 AM

Taking Action for God’s Creation
Taking Action for God’s Creation

United Methodist Women members call on their legislators to enact legislation that prioritizes climate justice.
7/2/2021 12:00:00 AM

Caring for the Soul
Caring for the Soul

United Methodist Women pilots first Soul Care retreat, 
a new membership growth initiative.
7/2/2021 12:00:00 AM

Responsively Yours: Now Is the Time
Responsively Yours: Now Is the Time

God is preparing us, in the midst of this prolonged uncertainty, for faithful and fruitful work in and through the changes ahead. 
7/2/2021 12:00:00 AM

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