United Methodist Women News: Your Generosity at Work

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. YOU make it happen.

The Poultry Project: When Opportunity Meets Preparation, Great Thin...
The Poultry Project: When Opportunity Meets Preparation, Great Things Happen!

In Mozambique, United Methodist Women’s Poultry Project helps women like Felizarda Joaquim run a successful poultry farm.
7/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Mothers, Mass Incarceration and Movement Work: A Special Webinar wi...
Mothers, Mass Incarceration and Movement Work: A Special Webinar with Tonja Honsey

Join special guest Tonja Honsey - mother, incarceration survivor, and leader of the Minnesota Prison Doula Project - for a webinar on women’s incarceration.
6/25/2020 12:00:00 AM

Bishops' Juneteenth Announcement - Dismantling Racism: Pressing on ...
Bishops' Juneteenth Announcement - Dismantling Racism: Pressing on to Freedom

Bishops of The United Methodist Church launch a multi-level effort to initiate a sustained and coordinated effort to dismantle racism and promote collective action to work toward racial justice. Learn more about this coordinated effort at UMC.org/EndRacism. Watch the video on YouTube.
6/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

Eastern Europe, South Caucasus and Central Asian Women’s Dialogue
Eastern Europe, South Caucasus and Central Asian Women’s Dialogue

More than 100 women attended a series of online webinars co-organized by United Methodist Women to share the devastating impact of COVID-19 and learn from one another about seeking peace and security during this historic time.
6/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

General Secretaries Table: Statement on Racism
General Secretaries Table: Statement on Racism

Along with leaders across the church, the General Secretaries of the boards and agencies of The United Methodist Church mark this moment as a time to recommit to urgent action to dismantle racism in the United States and in the church.
6/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

Jurisdiction Events for 2020 Have Been Canceled
Jurisdiction Events for 2020 Have Been Canceled

United Methodist Women jurisdiction events have been cancelled for 2020. Visit the jurisdiction websites for information on electronic voting and to meet your nominees for election to the United Methodist Women board of directors 2020-2024.
6/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

Everyone has a Right to Live!
Everyone has a Right to Live!

On June 20, join United Methodist Women in a virtual Poor People's assembly and moral march on Washington. 
6/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

Help Me to Walk
Help Me to Walk

With a grant from United Methodist Women, a fish farm is built in Mozambique.
6/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

Dreams Do Come True: The Story of Rosa
Dreams Do Come True: The Story of Rosa

With the help of a United Methodist Women sewing project in Mozambique, Rosa Horacio Vicente is able to find a new way to help support her family.
6/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Black Lives Matter to God and Black Lives Matter to United Methodis...
Black Lives Matter to God and Black Lives Matter to United Methodist Women

United Methodist Women continues to grieve the extrajudicial killings of Black people in America and condemns the culture of White supremacy and the racism it nurtures.
6/1/2020 12:00:00 AM