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.

Ons Plek
Ons Plek

Ons Plek means a place for us in Afrikaans and is the only intake shelter for runaway girls in Cape Town, South Africa. Its focus on education and strengthening families enables 90 percent of the girls to return to homes better prepared to support them.
11/30/2010 11:00:00 PM

Responsively Yours: Called to Service and Advocacy
Responsively Yours: Called to Service and Advocacy

What energizes women organized for mission?
10/31/2010 11:00:00 PM

Un Asunto de Fe
Un Asunto de Fe

"El silencio ensordecedor y paralizante que rodea al abuso de la mujer y la niñez ha sido roto", afirma la Iglesia Metodista Unida en su Libro de Resoluciones de 2008. Sin embargo, el abuso sexual, físico, emocional y psicológico continúa en cada área de nuestra sociedad, sigue presente en muchas familias de todo trasfondo y condición social, económico, cultural, étnico y racial, religioso y demográfico.
10/31/2010 11:00:00 PM

The Silent Path to Foreclosure
The Silent Path to Foreclosure

United Methodist Women member Dianna Woodlon didn't even tell her family home foreclosure was on the horizon. But with the nudging of the Holy Spirit, she began to talk and learned she was not alone.
10/31/2010 11:00:00 PM

A Place to Call Home
A Place to Call Home

Mary Elizabeth Inn offers once homeless women in San Francisco safety, support and the stability of house keys.
10/31/2010 11:00:00 PM

Beyond City Limits
Beyond City Limits

Changing demographics call for needs-based services in metropolitan areas not just within city limits.
10/31/2010 11:00:00 PM

Responsively Yours: Beyond the View from Here
Responsively Yours: Beyond the View from Here

As a society, as a body, as a people of God, we need the assets of all of our children to flourish, and we need to be conscious of when our view is tinged by a "fairyland" perspective from the porch of the brick house.
9/30/2010 11:00:00 PM

¿Es esta Organización para mis Hijas, Nietas y Sobrinas?
¿Es esta Organización para mis Hijas, Nietas y Sobrinas?

Como entidad social, como pueblo de Dios, necesitamos las capacidades de todos nuestros niños y niñas para desarrollarnos y tenemos que ser conscientes que nuestros puntos de vista no estén ilustrados por un “mundo de fantasía” con una perspectiva desde el pórtico de la casa de ladrillo.
9/30/2010 11:00:00 PM

10 Facts: Do you really know the suburbs?
10 Facts: Do you really know the suburbs?

This month's issue features a story about the suburbs. These ten facts provide insight into what it really means to live in the suburbs.
9/30/2010 11:00:00 PM

Family Roots
Family Roots

Author Thomas DeWolf shares lessons from a life-changing journey into the history of his family, his country and the transatlantic slave trade in Inheriting the Trade, a 2011 United Methodist Women Reading Program book.
9/30/2010 11:00:00 PM

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