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Cutting-Edge Ministries
Cutting-Edge Ministries

Deaconesses and home missioners represent the church and God’s grace in settings within and beyond The United Methodist Church.
4/16/2012 11:00:00 PM

Selena Smith
Selena Smith

Her commissioning culminates more than seven years of discernment, study and extensive training through General Board of Global Ministries of the UMC.
4/10/2012 11:00:00 PM

Profile of a Deaconess: Amanda Mountain
Profile of a Deaconess: Amanda Mountain

“Deaconesses have always been on the forefront of mutuality in ministry with the poor,” Ms. Mountain said. She gave the example of the deaconesses who worked for social reform in the late 19th and early 20th centuries by founding settlement houses.
4/1/2012 11:00:00 PM

Responsively Yours: Women and Children First
Responsively Yours: Women and Children First

Experience from economic development work around the world shows that when women are healthy and have access to employment and education, they invest in the health of the children and the community.
3/31/2012 11:00:00 PM

Mujeres, niñas y niños primero
Mujeres, niñas y niños primero

Tal vez estoy simplemente idealizando cuando recuerdo una expresión que posiblemente ya hayan escuchado en casos de evacuación: "Mujeres, niñas y niños primero”.
3/31/2012 11:00:00 PM

Adoption's Love
Adoption's Love

A woman and child union sparks hope after the 1994 Rwandan genocide.
3/31/2012 11:00:00 PM

No Longer Citizens
No Longer Citizens

Dominican Republic turns Haitian immigrants into stateless people.
3/31/2012 11:00:00 PM

Ministries of Accompaniment
Ministries of Accompaniment

Katie Dwyer traveled with families searching for loved ones along the migrant trail. Now their stories travel with her.
3/31/2012 11:00:00 PM

Ramon
Ramon

Ramon has been in and out of prison for most of his life, mostly for drug-related offenses, both using and selling. He is HIV positive, has mental health issues and has burned most of his bridges with friends or family.
3/17/2012 11:00:00 PM

It's Time to Overturn the Tables
It's Time to Overturn the Tables

As a deaconess of The United Methodist Church, this is comfortable territory for me. I do get fired up when I see families caught in the cycle of poverty or men and women living with HIV/AIDS who don’t have access to life-saving medications.
3/10/2012 11:00:00 PM

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