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 Amazing Adventures of Methodist Women in Mission
The Amazing Adventures of Methodist Women in Mission

The Power of BOLD! A compilation of comics featured in recent issues of response magazine.
5/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

Fight for SNAP
Fight for SNAP

On May 18 the House of Representatives rejected a sweeping $867 billion farm bill, which included work requirements for the food stamps program (SNAP). But House leadership may bring the bill back up as a new piece of legislation. Tell Congress you support SNAP.
5/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

United Methodist Women Leaders Join Poor People’s Campaign in D.C.
United Methodist Women Leaders Join Poor People’s Campaign in D.C.

Fifty years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference founded the first Poor People’s Campaign, a new Campaign is being launched.
5/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

The Amazing Adventures of Methodist Women in Mission: Text version
The Amazing Adventures of Methodist Women in Mission: Text version

As we celebrate the 150th anniversary of United Methodist Women, response magazine has featured comic-style illustrations of our legacy.
5/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

United Methodist Women Joins Columbus Groups in Rally for Living Wage
United Methodist Women Joins Columbus Groups in Rally for Living Wage

Nearly 2,000 United Methodist Women members in town for their quadrennial Assembly are standing alongside Columbus-area faith, labor and community organizations calling for a living wage at a rally at the Ohio Statehouse, May 17. 
5/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

United Methodist Women: Annual Conference Votes Proof of the Unfini...
United Methodist Women: Annual Conference Votes Proof of the Unfinished Business of Gender Justice

United Methodist Women laments the denomination’s failure to ratify constitutional amendments ensuring the full inclusion of women in the church. 
5/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Mai Gray: A Methodist and an Activist
Mai Gray: A Methodist and an Activist

Mai Gray, the first African-American woman to be president of United Methodist Women, was deeply dedicated both to the Methodist tradition and to fighting segregation.
5/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Vinculemos nuestros Valores y Acciones
Vinculemos nuestros Valores y Acciones

Desde dos centavos a la semana y ferviente oración en nuestros primeros días hasta la Ofrenda Mundial de Acción de Gracias y el Llamado a la Oración y el Sacrificio de hoy, hemos puesto en acción prácticas que nos recuerdan que la generosidad y el ofrendar son parte de nuestro propio desarrollo espiritual. 
5/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

Responsively Yours: Aligning Our Values and Actions
Responsively Yours: Aligning Our Values and Actions

From two cents a week and earnest prayer in our earliest days to the World Thank Offering and A Call to Prayer and Self-Denial today, we have put in place practices that remind us that generosity and giving is part of our own spiritual development.
5/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

History and Hope in Alaska
History and Hope in Alaska

People have been flocking to Alaska for centuries, and Methodist missionaries were among some of the first to arrive. At times they were paid by the U.S. government to “Christianize” Native Alaskans, the effects of which are still being felt today.
5/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

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