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.

General Conference Day 10: Final Decisions
General Conference Day 10: Final Decisions

Many resolutions we presented were passed at General Conference and still more that we celebrate passed as well. 
5/24/2016 11:00:00 PM

World Press Freedom Day: Creating Change and Giving Voices to the I...
World Press Freedom Day: Creating Change and Giving Voices to the Invisible

Action Alert: The freedom of the press, and women’s participation in it, are often a measure of the freedom of a nation’s people.
5/19/2016 11:00:00 PM

Hearing the Plea: Safe water for all, on umc.org
Hearing the Plea: Safe water for all, on umc.org

What happens when there is no safe water supply? In some poor and marginalized communities contamination threatens everyday life.
5/16/2016 11:00:00 PM

United Methodist Women Outreach Evident at General Conference
United Methodist Women Outreach Evident at General Conference

General Conference 2016 is filled with people impacted by the 150-year mission outreach of United Methodist Women.
5/16/2016 11:00:00 PM

Deaconesses and Home Missioners Consecrated at General Conference
Deaconesses and Home Missioners Consecrated at General Conference

Twenty-six men and women were consecrated deaconesses and home missioners during worship on #umwday.
5/16/2016 11:00:00 PM

Digital Lounge Video: Tara Barnes discusses United Methodist Women ...
Digital Lounge Video: Tara Barnes discusses United Methodist Women Day on umc.org

response editor Tara Barnes discusses how UMW’s rich history and promising future centers on putting faith, hope and love into action.
5/15/2016 11:00:00 PM

Digital Lounge Video: Commissioning of Home Missioners and Deacones...
Digital Lounge Video: Commissioning of Home Missioners and Deaconesses on umc.org

Home missionary John Jessup Peterson talks about home missioners and deaconesses. The program provides an opportunity for lay people to answer God’s call into a wide-variety of mission and ministry opportunities.
5/15/2016 11:00:00 PM

United Methodist Women Day at General Conference
United Methodist Women Day at General Conference

United Methodist Women members from across the Portland area  gathered at General Conference to mark their 150th anniversary with a day of  celebration, advocacy and recommitment to mission with women, children and  youth on May 16.
5/15/2016 11:00:00 PM

The Display That Wasn’t, the Education That Was
The Display That Wasn’t, the Education That Was

United Methodist Women catches up with Cameroonian seminary scholarship recipients made “famous” at General Conference 2012.
5/12/2016 11:00:00 PM

UMW Day: water and witness, on umc.org
UMW Day: water and witness, on umc.org

United Methodist Women Day will include consecrating deaconesses and home missioners, a rally for clean water as a human right and celebration of our historical impact and the breadth of our current work.
5/12/2016 11:00:00 PM

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