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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.

Summit Addresses Technology Barriers for African Women, on umc.org
Summit Addresses Technology Barriers for African Women, on umc.org

Finda Quiwa, regional missionary, and Carol Van Gorp, executive secretary for International Ministries, joined other leaders to discuss how technology policy can further the rights and interests of women in Africa, and how to close the growing gender digital divide.
10/11/2016 11:00:00 PM

Kalpona Akter, United Methodist Women Delegate to CSW-60 Receives A...
Kalpona Akter, United Methodist Women Delegate to CSW-60 Receives Award for Extraordinary Activism, on hrw.org

Founder and executive director of the Bangladesh Centre for Worker Solidarity earned Human Rights Watch's Alison Des Forges Award.
10/9/2016 11:00:00 PM

Hurricane Matthew Leaves Path of Destruction
Hurricane Matthew Leaves Path of Destruction

As Hurricane Matthew makes its way up the East Coast in the U.S., it has left terrible destruction in its wake, with Haiti especially hard hit. Learn how you can help.
10/7/2016 11:00:00 PM

Who knew?! Impressions by a First-timer at Mission u on pnwumc.org
Who knew?! Impressions by a First-timer at Mission u on pnwumc.org

"Mission u has truly been a refreshingly different take on what missions means." Justin Hanvey went to his first Mission u with questions; he writes he got "a few answers, but also more and better questions than what I came in with, and I'm thankful for that."
10/4/2016 11:00:00 PM

United Methodist Women Acknowledges Guns Factor into Domestic Violence
United Methodist Women Acknowledges Guns Factor into Domestic Violence

During the month of October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, United Methodist Women is raising consciousness of the role guns play in violence against women.
10/2/2016 11:00:00 PM

Responsively Yours: United Methodist Women Leaders
Responsively Yours: United Methodist Women Leaders

We open ourselves to be challenged and changed by what we hear. While we bring many gifts to the positions we hold and the responsibilities we carry, we don't believe that we know it all.
10/1/2016 11:00:00 PM

Las Líderes de Mujeres Metodistas Unidas
Las Líderes de Mujeres Metodistas Unidas

Nos abrimos a ser desafiadas y a cambiar según lo que oímos. Al mismo tiempo que aportamos nuestros dones a las posiciones y responsabilidades que tenemos, no creemos que lo sabemos todo.
10/1/2016 11:00:00 PM

Young Women Become Limitless
Young Women Become Limitless

More than 100 United Methodist Women members and friends from all over the New York metropolitan region flocked to the Vanderveer Park United Methodist Church in Brooklyn, New York, in spring 2016.
10/1/2016 11:00:00 PM

The Ongoing Harm  of the Doctrine of Discovery
The Ongoing Harm of the Doctrine of Discovery

In our secular society it is hard to grasp that in lands colonized by Europe (North, Central and South America, Africa, parts of Asia, Australia and New Zealand), the land-tenure system is based on a religious doctrine.
10/1/2016 11:00:00 PM

Welcoming Refugees in San Antonio
Welcoming Refugees in San Antonio

The Interfaith Welcome Coalition works closely with the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES), which provides pro bono legal assistance to refugees and migrants arriving at the U.S. border.
10/1/2016 11:00:00 PM

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