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2016 - As I Have Loved You, Love One Another
2016 - As I Have Loved You, Love One Another

Now before the festival of the Passover, Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart from this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end.
3/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

United Methodist Women Board Meets in Nashville
United Methodist Women Board Meets in Nashville

The board of directors approved grants and scholarships, heard updates on socially responsible investments and discussed program advisory group recommendations at their March board meeting in Nashville, Tenn.
3/21/2016 11:00:00 PM

2016 Workers' Voice Tour: "Boycott Wendy's!"
2016 Workers' Voice Tour: "Boycott Wendy's!"

Nicholas Lacceeti recounts his experience joining the National Farmworker Ministry and the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in a rally March 3.
3/21/2016 11:00:00 PM

Restoring God’s Gift of Water to the Community of Flint, Michigan, ...
Restoring God’s Gift of Water to the Community of Flint, Michigan, on iccr.org

Blog post by Nichea VerVeer Guy, Chair of Finance of the United Methodist Women’s Board of Directors.
3/21/2016 11:00:00 PM

2016 -  A Legacy of Giving
2016 - A Legacy of Giving

Program Advisory Group member J. LaVon Wilson remembers how her mother, and her church, taught her to give back.
3/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Addressing Immigration Issues at GC2016
Addressing Immigration Issues at GC2016

United Methodist Women's work with JFON and a key resolution we will bring to General Conference are part of the Biblical mandate to welcome strangers.
3/17/2016 11:00:00 PM

For Such a Time as This: Racial Justice Newsletter
For Such a Time as This: Racial Justice Newsletter

It is time for us to take a look at the statistics on violence, poverty, and race in the United States and break ourselves of the illusion that the system is basically fair, that it is working pretty well, and that it usually rewards effort and merit evenhandedly to all.
3/14/2016 11:00:00 PM

Racial Justice Charter Newsletter: March 2016
Racial Justice Charter Newsletter: March 2016

About the Racial Justice Charter Support (RJCS) Team; For Such a Time as This by Vicki Busby; Voting Rights Are Racial Justice! 2016 Election Checklist: A Questionnaire for Voters; Film on Doctrine of Discovery; Q&A: Flint: What Caused It?
3/14/2016 11:00:00 PM

2016 - Lenten Reflection – The Path of Gratitude
2016 - Lenten Reflection – The Path of Gratitude

Lent is a time to reflect on all God in Christ has done for us, a time for being grateful. In this passage we can see gratitude shown in several ways, and we also see its effects.
3/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

United Methodist Women Hosts Women’s Gathering on 60th United Natio...
United Methodist Women Hosts Women’s Gathering on 60th United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60)

United Methodist Women will host delegates from U.S. and international women’s organizations for meetings and workshops that parallel the United Nation’s 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60), March 10–18, at the Church Center for the United Nations in New York City.
3/10/2016 11:00:00 PM

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