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Helping Women Find Power
Helping Women Find Power

“Every part of Asia has its own language, but what is common is the love that women have for God,” says Emma Cantor, a deaconess from the Philippines.
6/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

선교로 연대하기
선교로 연대하기

연합감리교인들은 종종 다음과 같은 말들을 합니다. 우리는 “연대 시스템”을 가지고 있습니다. 
6/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

All in for the Legacy Fund
All in for the Legacy Fund

We began back in January 2015 by talking about the wonderful legacy we have inherited from our predecessor organizations and our recognition that the plight of women, children and youth in today’s world is still dire and that the work started in 1869 by the Woman’s Foreign Missionary Society is still needed today. 
6/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Women Faith Leaders Deliver over 1,800 Letters to Chevron Headquart...
Women Faith Leaders Deliver over 1,800 Letters to Chevron Headquarters Citing Dangerous Methane Waste

A day before Chevron’s annual meeting, leaders of United Methodist Women organization delivered over 1,800 letters to the firm’s corporate headquarters calling on CEO Michael Wirth to improve the company’s performance on methane waste.
5/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Deaconesses Consecrated at Assembly 2018
Deaconesses Consecrated at Assembly 2018

“Called to Be What for God’s World?” was the theme of the deaconess consecration service at Assembly 2018 in Columbus, Ohio. Twenty-four women were consecrated for a lifetime of lay servant ministry in relationship with The United Methodist Church.
5/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Women Find the Power of Bold at Assembly 2018
Women Find the Power of Bold at Assembly 2018

More than 6,000 attendees celebrated United Methodist Women’s Assembly. The 3-day event featured notable speakers, workshops, worship, music and more. Read our wrap-up, and join us at the next Assembly May 20-22, 2022, in Orlando, Florida.
5/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

United Methodist Women Urged to Boldly Change World on umc.org
United Methodist Women Urged to Boldly Change World on umc.org

Olson, top executive of United Methodist Women, was speaking at the final session of the 2018 Assembly held May 18-20. “The Power of Bold” was the theme for gathering.
5/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

Women Act on Faith, ‘Pass Out Grace’ on umc.org
Women Act on Faith, ‘Pass Out Grace’ on umc.org

They arrived early from around the world to the 2018 United Methodist Women’s Assembly for a day of service and advocacy.
5/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

Letter: Women’s Group Sought to Clear The Air
Letter: Women’s Group Sought to Clear The Air

Thousands of Methodist women gathered in Columbus focused on ways to be good stewards of the Earth  - The Columbus Dispatch
5/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

Women Bishops Stand With United Methodist Women at Assembly 2018
Women Bishops Stand With United Methodist Women at Assembly 2018

Nine women bishops joined United Methodist Women for the closing service of Assembly in a celebration of progress and a joint commitment to the ongoing struggle for gender justice in church and society. 
5/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

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