United Methodist Women News: Your Generosity at Work

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Set apart, lay people vow a life of service
Set apart, lay people vow a life of service

Ten deaconess candidates, along with one home missioner, were commissioned in the chapel of the Interchurch Center as part of the spring meeting of United Methodist Women.
4/7/2011 11:00:00 PM

Then End of One Journey Is the Beginning of Another
Then End of One Journey Is the Beginning of Another

The scripture readings for this day include both interesting and disturbing images, especially to Westerners, of literally eating the scripture, which is both sweet and sour. It conveys the idea that when we digest God's word we experience both comfort and discomfort. We are also compelled to proclaim this comfort and discomfort no matter the cost
4/6/2011 11:00:00 PM

As Our Bodies, So Our Spirits
As Our Bodies, So Our Spirits

In this season of Lent, it is a time of reflection and review of our journey of faith. What emotional and spiritual blindness has come to your life?
4/5/2011 11:00:00 PM

Take Your Blinders Off!
Take Your Blinders Off!

It was not until God opened my eyes to observe the world around me and opened my ears to listen to those with life experiences different from my own that I began to truly understand the suffering of poor people in the United States and across the globe.
4/4/2011 11:00:00 PM

Don't Just Give Up, Look In
Don't Just Give Up, Look In

This lent year instead of "giving up," let us look in. Let us replace giving up with something more befitting with deeper meaning.
4/2/2011 11:00:00 PM

Out of the Darkness Comes Greater Light
Out of the Darkness Comes Greater Light

Any journey requires a light to show us the way.
4/1/2011 11:00:00 PM

Responsively Yours: A Ministry of Reconciliation
Responsively Yours: A Ministry of Reconciliation

The Journey, United Methodist Women’s 2011 spiritual growth study, will provide us with a setting in which we can focus on what this implies and how we might appropriate some of the tools of reconciliation.
3/31/2011 11:00:00 PM

Un Ministerio de Reconciliación
Un Ministerio de Reconciliación

La palabra reconciliación expresa un mensaje importante en la Biblia y en la enseñanza cristiana. La Escritura nos dice que Dios a través de Jesucristo estaba reconciliando al mundo en su nombre –es decir, su pueblo, uno por uno... toda la creación o el cosmos como lo definían los griegos.
3/31/2011 11:00:00 PM

A Parable of ‘Talents’ for Mission in Sudan
A Parable of ‘Talents’ for Mission in Sudan

Creative ventures across Iowa raised awareness and funds for Sudan.
3/31/2011 11:00:00 PM

A People’s Cathedral in Wisconsin
A People’s Cathedral in Wisconsin

A United Methodist reports from the struggle for worker’s rights in Madison, Wisc.
3/31/2011 11:00:00 PM

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