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Responsively Yours: Resources and Activism Needed
Responsively Yours: Resources and Activism Needed

As Leymah Gbowee traveled in the United States, she came to know that there is plenty of poverty in this country. Ms. Gbowee’s observation was: “It seems to me that in Africa we have activism, but we lack resources, while in the United States, you have resources but lack activism.”
4/30/2012 11:00:00 PM

Se Necesitan Recursos y Activismo
Se Necesitan Recursos y Activismo

Las Mujeres Metodistas Unidas celebraron cuando Leymah Gbowee junto con otras tres mujeres fueron galardonadas con el Premio Nobel de la Paz de 2011.
4/30/2012 11:00:00 PM

From Cuba, By Faith
From Cuba, By Faith

Nelida Mora-Morales wanted to serve. She became a teacher in central Cuba and the Woman’s Society district president. Then she came to United States as a refugee.
4/30/2012 11:00:00 PM

The Global Land Grab
The Global Land Grab

Around the world impoverished peoples are fighting a foreign rush for wealth and control that threatens to strip them of land, food and water.
4/30/2012 11:00:00 PM

Wage Theft
Wage Theft

Billions of dollars are stolen from U.S. workers every year.
4/30/2012 11:00:00 PM

United Methodists Celebrate and Commission 40 New Deaconesses, Home...
United Methodists Celebrate and Commission 40 New Deaconesses, Home Missioners and Missionaries

On April 29 in the evening at the Tampa Convention Center, new missionaries, deaconesses and home missioners were introduced to applause and a standing ovation.
4/29/2012 11:00:00 PM

Rest for the Weary
Rest for the Weary

This prayer ministry is open to all of the thousands of weary United Methodist delegates and guests who are looking for sanctuary from the hustle bustle of the church-wide meeting.
4/24/2012 11:00:00 PM

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Tampa Event Geared to Immigrant Detention

A rally to protest the growing private prison industry in the United States, and especially the use of such facilities to incarcerate immigrants, is set for Tampa, Fla.,  during the 2012 General Conference of The United Methodist Church. The rally theme is “Profit From Pain Is Inhumane! Dignity Not Detention.”
4/17/2012 11:00:00 PM

Cutting-Edge Ministries
Cutting-Edge Ministries

Deaconesses and home missioners represent the church and God’s grace in settings within and beyond The United Methodist Church.
4/16/2012 11:00:00 PM

Selena Smith
Selena Smith

Her commissioning culminates more than seven years of discernment, study and extensive training through General Board of Global Ministries of the UMC.
4/10/2012 11:00:00 PM

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