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God Is Calling Us for This Time
God Is Calling Us for This Time

General Secretary and CEO Harriett Jane Olson addressed the United Methodist Women Program Advisory Group March 3 at Scarritt Bennett Center in Nashville, Tennessee. She shared with the group the national staff's work on strategic planning.
4/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Unthinkable Undrinkable: A Fight for Clean Water
The Unthinkable Undrinkable: A Fight for Clean Water

When four young women met at a United Methodist Women climate justice event in 2016, they decided to keep working together on the issue of clean water in America.
4/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Andris Salter Named Associate General Secretary for Administration
Andris Salter Named Associate General Secretary for Administration

"The work is both familiar and new," Ms. Salter said. "Working with United Methodist Women conference presidents and jurisdiction leadership teams is very familiar, while strategic planning is new and offers opportunities for moving United Methodist Women forward, building on 150 years of mission.
4/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Weeping and Waiting for Jesus
Weeping and Waiting for Jesus

On this Resurrection Sunday, we rejoice that Jesus overcame the grave, giving us access to the Throne of Grace.
4/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

There Is no Greater Love Than to Lay Down One’s Life for One’s Friends
There Is no Greater Love Than to Lay Down One’s Life for One’s Friends

As we immerse ourselves in another Good Friday, Jesus’ voice resounds in our hearts, calling us to be part of the salvation of others.
4/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

To Love One Another
To Love One Another

Maundy Thursday is about the commandment Jesus gave the Disciples to love one another. It is the commandment to be genuine, kind and intentional toward one another; to love others with the same kind of sacrificial love with which Jesus loves us.
4/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Community Center is a Social Services Hub for Dulac, on dailycomet.com
Community Center is a Social Services Hub for Dulac, on dailycomet.com

The Dulac Community Center serves Native Americans, the elderly and the marginalized in the Bayou Grand Caillou and southern Terrebonne Parish area of Louisiana. Dulac is a National Mission Institution.
4/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Join the Caretakers of God's Creation Conference
Join the Caretakers of God's Creation Conference

Join United Methodists on the eve of the national People's Climate March on the U.S. Capitol Mall for a Caretakers of God's Creation Conference, taking place on Friday, April 28, 2017 in Arlington, Virginia.
4/12/2017 9:20:41 AM

2017 Theressa Hoover Community Service and Global Citizenship Award...
2017 Theressa Hoover Community Service and Global Citizenship Awardees Announced

One award in the amount of $10,000 was granted to Cassandra Garcia, Kelly Schaefer, Kirsten Rumsey and Kayleigh Vickers for their project The Unthinkable Undrinkable: Exploring Clean Water and Access in the United States. A second award for $6,000 was granted to Kelsey Smith for her project Swedish Family Policy and Child Care Study.
4/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus Changing for Epworth Village, on yorknewstimes.com
Focus Changing for Epworth Village, on yorknewstimes.com

More preventative work with children and families should lead to fewer at-risk children in "the system." This shift is expected to allow Epworth to serve even more children and families.
4/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

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