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The stories we tell on unitedmethodistwomen.org are all related to the work of this dynamic organization of faith, hope, and love in action. Most of the articles you read below are accounts of the work made possible by Mission Giving.
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100 Years of Service and Advocacy
100 Years of Service and Advocacy

Emma Norton Residence is a dorm-style building in St. Paul that includes single- and double-occupancy sleeping rooms and a variety of common areas. Residents receive group and individual support services. The goal is to provide them with a safe place to live and to walk alongside them on their journey to achieve stability and self-sufficiency. 
12/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Speaking Out for Justice
Speaking Out for Justice

Elizabeth Chun Hye Lee, United Methodist Women executive for economic and environmental justice, was joined by Jeanne Long, from Cincinnati, Ohio, and Daryl Junes Joe, from Shiprock, New Mexico, in speaking during a public hearing at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 
12/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Ubuntu Journey to Colombia
Ubuntu Journey to Colombia

Our Ubuntu sisters, who taught us “I am a woman; I am peace,” will always be in our hearts. 
12/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Prayers for Peace Lifting Zimbabwe, on umc.org
Prayers for Peace Lifting Zimbabwe, on umc.org

President Emmerson Mnangagwa is committed to reviving the economy. Regional Missionary Grace Musuka says, “That gives us hope for peace and national healing ...We all need to be proud to be Zimbabweans again."
12/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Mobilizing the Physically Challenged in Liberia, on umc.org
Mobilizing the Physically Challenged in Liberia, on umc.org

United Methodist Women in Liberia on Nov. 24 distributed Personal Energy Transportation devices to the physically challenged in Ganta City and other parts of Nimba County in northern Liberia.
11/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Baptism for Imprisoned Sierra Leone Women, on umc.org
Baptism for Imprisoned Sierra Leone Women, on umc.org

“We believe there is life after prison.” Regional Missionaries Finda Quiwa and Elmira Sellu work with inmates at Freetown Female Correctional Center giving them hope during incarceration and a life of purpose after release.
11/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Tax Plan: Congressional Leaders and White House Set Agenda
The Tax Plan: Congressional Leaders and White House Set Agenda

The Senate has now passed its version of a tax reform bill. While all components have not been made public, the Marco Rubio (R/FL) amendment to increase the child tax credit was not adopted. What has been revealed leaves no doubt that both the Senate and the House tax bills will hurt millions of women and children.
11/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

A Partnership Built on Fair Trade
A Partnership Built on Fair Trade

United Methodist Women is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with Global Goods Partners (GGP), a not-for-profit social enterprise that creates market access for fair trade products handcrafted by women artisans around the world. 
11/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Acts of Repentance with Native American Peoples: A Reflection
Acts of Repentance with Native American Peoples: A Reflection

As a member of the United Methodist Women Act of Repentance Working Group, I’ve learned about the offenses committed against Native Americans. With God’s help we hope to lead the way to justice for Native American peoples.
11/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Move for Mission
Move for Mission

United Methodist Women staff and conference members ran the Move for Mission 5k Run/Walk and raised $4,520 for Mission Giving! You can still support the team with a donation.
11/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

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