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Building Hope in the Wake of War
Building Hope in the Wake of War

With help from United Methodist Women, Sri Lanka’s war widows build peace in Sri Lanka.
7/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

United Methodist Women Issues Grants to Thwart Suicide Among LGBTQ ...
United Methodist Women Issues Grants to Thwart Suicide Among LGBTQ Youth

United Methodist Women, the largest denominational, lay women of faith organization in the world, today announced it has awarded two grants for work to thwart suicide among LGBTQ youth. The organization committed to the needs of women, children and youth awarded two $50,000 grants to The Trevor Foundation and the Tyler Clementi Foundation for their work to prevent LGBTQ youth suicide.
7/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

Faith Organizations Deliver Petition to Ford Motor Company Headquar...
Faith Organizations Deliver Petition to Ford Motor Company Headquarters Urging Automaker to Support Clean Car Standards

Faith organiztions deliver a petition  to Ford Motor Company’s headquarters to denounce the automaker’s lobbying of the Trump Administration’s proposed rollback of fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions standards.
7/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

United Methodist Women Statement Demanding an End to Child Detentio...
United Methodist Women Statement Demanding an End to Child Detention and Family Separation at U.S. Border

Immigrant children are being neglected, abused and are dying on the U.S. border. This is not a partisan issue. It is an appalling and immoral humanitarian crisis created by policy choices. This mistreatment of children is a grave sin and a disgrace to our nation. This must end now.
6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

United Methodist Women Joins Poor People’s Campaign’s D.C. Congress
United Methodist Women Joins Poor People’s Campaign’s D.C. Congress

United Methodist Women joined with the Poor People's Campaign Congress as it released a “Moral Budget” for the United States during its national gathering June 16-18 at Trinity Washington University in Washington, D.C.
6/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

United Methodist Women Opposes Changes to the Chained Consumer Pric...
United Methodist Women Opposes Changes to the Chained Consumer Price Index

In a letter to the Office of Management and Budget, United Methodist Women and its related community centers raised alarms about the proposed changes to poverty thresholds.
6/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Responsively Yours: The Stories We Tell
Responsively Yours: The Stories We Tell

As we tell our stories in our 150th year, including our challenges as well as our successes helps shape our understanding as we face challenges of our own.
6/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Cakes for Children: Celebrating United Methodist Women’s 150th Anni...
Cakes for Children: Celebrating United Methodist Women’s 150th Anniversary

​United Methodist Women in Florida commemorated the organization’s 150th anniversary by making children’s birthdays sweeter.
6/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

Martha Drummer: Love in Action in Angola
Martha Drummer: Love in Action in Angola

Martha Drummer was an African-American Methodist deaconess sent as a missionary to Angola in 1906.
6/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

United Methodist Women Launches Paid Family and Medical Leave Campa...
United Methodist Women Launches Paid Family and Medical Leave Campaign in Methodist Conferences Across the Country

United Methodist Women launched a nationwide paid family and medical leave campaign as it kicked off its annual Mission u events.
5/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

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