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New Scholarships to Help Children in Rural Liberia, on umc.org
New Scholarships to Help Children in Rural Liberia, on umc.org

United Methodist Women in Liberia reaches out to rural children with a new scholarship program approved at the group’s 71st annual session in Tappita, Liberia. The scholarship are for students attending United Methodist schools in rural parts of Liberia, especially high schools students.
2/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Education and Equality: The Work of Mary McLeod Bethune
Education and Equality: The Work of Mary McLeod Bethune

Calling herself “a Methodist woman in mission,” this incredibly accomplished public servant started schools, fought segragation, founded the National Council of Negro Women and much more.
2/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

United Methodist Women Supports Church Statement on #MeToo and #Chu...
United Methodist Women Supports Church Statement on #MeToo and #ChurchToo Movements

In the wake of women telling their stories of sexual harassment and abuse, we honor those who have spoken up and those for whom it is too painful or risky to speak.
2/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Education Not Incarceration: Rejecting the Criminalization of Commu...
Education Not Incarceration: Rejecting the Criminalization of Communities of Color

This Black History Month we take another look at the vast growth of mass incarceration and criminalization of communities of color - one of our main issue priorities for the next four years. 
1/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

U.S.-Philippines United Methodist Women Strategize for Mission in Asia
U.S.-Philippines United Methodist Women Strategize for Mission in Asia

United Methodist Women of the Philippines and the U.S. strengthened their ties and strategized ways to address the needs of women, children and youth at a conference in Manilla.
1/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Church in Zimbabwe Introduces Kids to Computers, on umc.org
Church in Zimbabwe Introduces Kids to Computers, on umc.org

United Methodist Women giving enables programs introducing children to computers at an early age.
1/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

Conferences Near Goal for Congo Rape Survivors' Center, on umc.org
Conferences Near Goal for Congo Rape Survivors' Center, on umc.org

UMWomen of East Congo are working to end the stigma rape survivors endure. Thanks to the California-Pacific, Memphis and Tennessee conferences, the Mama Lynn Center for advocacy and education is close to becoming a reality! A grant from UMWomen helped fund this awareness video: youtu.be/I8Oj5RnSvu0
1/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Announcing Speakers for Assembly 2018, on umwassembly.org
Announcing Speakers for Assembly 2018, on umwassembly.org

Marian Wright Edelman, Michelle Alexander, Leymah Gbowee, Katharine Hayhoe and Hannah Adair Bonner will be featured speakers at the 19th quadrennial Assembly of United Methodist Women in Columbus, Ohio, May 18-20, 2018. The theme of Assembly is “The Power of Bold.” 
1/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

대화에 참여하십시오
대화에 참여하십시오

특별위원회 Way Forward는 2019년 총회에서 열릴 특별 회의에 보고 할 준비를 하면서, 대화에 참여해 왔습니다. 연합감리교회 여선교회인 우리도 지금부터 대화에 참여할 것입니다.
1/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

Responsively Yours: Join the Conversations
Responsively Yours: Join the Conversations

There are different viewpoints about how The United Methodist Church should treat our LGBTQ members. We will be acknowledging the existence of different viewpoints and asking: How should we treat each other within the church in the face of this conflict? 
1/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

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