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Deaconess/Home Missioner: Option for Ministry by Laity
Deaconess/Home Missioner: Option for Ministry by Laity

"We are all ministers ... What is your ministry?" asks Elaine Robinson. United Methodist deaconesses and home missioners are in ministry "with the homeless and with children, care for the environment, and lead nonprofits. They may be firefighters, health care workers, or educators."
8/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

A Gathering for Peace at the Women’s Peace Dialogue
A Gathering for Peace at the Women’s Peace Dialogue

Leaders from Eastern Europe and Central Asia gather for the third round of the Women’s Peace Dialogue.
8/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Protesting a ‘Culture of Silence’ in Sierra Leone, on umc.org
Protesting a ‘Culture of Silence’ in Sierra Leone, on umc.org

Regional missionary Elmira Sellu joined United Methodist Women in Freetown for a march to King Memorial United Methodist Church, where members of United Methodist Women were holding their Western District Annual Convention. 
8/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Dr. Rosetta Sherwood Hall: Medical Missionary to Korea
Dr. Rosetta Sherwood Hall: Medical Missionary to Korea

Dr. Rosetta Sherwood Hall was sent to Korea as a medical missionary in 1890. She also became an educator, and co-founded the Chosun Women’s Medical Training Institute.
8/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Consent Decrees: A Promising Pathway to Police Reform - Part One
Consent Decrees: A Promising Pathway to Police Reform - Part One

In order to see improvements in mass incarceration, racial discrimination and police brutality, police reform is essential. 
7/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Consent Decrees: A Promising Pathway to Police Reform - Part Two
Consent Decrees: A Promising Pathway to Police Reform - Part Two

Part Two of the Consent Decree Action Alert: Police Reform, Women and Police Abuse, and Families Impacted by Mass Incarceration
7/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Mission u Nurtures Covenant Relationships With God’s People and Cre...
Mission u Nurtures Covenant Relationships With God’s People and Creation, on pnwumc.org

Photos and testimony from the Pacific Northwest Conference Mission u held July 14-17, 2017.
7/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Question Time! Young People on Joy, Inspiration and Learning at Mis...
Question Time! Young People on Joy, Inspiration and Learning at Mission u, on www.pnwumc.org

Mission u is so much more than a Bible study. Participants discover new things about the subject matter but, more importantly they learn about their own passions and their roles in mission and they become closer to God.
7/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

United Methodist Women Speaks out for the Vulnerable at EPA Hearing
United Methodist Women Speaks out for the Vulnerable at EPA Hearing

Three United Methodist Women representatives testify at an EPA hearing against a postponement of regulations affecting natural gas and oil production.
7/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Filipino Deaconess: ‘Resistance is a Gift,’ on umc.org
Filipino Deaconess: ‘Resistance is a Gift,’ on umc.org

Deaconess Norma P. Dollaga is a co-founder of Rise Up for Life and for Rights, an ecumenical alliance that frames its work as "from vicitm to advocate" approach to redemption.
7/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

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