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United Methodist Women News: Your Generosity at Work

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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Talk to Standing Rock Tribe, on umc.org
Talk to Standing Rock Tribe, on umc.org

While United Methodists from across the U.S. have protested the Dakota Access Pipeline, Wespath, the denomination’s pension board, has engaged in its own form of advocacy.
11/21/2016 11:00:00 PM

A Post-Election Statement
A Post-Election Statement

Olson Urges Members to 'Lead With Kindness' in post-Election Statement at Leadership Development Days
11/13/2016 11:00:00 PM

Warm Hearts, Warm Beds in Wisconsin
Warm Hearts, Warm Beds in Wisconsin

United Methodist Women member Betty Stuckert helps her church put faith, hope and love into action through community service.
11/8/2016 11:00:00 PM

Food Security and Malnutrition in the United States
Food Security and Malnutrition in the United States

In the United States, hunger and poverty go hand in hand. The outcome is not only a health epidemic, but a culture of inequality.
11/7/2016 11:00:00 PM

Let's Box 'Em Up and Stack 'Em Up!
Let's Box 'Em Up and Stack 'Em Up!

In football, the phrase "stack the box" is used when the defense puts its players in a rectangular formation ("in the box") to stop the offensive team's rush in its tracks. Traffickers run a game on the vulnerable and we aim to stack the box against them, to intercept their game and to box 'em up for prosecution. 
11/6/2016 11:00:00 PM

Your Questions Answered: Responses from the Party Platforms and Con...
Your Questions Answered: Responses from the Party Platforms and Convention Speeches

This past spring, we asked what mattered to you this election. With both party conventions behind us, the questions you posed to the candidates now have answers.
11/4/2016 11:00:00 PM

Election 2016: What United Methodist Women Members Want to Know
Election 2016: What United Methodist Women Members Want to Know

Over the next four months we ask you to share critical questions that are essential to voters’ abilities to make informed electoral choices.
11/4/2016 11:00:00 PM

2016 Election Checklist: A Questionnaire for Voters
2016 Election Checklist: A Questionnaire for Voters

Use our election checklist as a tool to assess whether a candidate’s positions reflect your values.
11/4/2016 11:00:00 PM

Voters Rights Toolkit
Voters Rights Toolkit

The Voting Rights Act is in peril. Download our Voters Rights Toolkit and find out what you can do.
11/4/2016 11:00:00 PM

6 Methodist Women Who Fought for the Vote, on umc.org
6 Methodist Women Who Fought for the Vote, on umc.org

Getting to the point where all adult citizens had a voice in choosing their government took hard work, great risk and tremendous faith. Fortunately, many faithful members of Wesley’s movement, especially women, joined the struggle to expand the right to vote.
11/3/2016 11:00:00 PM

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