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Transforming the Transforming
Transforming the Transforming

United Methodist Women Mission u events move online 
in 2020 to help participants prepare for faithful living and find peace 
and community in the midst of a pandemic.
5/3/2021 12:00:00 AM

United Methodist Women Members Share Hopes Regarding President Bide...
United Methodist Women Members Share Hopes Regarding President Biden’s Virtual Climate Summit and Nationally Determined Contributions

Following President Joe Biden’s virtual climate summit, several members of United Methodist Women expressed their hopes for an equitable transition to renewable energy. 
4/28/2021 12:00:00 AM

Rescheduled: Faith Talks on Gun Violence Prevention and Intervention
Rescheduled: Faith Talks on Gun Violence Prevention and Intervention

The Faith Talks on gun violence have been rescheduled for Thursday, April 29, at 2:00 p.m. ET.
4/26/2021 12:00:00 AM

United Methodist Women Joins United Methodist Church Commitment to ...
United Methodist Women Joins United Methodist Church Commitment to Net-Zero Emissions by 2050

In the first net-zero commitment of its kind, United Methodist Women, along with other agencies of The United Methodist Church, today released a joint statement, “Our Climate Commitment to Net-Zero Emissions.”
4/22/2021 12:00:00 AM

Just Energy Strategy Session: Biomass and the Threat It Poses to Cl...
Just Energy Strategy Session: Biomass and the Threat It Poses to Climate Justice and Racial Justice

Join this month's session on April 21 at 3 p.m. ET to learn about the direct impact biomass facilities are having on Black communities, the specifics of biomass, and how to advance a just energy future. 
4/21/2021 12:00:00 AM

United Methodist Women Today Applauded the Guilty Verdict of Former...
United Methodist Women Today Applauded the Guilty Verdict of Former Police Officer Derek Chauvin

The nation’s largest denominational organization for women urged nationwide change in the culture of policing to keep communities safe.
4/20/2021 12:00:00 AM

United Methodist Women Reiterates the "Call to Stop Criminalizing C...
United Methodist Women Reiterates the "Call to Stop Criminalizing Communities of Color in the United States"

The killing of unarmed Daunte Wright by a Minnesota police officer during a misdemeanor traffic stop is the latest in a too-long list of extrajudicial killings of Black people.
4/16/2021 12:00:00 AM

Board of Directors Gathers for Spring 2021 Meeting
Board of Directors Gathers for Spring 2021 Meeting

The United Methodist Women Board of Directors gathered virtually for its spring 2021 meeting Saturday, March 27.
4/6/2021 12:00:00 AM

Easter: Death has been Swallowed up in Victory
Easter: Death has been Swallowed up in Victory

There is a great banquet ahead of us. Read the reflection from Harriett Jane Olson for Easter.
4/2/2021 12:00:00 AM

Good Friday: The Power of Bold - Bearing Witness
Good Friday: The Power of Bold - Bearing Witness

Is it possible that I also bury Jesus — under beautiful stone and flowers and stained glass, so lovely that I stop looking for the resurrected Christ?
3/31/2021 12:00:00 AM

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