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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

Sisterhood of Survivors
Sisterhood of Survivors

Sandra Love, president of the Columbia District United Methodist Women and on the Killingsworth board, said she tries to help the residents as though they were members of her own family; after all, in Christ, they are. 
1/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

Walking in the Will of God
Walking in the Will of God

“God had been speaking very clearly to me. God was ready for me to do God’s work,” McCallum said. “I felt very strongly God wanted me to be a bridge between church and the world.”
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

Únete a las Conversaciones
Únete a las Conversaciones

Las diferencias de creencia y opinión acerca de cómo la Iglesia Metodista Unida debe incluir, ministrar y tratar a nuestros miembros  que son homosexuales, lesbianas, bisexuales, transgéneros o cuestionándose su género (HLBTC), han sido fuente de conflicto desde que por primera vez se incluyó el lenguaje que aborda la homosexualidad en el Libro de la Disciplina en 1972 (mil novecientos setenta y dos).
1/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

Called to Justice: Belle Harris Bennett
Called to Justice: Belle Harris Bennett

Belle Harris Bennett had a strong sense of egalitarianism and social justice. In 1892 she founded the Scarritt Bible and Training School to equip Christians for mission, in conjunction with the Woman’s Foreign Missionary Society.
1/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

United Methodist  Women 'Stands in the Red Zone' for Final National...
United Methodist Women 'Stands in the Red Zone' for Final National Human Trafficking Campaign Event

Twenty years ago, when United Methodist Women became involved in the issue, few people knew that slavery still existed in the world, not to mention the U.S. Today, human trafficking of persons for labor or the sex trade in the U.S. and abroad is a mainstream issue. Thanks to members' advocacy and awarenss campaigns, there are protectors and prosecutors in every state!
1/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

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