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Wage Theft
Wage Theft

Billions of dollars are stolen from U.S. workers every year.
4/30/2012 11:00:00 PM

United Methodists Celebrate and Commission 40 New Deaconesses, Home...
United Methodists Celebrate and Commission 40 New Deaconesses, Home Missioners and Missionaries

On April 29 in the evening at the Tampa Convention Center, new missionaries, deaconesses and home missioners were introduced to applause and a standing ovation.
4/29/2012 11:00:00 PM

Rest for the Weary
Rest for the Weary

This prayer ministry is open to all of the thousands of weary United Methodist delegates and guests who are looking for sanctuary from the hustle bustle of the church-wide meeting.
4/24/2012 11:00:00 PM

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Tampa Event Geared to Immigrant Detention

A rally to protest the growing private prison industry in the United States, and especially the use of such facilities to incarcerate immigrants, is set for Tampa, Fla.,  during the 2012 General Conference of The United Methodist Church. The rally theme is “Profit From Pain Is Inhumane! Dignity Not Detention.”
4/17/2012 11:00:00 PM

Cutting-Edge Ministries
Cutting-Edge Ministries

Deaconesses and home missioners represent the church and God’s grace in settings within and beyond The United Methodist Church.
4/16/2012 11:00:00 PM

Selena Smith
Selena Smith

Her commissioning culminates more than seven years of discernment, study and extensive training through General Board of Global Ministries of the UMC.
4/10/2012 11:00:00 PM

Profile of a Deaconess: Amanda Mountain
Profile of a Deaconess: Amanda Mountain

“Deaconesses have always been on the forefront of mutuality in ministry with the poor,” Ms. Mountain said. She gave the example of the deaconesses who worked for social reform in the late 19th and early 20th centuries by founding settlement houses.
4/1/2012 11:00:00 PM

Responsively Yours: Women and Children First
Responsively Yours: Women and Children First

Experience from economic development work around the world shows that when women are healthy and have access to employment and education, they invest in the health of the children and the community.
3/31/2012 11:00:00 PM

Mujeres, niñas y niños primero
Mujeres, niñas y niños primero

Tal vez estoy simplemente idealizando cuando recuerdo una expresión que posiblemente ya hayan escuchado en casos de evacuación: "Mujeres, niñas y niños primero”.
3/31/2012 11:00:00 PM

Adoption's Love
Adoption's Love

A woman and child union sparks hope after the 1994 Rwandan genocide.
3/31/2012 11:00:00 PM

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