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So Much More Than Sewing
So Much More Than Sewing

Little Ladies Sewing Circle is a a circle in which United Methodist Women members and girls in grades 3 through 6 team up and make items for a United Methodist Women mission program.
3/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

62nd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women: 2018
62nd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women: 2018

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the body of the United Nations instrumental in promoting women’s rights, documenting the reality of women’s lives throughout the world, and shaping global standards on gender equality and the empowerment of women. 
3/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

One Who Came From Heaven
One Who Came From Heaven

Our reflection for the Fourth Sunday in Lent is a poem based on John 3:14-21.
3/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

May Peace Abound: The Legacy of Georgia Harkness
May Peace Abound: The Legacy of Georgia Harkness

Georgia Harkness  was not only an accomplished poet and writer, but also a well-known pacifist, ecumenical theologian and the first woman to become a full professor at an American seminary.
3/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

The Paris Agreement: A Plan for a More Sustainable Environment
The Paris Agreement: A Plan for a More Sustainable Environment

Climate justice is a human rights issue impacting the global community, and especially women and children. Read the Action Alert and find out what you can do. 
3/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Program Advisory Group Focuses on Innovations, Economic Inequality ...
Program Advisory Group Focuses on Innovations, Economic Inequality at Spring Meeting

The recent meeting covered the causes of economic inequality, reviewed resources for understanding and discussed actions to close the alarming gap between haves and have-nots.
3/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Disrupting the Temple
Disrupting the Temple

Just like Jesus caused a disturbance at the temple in Jerusalem, today’s young people are entering temples of power, asking for stricter gun laws. This Lent season, may our prayers go to those bravely standing for what is right and just—even if it upsets the temple.
3/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Silent No More: Chisholm Speaks at UMW Legislative Advocacy Day on ...
Silent No More: Chisholm Speaks at UMW Legislative Advocacy Day on Domestic Abuse

Columbia, South Carolina — It took her 27 years to stand up and tell her story, but Karen Wright Chisholm is silent no more.
3/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Love Protecting us From Fear
Love Protecting us From Fear

Love transforms those who are interested. Love is the child of humanity, humility and divinity. Read our reflection for the Second Sunday in Lent.
2/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

United Methodist Women Mourns School Murders, Commends Students, Wa...
United Methodist Women Mourns School Murders, Commends Students, Warns Against Militarization of Schools

United Methodist Women mourns recent school murders in Florida and commends student activists, while warning against militarization of the nation's schools.
2/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

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