Monthly Archives: December 2013

From the President (December 2013)

Good News to Share The end of the year is always a time for celebration, reflection and forward thinking. This is especially true in 2013 as United Methodist Women completes its first anniversary as the autonomous women’s mission organization of The United Methodist Church. For … Continue reading

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NEW: United Methodist Women Carbon Fund

Attending Assembly? Thinking about the carbon footprint you’ll leave getting there? When you register for Assembly 2104, consider giving to the United Methodist Women Carbon Fund! You’ll find this option on the Assembly registration page. Proceeds will finance projects that permanently … Continue reading

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response: Caring for Creation (March 2013)

Originally posted on United Methodist Women:
Caring for Creation: Deaconess and Home Missioner Ministries With the Environment by Myka Kennedy Stephens A woman sits by the pond during an Advent retreat at Turtle Rock Farm. Photo by Pat Hoerth. About…

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How to Use This Issue (December 2013)

Every month in my column “How to Use This Issue” I suggest ways readers can use that month’s issue to reflect, discuss or act based on the stories shared within. As managing editor of response, writing this column is one … Continue reading

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Climate Change and the Church

I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing. Therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live. Deuteronomy 30:19 Especially when it comes to the environment, as a society are we choosing life, or death? David … Continue reading

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From the Editor (December 2013)

“For God so loved the world. …” That’s the heart of Christmas and the wonderful “tidings of great joy” that the angels heralded at Jesus’ birth and which continue to echo around the earth. During Advent we rejoice in the unfolding of … Continue reading

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Introducing: The response blog!

Welcome to the new blog for response magazine, the official magazine of United Methodist Women (and every woman in mission)! Our goal here is to not only share stories from the magazine but to further explore topics, issues and people discussed … Continue reading

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