Monthly Archives: October 2015

Bright Lights (October 2015)

Vigil Remembers Domestic Violence Victims, Honors Survivors United Methodist Women from Rock Grove United Methodist Church in Salisbury, North Carolina, attend community vigil on domestic violence awareness. For the Love of Noodles and Angel Food: Berthoud Church has Annual Fair … Continue reading

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How to Use This Issue (October 2015)

I cried in church last week. The song “Here I Am, Lord” moved me. I was coming to terms with worries and sorrows—my children growing up, and my husband’s Parkinson’s Disease. I felt embarrassed crying in public, worried that my fellow worshipers would think I was weak … Continue reading

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From the President (October 2015)

Step Up Rise up; this matter is in your hands. We will support you, so take courage and do it. Ezra 10:4 (NIV) My heart breaks every time I hear a story of domestic violence. In October 2014, I participated in Take Back … Continue reading

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From the Editor (October 2015)

As September comes to a close and October begins, United Methodist Women members across the country have gathered or will soon gather together at conference annual meetings. There’s something about being in a room full of faith-filled, hope-filled, love-filled women ready to be in action. … Continue reading

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Empowering Women in Uganda

response senior correspondent the Rev. Paul Jeffrey visited Uganda earlier this year and spoke with some amazing women doing great things with United Methodist Women’s giving to A Call to Prayer and Self-Denial grant. The video accompanies the September 2015 … Continue reading

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Bright Lights (September 2015)

Methodist Church Donates 10,800 Packs of Food to Combat World Hunger Pam Hayes, president of the United Methodist Women at Nevada Methodist Church in Nevada, Missouri, organized about 75 members of the congregation to pack meals for Stop Hunger Now. … Continue reading

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