Author Archives: Shannon

From the President (May 2018)

Matching Passions with Resources We are inviting you to invest yourself through the resources that God has given you—your energy, your prayers and your money—in this work to which God has called us. —Henry Nouwin, A Spirituality of Fundraising I … Continue reading

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From the President (April 2018)

Feed Your Soul “I don’t want to bother you; you must be so busy.” I hear this a lot. I struggle with this, because I am no different from anyone else. I am no busier than any other woman my … Continue reading

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From the President (March 2018)

Making an Imprint Your life is about the imprint that you’re making. Use your voice. Be vocal. Women fought for us for years, and years, and years, so that we would have the rights that we do. Not using your … Continue reading

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From the President (February 2018)

I love geography. I love maps and investigating where I am going and figuring out the best way to get there. This is one of my favorite editions of response, with the maps of where the work is happening. You … Continue reading

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From the President (January 2018)

“The most dangerous phrase in the language is ‘we’ve always done it this way.’” —Grace Hopper I love this quote. As we welcome 2018, look back at the past year. Is there anything you need or want to change to … Continue reading

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From the President (December 2017)

Be in the Waiting Waiting for Christ is not waiting in vain. Each year, Christians get a chance to start again. We are blessed with time to prepare our hearts and minds for the coming Messiah, who will be a … Continue reading

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Message From the President (November 2017)

Welcome the Stranger To those in search of a savior, for those looking for a church home, United Methodist Women are called to welcome the stranger not just once but until they are no longer a stranger. To steal from … Continue reading

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