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From the President (September 2016)

Thank You “Are you my tutor?” “Of course I will be your tutor!” That was the question and my answer while visiting the Toberman Neighborhood Center in San Pedro, California, a United Methodist Women-supported national mission institution. That visit among … Continue reading

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From the President (July/August 2016)

Full of Possibilities I can remember attending my first School of Christian Mission in Warrenburg, Missouri, hosted by Missouri West Conference United Methodist Women. I loved (and still love) learning and engaging with like-minded women whose purpose is to know … Continue reading

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From the President (June 2016)

Let’s Choose Wisely Sometimes I pinch myself to see if my wonderful experience as the national president of United Methodist Women is real. I am beyond amazed at the wonderful work we are doing for women, children and youth around … Continue reading

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From the President (May 2016)

All for One and One for All Anyone who wants to serve me must follow me, because my servants must be where I am. And God will honor anyone who serves me. —John 12:26 (NLT) Excitement is in the air … Continue reading

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From the President (April 2016)

Let’s Do Our Part And when they had eaten their fill, he told his disciples, “Gather up the leftover fragments, that nothing may be lost.” John 6:12 (ESV) One of my lines at Assembly 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky, was to … Continue reading

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From the President (March 2016)

The Greatest Gift For whoever has will be given more, and they will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what they have will be taken from them. Matthew 25:29 (NIV) As United Methodist Women members we have been … Continue reading

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From the President (February 2016)

Yes I Do Matter For the Lord is righteous, he loves justice; the upright will see his face. Psalm 11:7 (NIV) Often we see what the world wants us to see through the lens of mass media. The “truth” presented … Continue reading

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From the President (January 2016)

Learn All You Can The things you have learned and received and heard and seen in me, practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you. Philippians 4:9 (NASB) United Methodist Women members have a thirst for … Continue reading

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From the President (December 2015)

At Your Leisure I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is proclaimed throughout the world. Romans 1:8 United Methodist Women’s Reading Program is such a blessing. It helps us to be fully engaged … Continue reading

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From the President (November 2016)

A Thankful Heart! Time passes by so fast. Sometimes when I look back I think, “I should have …” or “I could have …” or “Dang it—why didn’t I do that?” I am sure you can relate. I hope United … Continue reading

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