Category Archives: From the Editor

From the Editor (February 2018)

This issue features our biannual mission maps, marking where your Mission Giving is changing lives throughout the world. Like our foremothers, United Methodist Women today knows that funding women is essential for positive change to occur. The creative community that … Continue reading

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From the Editor (January 2018)

We’ve made it to the next year, a new year, a marker that gives us an excuse to look back at our choices of the past year and make resolutions for the next. As you contemplate your resolutions I have … Continue reading

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From the Editor (December 2017)

My favorite Christmastime hymn is “O Come, O Come Emmanuel.” It sums up for me the longing and the focus of Advent: Come peace, come joy. Come God, be with us. We prepare for the birth of Christ, who brings … Continue reading

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From the Editor (November 2017)

One of my favorite words to become popular in recent years is “humblebrag.” The term describes a brag masked in humility, or boasting in a manner that seems self-deprecating. “I’m so bad at remembering to dust my Oscar,” would be … Continue reading

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From the Editor (October 2017)

Over the summer United Methodist Women announced its fundraising goal for the Legacy Fund Endowment Campaign: $60 million. It’s an ambitious goal, but why not be ambitious in our expectations for the future? The world needs more ambitious women, especially … Continue reading

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From the Editor (September 2017)

I am due this month to give birth to my second child, a baby girl. You’ll be hearing from me in this space in upcoming issues, but know that through November I’ll be caring for our newest United Methodist Women … Continue reading

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From the Editor (July/August 2017)

I was baptized United Methodist and baptized my son United Methodist. I was married in a United Methodist church and went to a college with United Methodist ties. From Sunday school to youth group to youth leader to annual conference … Continue reading

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