Category Archives: General Conference

From the Editor (September 2016)

I was baptized and raised United Methodist. I served as youth and lay delegate to annual conference and on the board of ordained ministry and conference communication commission. I’ve worked for United Methodist Women now for two General Conferences. I … 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 Editor (June 2016)

As this issue hits your mailboxes and e-readers, United Methodist Women jurisdictional gatherings have taken or are about to take place. Every four years members from the Northeastern, Southeastern, North Central, South Central and Western Jurisdictions gather to celebrate the … Continue reading

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How to Use This Issue (May 2016)

The other morning, one of my 16-year-old twin daughters walked into my bedroom as I was getting dressed. She cringed when she saw my half-dressed body and made a “blech” noise. “Hey, that’s not very nice,” I said. “I have … 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 Editor (May 2016)

As you read this, delegates from around the world are arriving or have already arrived in Portland, Oregon, for the 2016 General Conference of The United Methodist Church. I will be there, reporting on the important conference and gathering stories … Continue reading

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In Community, In Ministry

Editor’s note: The March issue of response featured the story “To Celebrate and Sanctify” by Mary Beth Coudal outlining United Methodist Women’s proposed new additions to the The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church, one on lay order  … Continue reading

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