Category Archives: History

From the Editor (November 2016)

In addition to stories of the great work of and supported by United Methodist Women, the section introductions in this issue include excerpts from “Remembering the Sand Creek Massacre: A Historical Review of Methodist Involvement, Influence and Response,” a report … Continue reading

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Day of Giving

Today is United Methodist Women’s second annual Day of Giving! On this Day of Giving new gifts will make a greater impact. Every $2 in new gifts to the Legacy Fund today,  March 23, the anniversary of our founding, will be matched by $1, … 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 Editor (March 2016)

This month is Women’s History Month, and it’s also the month of United Methodist Women’s founding in March 1869. Again this year we will be celebrating our history with a nod to our future, with a Day of Giving supporting … 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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Pauli Murray: Intersectional Trailblazer

I’ve got another podcast for you, this time on Pauli Murray, an important woman not only in United Methodist Women history but U.S. history, featured in the June 2015 issue of response. This podcast, from Stuff Mom Never Told You, … Continue reading

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Remember the Legacy Fund in your year-end giving

In 2015, United Methodist Women kicked off our five-year 150th anniversary celebration with the Legacy Fund, a permanent endowment that will be the foundation for the mission outreach of future generations of women as they organize to address the needs and concerns … Continue reading

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