Category Archives: Reading Program

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 (May 2015)

My soul will make its boast in the LORD; the humble will hear it and rejoice. O magnify the LORD with me, and let us exalt His name together. I sought the LORD, and He answered me, and delivered me from all my fears. … Continue reading

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How to Use This Issue (December 2014)

The term “Advent” comes from the Latin “Adventus,” meaning “arrival.” For Christians, Advent is a time of anticipation and preparation for the arrival of Christ. This year Advent begins Sunday Nov. 30 and lasts until Christmas Eve. Unlike the retail … Continue reading

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From the President (December 2014)

One my favorite places to visit whenever I’m in New York at our headquarters is the office of Brenda Thompson, United Methodist Women Reading Program specialist. Her office is a place ever growing with books—on shelves, on tables and even on the floor—as she works year-round … Continue reading

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From the Editor (December 2014)

It’s Advent, the time of year that we prepare not only to celebrate Christ’s birth but also for Christ coming anew into our hearts and our troubled world. While Christmas is a time of great joy, Advent’s more solemn observances—reading Scripture, reflecting our life … Continue reading

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How to Use This Issue (September 2014)

About mid-September in New York the sky’s blue becomes deeper, crisper. It’s a new back-to-school outfit, a call to pick apples or kick a soccer ball. It’s visible proof that the haze of summer is over. Though I’ve been out of school for many years, this particular shade of … Continue reading

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