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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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How to Use This Issue

  Discovery. Innovation. Tradition. Steadfastness. These words describe innumerable ways in which United Methodist Women members work to change the world. They also speak specifically to the efforts highlighted in this month’s issue. Randie Clawson discovered United Methodist Women after … Continue reading

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Message From the President (November 2017)

Welcome the Stranger To those in search of a savior, for those looking for a church home, United Methodist Women are called to welcome the stranger not just once but until they are no longer a stranger. To steal from … 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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How To Use This Issue (October 2017)

Hardly a day goes by that we don’t hear about the various ways our environment is being threatened by pollution or global warming, both human-made conditions that we can correct. In recent decades, we’ve made tremendous progress toward cleaning up … Continue reading

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Message From the President (October 2017)

The Right to Breathe The environment is in the news a lot this year and for many different reasons. President Trump announcing his intention to pursue U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreements seemed to “start” some of these conversations. There … 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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