Tag Archives: Mission Giving

World Thank Offering

United Methodist Women and our foremothers have used the World Thank Offering since 1881 to give thanks to God for our blessedness and to share our love with others. As one of the five channels of giving, the World Thank … Continue reading

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From the Editor (July/August 2014)

Welcome to the “Make It Happen” 2014 Assembly issue of response! This issue recaps that United Methodist Women quadrennial mountaintop experience with a view that compels us to “keep on keeping on” in God’s mission. My first Assembly was in 1990 in Kansas … Continue reading

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How to Use This Issue (April 2014)

Women of God, like our foremothers at the tomb we are called to spread the good news! The time to mourn has ended—hallelujah! He is risen! This month’s Bible study continues last month’s study and can be presented to large or small groups. Like in March, we again attend … Continue reading

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How to Use This Issue (February 2014)

February is Black History Month in the United States. Regardless of your skin color, black history is your history. It’s American history. It’s our history. Let’s celebrate it. This month make racial justice your group’s focus by honoring the work of our black forebears and taking part in the … Continue reading

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From the Editor (February 2014)

Truthfully, I have a love-hate relationship with these biennial Mission Giving maps issues of response. After any two-year period of editing Bright Light stories about how local United Methodist Women members are serving their communities and raising funds to meet their annual Pledge to … Continue reading

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