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Celebrating Women’s History month in the UMC

The General Commission on the Status and Role of Women is celebrating Women's History Month with special resources every day of March. Read More

Women now 1 of 4 UMC clergy in U.S.

Despite a slight decline in the number of United Methodist clergy in the U.S., the percentage of women is growing. As of 2011, the most recent figures available, women were 25... Read More

Bishops share thoughts on women’s role in UMC

Some United Methodist bishops have joined the conversation as the General Commission on the Status and Role of Women continues to assess how the church is meeting its mandate for... Read More

GCSRW’s Elaine Moy captures some points during a discussion on women’s issues.

Groups explore ways of supporting women in UMC

Representatives of six organizations of The United Methodist Church gathered in Chicago Oct. 22 to discuss how they could coordinate their efforts to meet the needs of women across the denomination. ... Read More

The board of the General Commission on the Status and Role of Women met Sept. 19-21 in Chicago.

GCSRW board taking pulse of constituents

The General Commission on the Status and Role of Women is talking with women and men across The United Methodist Church to gauge the progress of its work for “full... Read More

General Commission on the Status and Role of Women adopts new look

Forty years after the launch of feminist magazine Ms, four decades after Congress sent the Equal Rights Amendment to states for ratification and 10 quadrennia after the United Methodist Church established... Read More

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UMC language guide again available online

A United Methodist guide to the language we use to describe God, first recommended for churchwide study by the 1984 General Conference, is available once again through a cooperative effort of... Read More

Bishops, chancellors learn techniques for responding to sexual misconduct complaints

A day-long seminar on responding well to sexual misconduct complaints against clergy drew more than 90 United Methodist bishops, chancellors and other conference officials who asked questions, debated church law and... Read More

Eunice Iliya, a member of the GCSRW board from Nigeria, makes a point during Levine’s presentation. Iliya recently organized the first COSROW committee in Nigeria.

Annual Conference COSROW leaders gather to learn roles, goals

About 60 leaders from Annual Conferences are gathered in Nashville to talk about the goals of the General Commission on the Status and Role of Women. Read More

Dawn Wiggins Hare

Judge named top Status and Role of Women exec

Dawn Wiggins Hare, an Alabama circuit court judge and active United Methodist, has been named the top executive of the United Methodist Commission on the Status and Role of Women. Read More