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Pastor Jenny Smith preaches in Oct. 2012 at St. John's UMC in Anchorage, Alaska. Courtesy: St. John's UMC.

Called to Alaska: Pastor Jenny Smith

'There's a gift in the isolation.' A preacher’s kid, who found her calling as a teen, now serves in Anchorage and says the location has special blessings. View

The Rev. Tiffany Thomas preaches on Sunday at South Tryon Community United Methodist Church. The young pastor is known for her powerful sermons and high heels.

High Heels and a Mission: Rev. Tiffany Thomas

For Women’s History Month, meet a young clergywoman whose work in a church soup kitchen as a child inspired her to serve as pastor and mentor. View

Young Pastor’s Fresh Ideas: Rev. Stephanie Price

Stephanie Price encourages churches to partner with local farmers. View

UMTV: Pastor Leads Nigerian Women

One of first Nigerian female clergy, Musa Iliya helps girls be leaders, View

The Rev. Sherry Cothran Woolsey performs onstage at a reunion of her rock band, The Evinrudes, playing songs from the '90s and new works about women in the Bible. Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS.

The right rockin’ Rev. Sherry Cothran

For Women's History Month, this pastor's gone from rock music to ministry, and found role models in the Bible. Read More

Members of the congregation pray during worship at Jourdain United Methodist Church in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire.

United Methodist Women Making History

United Methodist News Service invited a number of women, lay and clergy, to talk about leadership. Read More

3 young women = UMCOR’s ‘triumvirate’

When there's a disaster, disease or famine, these three women know they'll be on the ground to help. Read More