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Women pastors growing in numbers

But study finds “lack of support from the hierarchical system” top reason women leave pulpits for extension ministry. Read More

Timeline of Women in Methodism

Learn about some amazing women who helped shape the history of the church. Read More

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. "We're closing that gap between people outside our walls and people within." View

Women making history: Eunice Musa Iliya

"A woman is dependent on how society defines her," says Nigerian pastor. "So as I was growing up, I didn't know who I was as a woman." Read More

Women making history: Roslyn Lee

"Women's History Month is not only about history," says local pastor. "It is also about me and my identity and how I claim my identity." 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

Women’s History Month: We need each other

"Our goal ... will not happen until and unless women can strive together," says United Methodist women's leader. Read More

The Rev. Cynthia Harvey participates in a prayer service in Cote d'Ivoire in 2009.

Women making history: Cynthia Fierro Harvey

March is Women's History Month. As part of a series about women leaders, Louisiana Area bishop says we "learn about the women that have gone before us, who have blazed trails." Read More

2012: Church outreach up despite fewer funds

Despite budget cuts, program agencies say 'thanks' for the support, recall accomplishments and look ahead to 2013-16. Read More

Burton to leave women’s commission

United Methodist Commission on Status and Role of Women plans search for new top executive. Read More

Bishop Leontine Kelly dies at 92

First African-American woman bishop is remembered as a trailblazer, spiritual mother and 'a gift to The United Methodist Church.' Read More

12 lessons from 12 General Conferences

Rich Peck has seen a lot of history and worn a lot of hats in five decades attending General Conference. Read More

Wenner’s ‘stepping stones’ to bishop

German episcopal leader and new council president always felt welcome in the UMC. Read More

Restructuring proposals neglect women’s issues

'If our denomination is to be a relevant, reliable witness to the gospel, (we) must give priority to ministry &ellipsis; with and by women.' Read More

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