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Women visit the display for United Methodist Women in the Exhibit Hall of the 2016  United Methodist General Conference in Portland, Ore. UMW Day will be observed on May 16. Photo by Paul Jeffrey, UMNS.

UMW Day: water and witness

United Methodist Women marks an upcoming anniversary on May 16 at General Conference 2016. Read More

Darlene Marquez-Caramanzana, a United Methodist deaconess, documented the experiences of the women relatives of victims of human rights violations. She presented her research in a lecture series on “Women in the Revolutionary Struggle” on May 14 at the University of the Philippines. Photo courtesy of Benny Mendoza

Filipina deaconess focuses on women confronting violence

United Methodist Darlene Marquez-Caramanzana has received an award for sharing the women's stories. She calls them her research partners. Read More

Methodist deaconess Kathryn Maurer is seen in a 1935 photograph. Courtesy of California State Library.

Kathryn Maurer: Methodist Angel Welcomed Immigrants

Meet a deaconess whose kindness and dedication to those seeking a new life made headlines in her day. View

Sara Dominguez works in child care at Dallas Bethlehem Center, including supervising this exuberant 20-month-old. Photo by Sam Hodges, UMNS

Dallas center experiences a resurrection

Closed in 2011, UMW mission institution reopens with diverse support from churches, community. Read More

Eva Gunnings est commandé comme une diaconesse Méthodiste Unie par l'évêque Bruce Ough, accompagné d'Harriett Olson (à droite), le chef de la Division des femmes, et Inelda Gonzalez, le président de femmes méthodistes Unies. Le 29 Avril la mise en service a eu lieu à Tampa, en Floride, où l'horizon 2012 Méthodiste Unie de la Conférence générale se tiendra.

Les délégués approuvent l’autonomie de l’organisation des femmes

Le 1er mai 2012, la Conférence Générale a fait de l'Organisation des Femmes Méthodistes Unies une organisation autonome au sein de l'Eglise Méthodiste Unie par un vote de 889 contre 20, Read More

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