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Inclusion of women in combat welcomed

United Methodist women in military service note that what ruling really does is to equalize competition for more than 200,000 jobs. Read More

Women at U.N. share real-life challenges

United Methodist delegates among those 'seeking their place at the table' to advocate as they tackle issues of violence, poverty and war. Read More

Women making history: Jalisa Ross

"Women's History Month reminds us of the women who are not yet here. Will we leave them a mess or ... a future worth fighting for?" Read More

Women making history: Meeli Tankler

"My childhood and youth memories," recalls seminary president, "are predominantly about hiding our faith and using different 'covers' to gather ... with other Christians." 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

Faith, health best medicine for Memphis

In a group mistrustful of hospitals, churches and faith groups may mean the difference between life and death. 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

Is this your mother’s UMW?

United Methodist Women expects opportunities to expand as organization charts a separate path. 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

Global women join in ‘prayerful action’

Meeting in New York, World Day of Prayer International Committee brings together 225 women from 104 countries. Read More

Remember maternal health on Mother’s Day

Mothers are vital to families and communities, but many women struggle to have healthy pregnancies and births. Read More

Fluke reacts to Limbaugh comment

Growing up in The United Methodist Church taught Sandra Fluke to speak out for others who need help. Read More

UMW reps outline rural women’s struggles

For these nine women, U.N. meeting offers chance to share experiences, learn from others. Read More

UN explores needs of rural women

United Methodists contribute to discussion between grassroots, governments on empowering women. Read More

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