How we talk matters. “It starts with not calling us ‘girls,’” says the Rev. Melanie Lee Carey.
Liberia’s bishop Samuel Quire Jr. encourages congregations to show women ‘they are partners in everything we do.”
An 80-member team provided commentary on new edition that emphasizes women and social issues in Scripture.
The Rev. Faith Fowler, executive director of Cass Community Social Services and pastor of Cass Community UMC, will receive one of the Shining Light Regional Cooperation Awards. NIRAJ WARIKOO Detroit Free Press
The NOAH Project in downtown Detroit has been blessed with leadership by these four persons left to right: Amy Brown (Executive Director); Brandon Powell (former US2); Chelsea Spyres (former US2); Chelsea Williams (current US2). NOAH is a Global Mission Fellows Placement. ~Facebook photo/Brandon Powell. CHELSEA WILLIAMS The Book of Fellows
Megan Hill writes about a different kind of “church lady” in a blog this week’s Christianity Today.
The United Methodist Church is still on the journey to full participation of women in the life of the church. Are we there yet? Not quite.
“I get to work with women of many different faiths,” says Harriett Jane Olson, head of United Methodist Women.
A United Methodist missionary is at work in Liberia supporting community based health care.
Dr. Pierre Manya, a missionary supported by the Detroit Conference, reports on his ministry to improve family health in DR Congo. Dr. Pierre Manya Missionary, Bd of Global Ministries As a missionary doctor who coordinates health and medical services for the Central Congo Episcopal Area, I am happy to share news of our exciting