Slideshow: Women unite at 2014 Assembly

More than 7,000 United Methodist women attended the 2014 UMW Assembly in Louisville, Kentucky. Photographers Mike DuBose and Paul Jeffrey captured these highlights of the April 25-27 gathering, which offered opportunities for study, worship, fellowship and social action.

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(Clockwise, from top left) Lake Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo; the Rev. Stephen Handy leads a prayer vigil in Nashville, Tenn., for those lost to acts of racism; Jackson Chapel United Methodist Church in San Juan, Texas; volunteers from the United Methodist Committee on Relief distribute food to survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Philippines. Photos by Mike DuBose, UM News.

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Community members leave with bundles of food and sanitation supplies after a distribution at Murewa Center United Methodist Church outside Harare, Zimbabwe. United Methodist Women, The Nyadire Connection and Harare East District have joined hands to help nearly 800 families struggling with food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo by Kudzai Chingwe, UM News.

Groups help alleviate hunger in Zimbabwe

UMW, The Nyadire Connection and Harare East District combine efforts to assist vulnerable families, older adults and theology students.
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The Old Rectory in Epworth, England was built in 1709 following the "Great Fire" and was the home of John and Charles Wesley along with their parents and siblings. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Ask the UMC: Where is John Wesley's birthplace?

John Wesley was born in a small town in northeast England. His family's home still stands there. FAQ includes video tour to Epworth, England, featuring key historic places and sites from John Wesley's life.