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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