United Methodist Women

Social Concerns
Charlotte Monaheng holds a sign protesting gender-based violence during a march organized by The United Methodist Church in the Gugulethu community in Cape Town, South Africa. Photo by Tapiwa Bopoto, UM News.

South Africans march against gender-based violence

United Methodists joined with the South Africa government’s Department of Sports, Arts and Culture to organize a march to raise awareness in their communities.
Mission and Ministry
Ratidzai Mukono (left), treasurer of United Methodist Women in Maun, Botswana, and Tsitsi Mabambe, Maun Mission Women chair, receive a certificate of appreciation recognizing the ministry’s contributions. United Methodist Women in Maun celebrated Women’s Month by donating food and toiletries worth $500 U.S. to female patients at Letsholathebe Memorial Hospital, a district facility in Botswana. Photo by Priscilla Muzerengwa, UM News.

Churchwomen put smiles on patients' faces

United Methodist women’s donations of food and toiletries enrich lives at Letsholathebe Memorial Hospital in Maun, Botswana.
General Agencies
Harriet Olson, General Secretary and CEO of United Women in Faith (formerly United Methodist Women), speaks during the 2022 United Women in Faith Assembly in Orlando, Fla., on May 22. Photo by Mike DuBose, UM News.

Women 'Turn It Up' at Assembly 2022

More than 3,000 gathered at the Orange County Convention Center and online for United Women in Faith’s Assembly 2022, held May 20-22. The event celebrating the work of the church’s women’s organization included speakers, worship and the consecration of deaconesses and home missioners.
Social Concerns
Susan Kim. Photo courtesy of the author.

Where do Korean Americans stand?

Asian Americans often confront implicit bias in questions like “Where are you really from?” Susan Sungsil Kim has crafted responses to such questions that stand up for her rights while also providing an educational opportunity to those who ask.

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