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United Methodist women celebrate after receiving food parcels at Bwanya United Methodist Church in Zimbabwe. The early Christmas celebration was hosted by the Mukandi family, who provided lunch and gifts for 250 members from six local churches near Mutoko. Photo by Kudzai Chingwe, UM News.

Family throws surprise Christmas party for 250 women

Sharing from their abundance, the Mukandis of Bwanya United Methodist Church give clothing and food baskets to people from six congregations.
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Steve Fleming visits with daycare students Malakhai (left) and Melody at Bethlehem Centers of Nashville (Tenn.) Fleming is the center’s chief executive officer. Photo by Mike DuBose, UM News.

Helping people ‘from womb to tomb’

A ministry of United Methodist Women, Bethlehem Centers offer programs to people of all ages, from child care to senior clubs.
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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 Rev. Donna Pewo (right),  director of connectional ministries for the Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference, distributes masks, gloves, hats and blankets to the children at Petarsy United Methodist Church near Lawton, Okla. The National Network of Korean United Methodist Women connected with the OIMC to offer support during the global pandemic by providing clothing items, hand sanitizer, water bottles and 6,000 cloth masks. Photo by Ginny Underwood.

Korean, Native faithful join to fight virus

National Network of Korean United Methodist Women members share necessities, masks and $8,000, and Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference churches host vaccination clinics.

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