A pre-briefing and training session will be held on June 21, 1-3PM PT (4-6PM ET), and will include a review of climate justice and energy and transportation issues, training on how to conduct a virtual Senate meeting, and time to plan your legislative visits with others in your state.
People from all states are encouraged to call their Congressional representatives at any time on June 22, 2021. You can use this link, which provides a script and will connect you directly to your elected officials.
We are looking forward to gathering together to celebrate another year as United Methodist Women in mission and ministry together, at our Annual Celebration, October 23, 2021. Our theme, “Knitted Together and Darning the Holes,” represents the challenges we have had over the last year and a half remaining in community, and our anticipation of it getting a lot easier soon.
As the pandemic eases, we are planning to hold this event as a combination in-person/remote meeting. The specific arrangements will be determined by protocols expected to be in place at the time of the meeting. The location has not yet been set. Watch your email for “Quick News” about this event.
As United Methodist Women leaders, clergy and faith leaders, please join us in signing a letter to Congress calling for a bold economic recovery and infrastructure package that addresses the climate crisis, advances climate justice, protects public health and creates family and community sustaining jobs.
As we move from COVID relief to economic recovery, this moment offers an opportunity to invest in a just energy future while addressing the injustices of the past by: Continue reading →
About ordering resources:United Methodist Women Mission Resources is moving to a new fulfillment center for better services and options. If you intend to order resources for the Mission u studies (or any other resources) from them, place your order now via phone, e-mail, fax or online. Orders received after June 11 will be shipped July 2.
Using “The Serenity Prayer” as a scaffold, Finding Peace in an Anxious World explores ways to discover peace through scriptural and spiritual disciplines so that we can be rooted in God and energized to live fully as disciples of Christ. This study is offered as a weekend event:
Youth study: Becoming Peacemakers in a Culture of Violence
Youth participants (entering grades 7-12) explore together the roots of violence, and understand that “peace,” as Martin Luther King, Jr. says, “is not merely the absence of tension but the presence of justice.” Activities include interactive Bible studies and exercises to stimulate frank discussions about current issues and proactive steps you can take to develop your capacity as a peacemaker. This study is held the same weekend as the adult study “Finding Peace in an Anxious World.”