Responding to the plight of migrants
United Methodist Women
As it fosters spiritual growth and develops leaders, United Methodist Women (UMW) seek to improve the lives of women, children and youth in the United States and internationally. UMW advocates on peace and justice, economic inequality, education, the rights of children, human rights and farm workers' rights. Current emphases are climate justice, maternal and child health, organization of communities of color and mass incarceration and economic inequality. UMW supports its work with a scriptural basis and adheres to the denominational mandates in The Book of Discipline and The Book of Resolutions.
Sisterhood of Grace
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Welcoming the stranger: Alma Matthews
Imagine being a woman with a child, arriving in a new country, not knowing the language, trying to navigate a complex immigration system and not knowing where to go next. This is what thousands of women faced in the late 1800s as they arrived in the new world, often alone to meet their husbands, fathers or other relatives who had travelled ahead.
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