Great Way to begin a New Year!

by | Jan 17, 2022 | UMW-Conference-Mailchimp

We may make a variety of resolutions to improve ourselves when we turn the calendar over to a new year and its opportunities for us. As United Methodist Women there could be few changes we might undertake that would enhance our lives as disciples than further participation in the program resources our organization offers.

One of the easiest is subscribing to response magazine and reading it faithfully. It can come to you in print and/or digital versions. It is published bimonthly at a cost of $24.00 a year by calling 1-800-305-9857. The goals of this magazine are to educate for mission, to interpret the Purpose of United Methodist Women, and to strengthen the organization. The January-February issue highlights both domestic and international ministries, such as the Wesley Community and Health Centers in Phoenix. Our own Carla Whitmire’s picture appears on page 25 as a longtime volunteer there.

The Reading Program is a marvelous way to increase sensitivity to all human beings—their needs, interests and concerns; to encourage critical thinking about issues facing humanity today; enhance self knowledge and act from that knowledge; and to strengthen involvement in local and global Christian mission. There are books listed on the annual Reading Program from each of five categories—Education for Mission, Leadership Development, Nurturing for Community, Social Action, and Spiritual Growth. https://www.unitedmethodistwomen.org/readingprogram

More to come as we move through 2022!
Caroline Kidd, coordinator of program resources

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