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women leaders

Women have always been the backbone of the church and have always been in leadership positions, even when not ecclesiastically ordained. Today many speak truth to power in the midst of conflict. Read more

Global Nature

David W. Scott of UM & Global highlights recent reports on women's representation in the church's decision-making bodies. Read more

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Women's Religious Affiliation

Pew Research Center

Women are generally more religious than men, especially in predominantly Christian countries, according to a study, "The Gender Gap in Religion Around the World," released March 22 by the Pew Research Group. Read more

Practicing Faith

UMC-related United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio, announces plans to hold its second conference on women in ministry and leadership in October. Read more

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