Find Your Voice

Written by Janet Schilling In the article below Janet Schilling honestly and bravely writes about her experience as a parent of a child struggling with addiction. Included in her story are entries from a journal…

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Why I Serve: We Are The Church

“WE are the church, and to me finding ways to serve others is what God really calls us to do.” United Methodist Women (UMW) is the largest denominational faith organization for women with approximately 800,000…

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Why I Serve: Knowing Someone Cares

“I kept thinking they need to know that someone cares.” United Methodist Women (UMW) is the largest denominational faith organization for women with approximately 800,000 members whose mission is fostering spiritual growth, developing leaders and…

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Becoming Whole Again

BY LINDSAY VEILLON In January of this year, I was lost. I felt very confused about where my life was headed – felt empty and purposeless. The church that I grew up in flooded back…

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Why I Serve: Broadened, Strengthened, & Invigorated

“There is nothing in my life more rewarding than helping people in need with the basics of a stable existence.” United Methodist Women (UMW) is the largest denominational faith organization for women with approximately 800,000…

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Reaching Out Across The Aisle

BY JENNIFER CARWILE As I drove from Sunday School at FUMC to eleven o’clock service at St. Mary’s Baptist Church, I nibbled on a packet of Belvita crackers–I had heard that Baptist services go for…

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