Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society. We have observed these gifts in the United States since March, 1987.

Resources to Learn More

Women’s History in the Methodist Movement

Timeline of Women in Methodism

Why Do We Celebrate Women’s History Month?

Faith Leaders to Watch

Bishop Karen Oliveto

is the leader of the United Methodist Church’s (UMC) Mountain Sky Conference. Based in Denver, Colorado, Oliveto is the first openly lesbian bishop to be elected in the UMC.

Hyepin Im

is the founder and president of Faith and Community Empowerment. The nonprofit organization empowers Korean and Asian American communities in Los Angeles and across the country.

Shantha Ready Alonso

was, until recently, the executive director of Creation Justice Ministries. Her work focused on environmental justice through a faith lens of care for God’s creation.

Rev. Jacqui Lewis, PhD,

is the senior minister of Middle Collegiate Church in New York City. Lewis is the author of the new book Fierce Love: A Bold Path to a Better Life and a Better World. She also organizes the annual Revolutionary Love Conference at Middle Collegiate Church and is a senior fellow at Auburn Seminary in New York.

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