UMW

UMW Reading List
REGULAR United Methodist Women (UMW) MEETINGS
We meet the third Sunday of the month, right after the church service.
 
We do NOT meet in January and February.
 
Faith-Hope Circle meets the second Thursday of each month at 2 p.m., at Vermillion UMC
 
PURPOSE:  The organized unit of United Methodist Women shall be a community of women whose purpose is to know God and experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ; to develop a creative supportive fellowship; and to expand concepts of mission through participation of the global ministries of the church.
 

The United Methodist Women have a great reading program.   Check out some of the great books you can read by clicking on this link:

UMW READING PROGRAM   

Education for Mission

•Angry Wind- 2007-12

•Bethlehem Besieged 2007-12

•Brothers in Hope -(C)

•Called as Partners in Christ's Service

• Create a Habitat for Humanity

•Crossing Bok Chitto  (C)

•Crusade in Jeans (Y)

•Proud To Be A Blacksheep   (C)

•End of the Spear

•Federico and the Magi's Gift (C)

•God's Golden Acre

•Iraq: A journey of Hope and Peace

•Journey To Dignity

•Let the Children Give

•Librarian of Basra (C)

•Lifting up Hope, Living out Justice

•Like Grains of Wheat

•Many Faces, One Church

•Once Upon A Time In Africa

•Playing War (C)

•Selavi: A Haitian Story of Hope

•Send Me!

• Standing Alone

•The Bhagavad Gita

•The Greatest Gift: Sister Dorothy Stang

• Hospital By the River

• The Kite Runner

•The Other Side of Truth (Y)

•The Shadow of Ghadames (Y)

•The Storyteller's Companion to the Bible

•The Year of No Rain (Y)

•They Poured Fire on Us From The Sky

•William Sheppard: Congo's African American Livingstone

•Three Cups of Tea

•Three Cups of Tea-Large Print

•Walking the Choctaw Road (Y)

 

Nurturing for Community

•Acts of Faith: the Story of an American Muslim

•Amish Grace -Bonus Book

•A Song to Sing; A life To Live

•Beginning Again

•Be Healthy, It's a Girl Thing (Y)

•Belonging

•Catching the Moon (C)

•Crisis In the Village

•Ending Violence in Teen Dating Relationship

•Faith and Fitness: Diet and Exercise for a Better World

•Fifty-two Ways to Make a Difference

•For God and Country: Patriotism Under Fire

•From Rage to Reason

•Gambling: Don't Bet On It

•Giving Good Gifts

•Grace Matters

•Here If You Need Me: A True Story

•Here IF You Need Me-Large Print

•Hurty Feelings (C)

•Ice Drift - (Y)

•I Chose To Stay

•Keeping Spiritual Balance as We Grow Old

•Mrs. Hunter's Happy Death

•Muskrat Will Be Swimming (C)

•My Time

•No Place (Y)

•Not Much, Just Chillin': Hidden Lives of Middle Schoolers

• Only One You (C)

•Poems To Dream Together (C) (B)

•Recovering the Sacred: The Power of Naming and Claiming

•See Jane Win For Girls (Y)

•Settling In -   Large Print

•Sing Me To Heaven

•Still My Grandma (C)

•Thanks To the Animals (C)

•The Blue Ribbon Day (C)

•The Graying of The Church

•The Making Of Isaac Hunt -A Novel (Y)

•The Meaning of Consuelo (Y)

•We Are All Suspects Now

•Who's Raising Your Child?

•Who Stole My Church? What To Do When the Church You Love Tries to Enter the

       21st  Century

•William Henry Is A Fine Name-A Novel (Y)

 

Social Action             

 

•A Little Piece Of Ground

•Almost Gone (C)

•Blessed are the Pacifists: The Beatitudes and the Just War Theory

•Blue Collar Jesus

•Children At War

•Confronting the Controversies: Biblical Perspectives on Tough Issues

•Cooper's Tale (C)

•Disturbing The Peace Bonus Book

•Earth Trek

•Ending Hunger Now

•Energy: Use Less - Save More

•Enrique's Journey

•Four Feet, Two Sandals (C)

•Getting In The Way

•God In The Alley

•God's Politics (Large Print) Bonus Book

•God's Politics   Bonus Book

Hard Line

•Heck: Superhero (Y)

•Journey For The Planet(C)

•Kira-Kira (Y)

•Let's Talk About Race (C)

•Madame President  (Y)

•Over It: a Teen's Guide to Getting Beyond Obsession with Food and Weight (Y)

•Peace Jam (Y)

•Race and Resistance

•Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! An Easy Household Guide

•Silent Covenants: Brown vs. Board of Education. - Bonus Book

Southern Africa In World Politics

•Stop The Next War Now

•Taught By America

•The 51% Minority: How Women Are Still Not Equal and What You Can Do About It.

 Bonus Book

•The Dispossessed

•The One-Hour Activist

•The Red Rose Box (Y)

•The Spider's Web (Y)

 

•They Take Our Jobs and 20 Other Myths About Immigration

•Troubled Water

•Uprooting Racism

•War and the Christian Conscience

•What Can One Person Do?

•What's Wrong With the Christian Right?

•When the Rivers Run Dry

•William Wilberforce: An Biography  Bonus Book

 

 Spiritual Growth

 

 

•10 Gospel Promises for Later Life -Large Print

•And We Are Changed

•Angels Among Us (C)

•A Perfect Love: Understanding John Wesley's 'A Plain Account of Christian        

          Perfection'

•Awaking the Spirit, Inspiring the Soul

•Breakfast Epiphanies        

•But Lord, I was Happy Shallow; Lessons Learned in the Deep Places

•Circles of Hope (C)

•Conversations with Kids (C)

•Does God Hear My Prayer? (C)

•Dream Birds (C)

•Eve's Choice (Y)

•Faith and Feminism 

•God Called a Girl (Y)

•God Created (C)

•Grace For the Moment -Large Print

•Holy Stuff of Life: Stories, Poems, and Prayers About Human Things

•Inner Healing for Broken Vessels: a Domestic    Violence Survival Guide

•In The Beginning: 50 Devotions For Teens On Genesis (Y)

•In The Beginning: The Story of the King James Bible

•Jesus' Parables of the Lost and Found

•Joshua in a Troubled World

•Just Wives?

•Leap of Faith -Large Print 

•Letters to a Young Doubter

•Living Bountifully

•Living Sacrifices: For Those Dying to Rise to a Life Worth Giving

•Longing to Pray

•Mama's Window (Y)

•Mathew: The Story of Mercy

•Meditations on the Psalms

•Peace in the Storm: Meditations on Chronic Pain and Illness

•PeaceWork

•Sharing Food: Christian Practices for Enjoyment

•Sing the Wondrous Love of Jesus: Women Hymn Writers and Their Songs

•The Church Enslaved

•The Gift of Change: Spiritual Guidance for a Radical New Life

•The Gift of Change: Spiritual Guidance for a Radical New Life - Large Print

•The Renewed Mind: Becoming the Person God Wants You To Be

•Walk in a Relaxed Manner

•Why? Trusting God When You Don't Understand - Large Print

•Your Inner Eve