Why BWIM Month of Preaching is Necessary

Why BWIM Month of Preaching is Necessary

We hear it every year. “Our church already supports women in ministry!” “We have a woman preaching in our pulpit all the time, so we don’t need to participate in BWIM Month of Preaching.” For this, we say, “Amen!” We give thanks for churches that have created a...
UMC Female Clergy Underrepresented, Underpaid

UMC Female Clergy Underrepresented, Underpaid

Female clergy in the United Methodist Church (UMC) are underrepresented and underpaid, according to a report published in late October. Women comprise more than half of all UMC members, but only 31.8% of all UMC clergy were females in 2020. Of the five UMC...