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Stories of faithfulness highlight WMU board meeting

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) – From Alaska to Maine, nearly 200 missions leaders from across the country gathered on Missionary Ridge in Birmingham for WMU’s January board meeting Jan. 6-8.

WMU leaders meet in person for the first time in three years

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) – For the first time since January 2020, the WMU board met in person for the organization’s January board meeting.

WMU report to SBC highlights Gospel conversations

ANAHEIM, Calif. (BP) – WMU President Connie Dixon and Executive Director-Treasurer Sandy Wisdom-Martin urged Gospel conversations during their report to messengers at the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting on June 14.

TRUSTEES: WMU celebrates ‘record-setting year’; updates building sale info

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) – Despite pandemic-related challenges in 2021, Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) ministries grew, and the Southern Baptist Convention auxiliary entered 2022 on strong footing, leaders heard at a meeting last month.

WMU illustrates value of children’s missions discipleship

NASHVILLE (BP) – “We have more knowledge at our fingertips than ever before, but our kids and grandkids still need us to teach them about certain things, and missions is one of those things,” said Sandy Wisdom-Martin, executive director of national WMU, as she addressed messengers and guests at the 2021 SBC Annual Meeting June 16. “When we were growing up, many of us learned about missions. It changed our worldview and our view of the world.

WMU board celebrates new initiatives, will explore sale of building

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) – Approximately 170 missions leaders – from Hawaii to Maine and everywhere in between – gathered online this year for WMU’s board meeting, Jan. 8-9.

La WMU anuncia plan de jubilación voluntaria dada la crisis financiera causada por la COVID-19

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- Como respuesta ante la bajas ventas debido a la pandemia de la COVID-19, la Unión Femenil Misionera (WMU) anunció hoy (Aug. 5) que ofrece un plan de jubilación voluntaria para su personal.

WMU announces voluntary retirement plan amid COVID financial crisis

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- In response to a decline in sales due to the COVID-19 pandemic, national Woman's Missionary Union (WMU) announced today it is offering a voluntary retirement plan to staff.

TRUSTEES: WMU celebrates global mission, sets offering goals

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- From Alaska and Hawaii to Maine and Florida, Woman's Missionary Union (WMU) board members and state leaders from across the U.S. gathered at national WMU in Birmingham for their biannual board meeting, Jan. 11–13. More than 200 were in attendance, including representatives from the International Mission Board (IMB) and North American Mission Board (NAMB) to share inspiring stories and hear updates of God at work around the world.

WMU missions discipleship highlighted to messengers

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- WMU Executive Director Sandy Wisdom-Martin welcomed the Southern Baptist Convention June 12 to Birmingham, Ala., where the national missions organization is headquartered. "This has been our home for the past 98 years, but for the entire history of our organization, we've stayed focused on our assigned task," Wisdom-Martin said. "Our mandate is making disciples of Jesus who live on mission. This is what we do."