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Women's Report E-newsletter 2009-2011

2011

  • March - Enough food - and roses too!
  • January/February - Women Leaders; 100 years


2010

  • November/December - Good news for all the people
  • October - Peace at Home
  • September - Women's Work
  • August - Persistent Boldness
  • July - Cooperation Day?
  • June - Free for the Taking?
  • May - Far From Home
  • April - Respecting Children
  • February/March - Women of Courage
  • January - Fighting with our allies


2009

  • December - Longing, yearning, waiting...
  • November - Thanksgiving Upside-down
  • October - Modern-day Slavery
  • September - Addressing Domestic Violence
  • August - Women and inheritance
  • July - The Samaritan Woman
  • June - Father's Day
  • May - Mother's Day

 

Women's Concerns Report 1973 - 2004

  1. August 1973: Focus on role of women in the church
  2. October 1973: Focus on ordination and the minister’s wife, the role of women in the Mennonite church
  3. December 1973: Restoring wholeness, the Martha-complex
  4. February 1974: Study groups on women, the status of widows in the church
  5. April 1974: On education
  6. Summer 1974: Women, work and the church
  7. Fall 1974: Perspectives on 1974, The implications of interdependence and cooperation
  8. January – May 1975: Women’s representation on church committees; a single goes to Africa
  9. October – December 1975: How women fared at three official Mennonite conferences; reports on task force projects and seminars on women’s concerns
  10. March – April 1976: The “total woman” phenomenon; experiences as women in the working world; the politics of rape
  11. July 1976: Worship
  12. December 1976: Parenthood and childbearing
  13. February 1977: Men
  14. May 1977: Media
  15. July 1977: Language
  16. September 1977: Rape
  17. November 1977: Third World women
  18. February 1978: The auxiliary syndrome
  19. April – May 1978: Women in ministry
  20. June – July 1978: Black women and the church
  21. August – September 1978: Women and careers
  22. October – November 1978: Women and World Conference
  23. December 1978: Family violence, part 1
  24. January 1979: Family violence, part 2
  25. March – April 1979: Women and power
  26. July 1979: Native Americans
  27. August 1979: New men, new roles
  28. November – December 1979: The child
  29. January – February 1980: Women in the speaking ministry of the church
  30. March – April 1980: Returned missionary women
  31. May – June 1980: Mennonite women and depression
  32. July – August 1980: Follow up focus on Native Americans/Canadians
  33. September – October 1980: Women in leadership
  34. November – December 1980: Women in Mennonite business/industry
  35. January – February 1981: Women and militarism
  36. March – April 1981: Mentoring for and by women
  37. May – June 1981: Ministry of writing
  38. July – August 1981: Minister’s spouse
  39. September – October 1981: Discipleship motives on career choices
  40. November – December 1981: Focus on singleness and single parenting
  41. January – February 1982: Women and health
  42. March – April 1982: Language: Inclusiveness
  43. May – June 1982: Ordination
  44. July – August 1982: Sexuality and God’s Kingdom
  45. September – October 1982: Peace and the power of one woman
  46. November – December 1982: Two career marriages
  47. February 1983: Nurturing children: feminist roots – what nurtures their growth?
  48. March – April 1983: Women mystics and the devotional life
  49. May – June 1983: Women and the Word: The interpretive intrigue
  50. July – August 1983: Ten-year celebration of CWC
  51. September – October 1983: Women’s experiences in nontraditional Mennonite churches
  52. November – December 1983: Women and aging
  53. January – February 1984: Mennonite women and home mission
  54. March – April 1984: Third World women
  55. May – June 1984: Childbearing/childlessness
  56. July – August 1984: Friendship and community
  57. September – October 1984: Women and poverty
  58. November – December 1984: Women and body image
  59. January – February 1985: Black women and feminism
  60. March – April 1985: Women and the special child
  61. May – June 1985: Women’s development; A critique of existing theory
  62. July – August 1985: Mothers and daughters
  63. September – October 1985: Women and decision-making in Mennonite institutions
  64. January – February 1986: Women, pornography and violence
  65. March – April 1986: Women, men and housework
  66. May – June 1986: Divorce and the church
  67. July – August 1986: Women, choice and lifestyle
  68. September – October 1986: Women resisting injustice
  69. November – December 1986: Women and advertising
  70. January – February 1987: Sharing our stories (social roles & sexuality)
  71. March – April 1987: Women and counseling
  72. May – June 1987: Asian women doing theology
  73. July – August 1987: Widowhood
  74. September – October 1987: Wife abuse
  75. November – December 1987: Mennonite women artists
  76. January – February 1988: Our God-talk: Images, idols, metaphors & masks
  77. March – April 1988: Farm women in crisis
  78. May – June 1988 Palestinian women
  79. July – August 1988: Women as domestic help
  80. September – October 1988: Women with disabilities
  81. November – December 1988: Mennonite women leaders ‘round the world
  82. January – February 1989: Mennonite women leaders ‘round the world, part 2
  83. March – April 1989: Incest
  84. May – June 1989: Shelter, housing, homelessness
  85. July – August 1989: Cancer
  86. September – October 1989: Sex tourism and prostitution
  87. November – December 1989: Women around the world: What are their options?
  88. January – February 1990: Aging
  89. March – April 1990: Women: Bearing the cross of discipleship
  90. May – June 1990: Women of South Africa
  91. July – August 1990: Co-dependency
  92. September – October 1990: Women, environment & a throw-away society
  93. November – December 1990: Motherhood, careers and spirituality
  94. January – February 1991: Mental illness
  95. March – April 1991: Drugs and alcohol
  96. May – June 1991: The seduction of materialism
  97. July – August 1991: Literacy
  98. September – October 1991: Shopping cart power
  99. November – December 1991: The childbearing years
  100. January – February 1992: Parenting in a cross-cultural setting
  101. March – April 1992: Women and healthy sexuality
  102. May – June 1992: Women struggling in the church
  103. July – August 1992: Native women
  104. September – October 1992: Women and the international debt
  105. November – December 1992: Women Doing Theology: Conference report
  106. January – February 1993: Good news for men
  107. March – April 1993: Women and dress
  108. May – June 1993: Women in church colleges
  109. July – August 1993: 20 anniversary issue
  110. September – October 1993: Step- and single-parent families
  111. November – December 1993: Women’s groups in Central America
  112. January – February 1994: Pastoral and professional misconduct
  113. March – April 1994: Single women
  114. May – June 1994: Women in pastoral ministries
  115. July – August 1994: Women in helping professions
  116. September – October 1994: Women and CPS
  117. November – December 1994: Abortion
  118. January – February 1995: Mennonite women in business
  119. March – April 1995: First generation Mennonite women
  120. May – June 1995: Women and Islam
  121. July – August 1995: Women and theology
  122. September – October: 1995: Women and poverty
  123. November – December 1995: Friendship
  124. January – February 1996: Quiet in the Land: Conference report
  125. March – April 1996: Women and AIDS
  126. May – June 1996: Embracing change: Women in midlife
  127. July – August 1996: Women and Mennonite worship
  128. September – October 1996: Voices of young Mennonite women
  129. November – December 1996: Infertility
  130. January – February 1997: Mothers and sons
  131. March – April 1997: Women and books
  132. May – June 1997: Eating disorders
  133. July – August 1997: Hispanic Anabaptist women’s stories (Bilingual-Spanish/English)
  134. September – October 1997: Older women
  135. November – December 1997: Redefining, renaming & reclaiming symbols
  136. January – February 1998: Learning to laugh
  137. March – April 1998: Women doing peacemaking
  138. May – June 1998: Women educating children
  139. July – August 1998: Lesbians in the church: Experience & response
  140. September – October 1998: Women and spiritual direction
  141. November – December 1998: Women in ministry: Progress and backlash
  142. January – February 1999: Spirituality through the arts
  143. March – April 1999: Women and mentors
  144. May – June 1999: Women working for justice
  145. July – August 1999: Women’s journey through grief
  146. September – October 1999: Kaleidoscopes: Women juggling the fragments
  147. November – December 1999: Forgiveness: Stories of redemption & healing
  148. January – February 2000: Mennonite women in India
  149. March – April 2000: Cross-cultural counseling
  150. May – June 2000: Whatever happened to the prophetic voice?
  151. July – August 2000: Women and ritual
  152. November – December 2000: The implications of translation
  153. January – February 2001: How the Bible is vital to feminist women of faith: Responses through the years
  154. March – April 2001: Navigating the complex world of dating and mating
    1. May – June 2001: Women, war and rape
    2. July – August 2001: Image of God, image of self
  155. September – October 2001: Domestic abuse: A concern for all (Bilingual—Spanish/English)
  156. November – December 2001: Women, children and homelessness
    1. January – February 2002: Women in Zimbabwe
    2. March – April 2002: Caregiving for aging parents
    3. May – June 2002: Barriers to women in leadership
    4. July – August 2002: Women and AIDS
  157. September – October 2002: Women who have left the church
  158. November – December 2002: Anabaptist theology opposing violence against women
  159. January – February 2003: Looking Back: Women’s Concerns directors reflect
  160. March – April 2003: Abuse prevention and recovery: History of MCC’s work
  161. May – June 2003: Women in Colombia (Bilingual—Spanish/English)
    1. July – August 2003: Women’s changing roles
    2. September – October 2003: Theology and gender
    3. November – December 2003: Looking forward
  162. January – February 2004: Gifts of the Red Tent: Women creating
  163. March – April 2004: Women and immigration (Bilingual—Spanish/English)
    1. May – June 2004: Men’s changing roles
    2. July – August 2004: Women and education
    3. September – October 2004: Women pastors
  164. November – December 2004: Celebrating Report