The 3 E's to Midwest Success
Expansion, Elevation, Empoweration
A Brief History of the
Women's Missionary Society
of the African Methodist Episcopal Church
In1816 the African Methodist Episcopal Church was organized under the leadership of Richard Allen. The first missionary activities with the women began with the organizing of the Dorcas Society by Richard Allen in 1824. They worked together caring for the ministers who were helping to establish the A. M. E. Church.
Welcome to the official website of the Midwest Conference Women's Missionary Society.
Father of the Oldest Organized Black Church in the Free World!
Remembering Our History
* Embracing Our Culture * Remembering Our Own
“God Our Father, Christ Our Redeemer, the Holy Spirit Our Comforter, Humankind Our Family.”
Connectional WMS Initiative
"I am Woman"
Promoting Women's Economic Empowerment
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Facts about Breast Cancer in the United States
•One in eight women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime.
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women.
•Each year it is estimated that over 252,710 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,500 will die.
•Although breast cancer in men is rare, an estimated 2,470 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and approximately 460 will die each year.
•On average, every 2 minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer and 1 woman will die of breast cancer every 13 minutes.
•Over 3.3 million breast cancer survivors are alive in the United States today.
•Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women