First United Methodist Church of Kalamazoo

212 South Park Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
(269) 381-6340


UMW Sunday

Sunday, October 20, 2019, 8:30 am - 12 pm

United Methodist Women will lead worship at both services on October 20. Special guest speaker is Ruth Zielinski, a member of our church and Clinical Associate Professor, Program Lead, U-M Midwifery Program, takes 4-5 midwifery students each February to two refugee camps in Uganda where they train and assist South Sudanese women. There they will train women as doulas—a woman typically without formal obstetric training, who is employed to provide guidance and support to a pregnant woman during labor. In the past five years over 100 women have completed the training by Ruth and her students.

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