April Bright Lights

Moore Community House celebrates 90 years
Moore Community House, a United Methodist Women supported national mission institution in Biloxi, Miss., celebrates its 90th anniversary with a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new women’s center.

Local United Methodist Women president attends Ubuntu Journey to Liberia President of United Methodist Women at Wagarville United Methodist Church in Gladwin, Mich., traveled to Liberia on a United Methodist Women Ubuntu Journey.

United Methodist Women in New Jersey raise awareness for human trafficking
United Methodist Women at Bridgewater United Methodist Church in Bridgewater, N.J., gathered for a breakfast, communion and to hear from two women who are experts on fighting human trafficking in New Jersey.

Michigan United Methodist Women donate books to children’s hospital
Nonprofit Charlotte’s Wings, dedicated to providing books to children’s hospitals, visited United Methodist Women at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., to talk about the organization and collect donated books.

United Methodist Women in Iowa donate pillows to hospital
Abben Cancer Center of Spencer Hospital accepted a delivery of port-pillows handmade by the United Methodist Women at Gillett Grove United Methodist Church in Gillett Grove, Iowa. 

Kansas United Methodist Women host a spring banquet
About 45 women from the Burden, Kan., area attend the annual Burden United Methodist Women’s spring banquet with speaker for the evening was Karen Dunlap, Wichita East District United Methodist Women vice president.

United Methodist Women in Iowa host teen fair
United Methodist Women in Nichols, Iowa, to offer a community event designed to help build self-esteem in youth, and make them aware of things to do and see in their community.

United Methodist Women offer centennial celebration luncheon in South Carolina
United Methodist Women in Clinton, S.C., host a luncheon to celebrate the dedication of the historical marker honoring Broad Street United Methodist Church.

Upper New York United Methodist Women to offer spring boutique
United Methodist Women in Broadalbin, N.Y., offer a spring boutique featuring affordable new and used clothing items for men and women.

102-year-old United Methodist Women member dedicates her life to the church
Olive Watson, who turns 103 in August, has been a dedicated member of her church for 80 years and has served as president of United Methodist Women.

About Tara Barnes

editor of response, the magazine of United Methodist Women.
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