Bright Lights (July 2014)

Mission u “Good Job, Good Job”
The West Ohio Conference hosts successful Mission u.

Fair Haven: Gardeners Share Harvest
United Methodist Women at the United Methodist Church of Red Bank in Red Bank, New Jersey, grow vegetables in a community garden and share the produce with a local hunger outreach organization.

Central Arkansas Development Council Offers Youth Summer Food Program
United Methodist Women at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Malvern, Arkansas, support a summer meal program for community children.

Anti-human-trafficking Billboards on Display
United Methodist Women members in Ohio have partnered with Abolition Ohio to sponsor highway billboard ads as part of the state’s human trafficking awareness campaign. See also “Local Group Targets Human Trafficking.”

Alabama First Lady Dianne Bentley to speak on domestic violence in Hoover
United Methodist Women at Bluff Park United Methodist Church in Hoover, Alabama, host Alabama First Lady Dianne Bentley, who will speak about domestic violence.

A Wee Little Man and a Big Insight
Jack Levison, co-author of United Methodist Women spiritual growth study How Is It With Your Soul? reflects on teaching the book at Mission u.

Downtown’s Hidden Gem: The Methodist Thrift Shop
United Methodist Women at First United Methodist Church in Napa, California, have run their United Methodist Women Thrift Shop for 22 years. Customers call it a “hidden gem” and “their favorite thrift shop.”

United Community Centers Are Coming Back in Style
United Methodist Women at Arborlawn United Methodist Church in Forth Worth, Texas, host Styles and Smiles fashion show fundraiser with national mission institution United Community Centers.

101 Years Young: Bernice Blackwell and Still Giving Back to the Community
United Methodist Women at St. Luke United Methodist Church in Hartsville, South Carolina, present a Special Mission Recognition pin to 101-year-old Bernice Blackwell, who is still actively contributes to the church and United Methodist Women.

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About Tara Barnes

editor of response, the magazine of United Methodist Women.
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