Bright Lights (October 2016)

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Business and Professional Women Selects Honoree
Jane Swickard, local United Methodist Women president at Salem United Methodist Church in Newton, Kansas, named Woman of the Year by Newton Business and Professional Women Organization.

Walk for Homeless Held in Rehoboth
United Methodist Women at Faith United Methodist Church in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, holds its 10th Annual Walk for the Homeless.

Former Ithaca Resident Turns 100
United Methodist Women member Vera Hagemen in Ithaca, Nebraska, turns 100 years old.

Conference Aims to Raise Awareness of Human Trafficking
United Methodist Women at Broadway United Methodist Church in Bowling Green, Kentucky, partner with Phoenix Rising to host forum on human trafficking.

Tuckaleechee United Methodist Plans Fall Festival
United Methodist Women at Tuckaleechee United Methodist Church in Townsend, Tennessee, host fall festival to bring together the community and raise money for mission.

Community Angels Harvest Festival
United Methodist Women at Community United Methodist Church in Fairfield, California, host “Community Angels” Harvest Festival Saturday to support programs that help women and girls.

First Methodist Hosts Annual Book Review Event
United Methodist Women of First United Methodist Church in Muskogee, Oklahoma, host annual Book Review and Bake and Book Sale fundraiser.

Annual Holiday House Bazaar
United Methodist Women at First United Methodist Church in Gaylord, Michigan, host 58th annual Holiday House bazaar.

Bridgeport Hosts Annual Conference for United Methodist Women
West Virginia Conference United Methodist Women gather at Bridgeport United Methodist Church in Bridgeport, West Virginia.

Staying Busy and Enjoying It
United Methodist Women member June Smith, at Smiths Chapel United Methodist Church in Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee, celebrated by community.

Church Plans 61st Annual Barbecue
United Methodist Women at First United Methodist Church in Waverly, Nebraska, hosts annual barbecue to raise funds for mission.

Volunteers Lead to Rummage Sale Success
United Methodist Women at First United Methodist Church in Birmingham, Michigan, host successful rummage sale.

Supper Guarantees a Full Plate of Goodness
United Methodist Women at Menomonie United Methodist Church in Menomonie, Wisconsin, host annual Meatball Dinner and Fall Fest.

Methodist Women Set for Election Day Bazaar
United Methodist Women at First United Methodist Church in Maryville, Missouri, host election day bazaar and quilt show.

Methodist Group Holds Harvest Bazaar
United Methodist Women at Valdosta United Methodist Church in Valdosta, Georgia, hold harvest bazaar to raise funds for mission.

Hawley Memorial Women Plan Fall Bazaar
United Methodist Women at Hawley Memorial United Methodist Church in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, host bazaar to raise funds for mission.

Local Woman to Serve on United Methodist Women Board of Directors
Cynthia Rives, United Methodist Women member at Stephenville United Methodist Church in Stephenville, Texas, elected to United Methodist Women Board of Directors.

Local Woman to Serve on National Women’s Mission Agency Board
Cindy Saufferer, United Methodist Women member at Blooming Grove United Methodist Church in Morristown, Minnesota, elected to United Methodist Women Board of Directors.

Longtime St. James UMC Member Named to National Church Panel
Brenda Breeden, United Methodist Women member at St. James United Methodist Church in Abilene, Texas, named to United Methodist Women’s Program Advisory Group.

Dayton Business People in the News
Jane Benner, United Methodist Women member at Church of the Cross United Methodist in Dayton, Ohio, elected to United Methodist Women Board of Directors.

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About Tara Barnes

editor of response, the magazine of United Methodist Women.
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