Bright Lights (December 2016)


At Age 80, She Sings Hymns to Seniors and Spreads Joy With Her Dog, Pickles
United Methodist Women member Judy Gross and her therapy dog visit residents at a local assisted living center every week through a ministry program with Memorial United Methodist Church in Clovis, California.

A ‘Santa Operation’: United Methodist Women Bring Christmas to Neighborhood Services Organization
United Methodist Women members from across Oklahoma help United Methodist Women-supported Neighborhood Services Organization help bring Christmas to families served by the national mission institution.

Voices of Conscience: Jo Wainright, Retired Teacher, Still Loves School
Jo Wainright, president of United Methodist Women at Harbor United Methodist Church in Wilmington, North Carolina, continues to volunteer at local elementary school.

Bank of Cheer Brings a Christmas Boost to 200 Families
Multiple United Methodist Women groups help Christmas arrive early for around 200 Eastern Shore of Virginia families with Bank of Cheer outreach.

United Methodist Women’s Christmas Tea Offers Sweet Treats and Sounds
United Methodist Women at Fort Morgan United Methodist Church in Fort Morgan, Colorado, host Christmas Tea.

How Bazaar!
United Methodist Women at Harrisburg First United Methodist Church in Harrisburg, Illinois, host 81st annual holiday bazaar.

Angel Tree Donations Needed. Poteau First United Methodist Women Help
United Methodist Women at Poteau First United Methodist Church in Poteau, Oklahoma, help LeFlore County Youth Services reach its outreach goals.

The Gift of Warmth: Volunteers From Local Church Make Blankets for Entire Elementary School
United Methodist Women at First United Methodist Church in Temple, Texas, make blankets for elementary school students.

Cookie, Candy Walk a Tasty Holiday Tradition
United Methodist Women at Memorial United Methodist Church in Farmington, Missouri, host annual cookie and candy walk.

FUMC Alternative Gift Fair Benefits Local, Global Mission
United Methodist Women at First United Methodist Church in Stephenville, Texas, host luncheon at alternative gift fair.

About Tara Barnes

editor of response, the magazine of United Methodist Women.
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