Bright Lights (May 2018)


United Methodist Women continue tradition of Election Day luncheons
United Methodist Women at Grace United Methodist Church in Sykesville, Pennsylvania, host Election Day luncheon.

Methodist women from around the globe descend on Columbus, hoping to leave lasting impact
United Methodist Women members from around the world spend a day in service in Columbus, Ohio, as part of Assembly 2018.

Days for Girls’ Zion Welcomes Speaker
United Methodist Women at Zion United Methodist Church in Cresco, Iowa, sew cloth feminine hygiene products for women and girls in need around the world. The Zion group is officially recognized by Days for Girl International.

Wesley Thrift Shop Donations
United Methodist Women-run Wesley Thrift Shop at First United Methodist Church in Crawfordsville, Indiana, recently donated $3,200 to FISH Food Pantry, Women’s Resource Center, Family Crisis Shelter, Pam’s Promise, Meals on Wheels, Half Way Home and the Families Needing Backpacks program.

Oakland UMC serves community through Missions & Ministry sale
United Methodist Women and youth at Oakland United Methodist Church in Dempseytown,  Pennsylvania, join forces to raise money in support of mission projects.

‘Loving Blankets’ bring comfort to local children
United Methodist Women at Christ Church United Methodist in Sherrill, New York, dedicate 102 blankets to community members in need.

Quilt Show, Victorian Fair to be held in Columbiaville
Columbiaville United Methodist Women and KIND (Kids in New Direction) host 10th Annual Quilt Show and Victorian Fair at Columbiaville United Methodist Church in Columbiaville, Michigan.

Avery United Methodist Church celebrates 175 years
United Methodist Women at Avery United Methodist Church in Morgantown, West Virginia, helps church host anniversary celebration.

Fundraiser at Christ of the Hills
United Methodist Women at Christ of the Hills United Methodist Church in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, host garage and bake sale fundraiser for mission.

Gallery: United Methodist Women’s Luncheon 2018
Photo gallery from the United Methodist Women’s luncheon at United Methodist Women-supported Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Lovejoy, Rowsey leading Democrat race for House District 17
United Methodist Women member in Pea Ridge, West Virginia, on ballot for West Virginia House of Representatives.

Salad luncheon benefits missions
United Methodist Women at First United Methodist Church in Barron, Wisconsin, host annual salad luncheon to benefit women, children and youth.

Senior of the Week: Lutricia Warner
Lutricia Warner, United Methodist Women member at  Clark’s Chapel United Methodist Women in Luthersville, Georgia, honored as Senior of the Week.

April birthdays celebrated at Ralston Senior Center
United Methodist Women at Trinity United Methodist Church in Ralston, Nebraska, hold annual spring salad luncheon.

Tinlin recognized by Harsh Memorial for years of service
Ruth Ann Tinlin, president of United Methodist Women at Harsh Memorial United Methodist Church in Harlem Springs, Ohio, honored by her church.

About Tara Barnes

editor of response, the magazine of United Methodist Women.
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