Bright Lights (August 2018)


At 106 Marjorie Howard remains a lively source of inspiration
United Methodist Women member Marjorie Howard in Charleston, South Carolina, celebrates her 106th birthday.

Cornerstone Church women give back to the community
United Methodist Women at Cornerstone United Methodist Church in Cutler Bay, Florida, collecting and donate personal items to local medical center and school supplies to local school.

Barrington church’s rummage sale to celebrate 85 years
United Methodist Women at Barrington United Methodist Church in Barrington, Illinois, host 85th annual rummage sale fundraiser to support mission outreach.

Hall of Fame Spotlight: Teresita Santiago, Jennie Harris
United Methodist Women member Jennie Harris inducted into Delano Union School District’s Pioneer School Hall of Fame in Delano, California.

“Whale of a Sale” offers everything and maybe even the kitchen sink
Bridgeport United Methodist Women in Bridgeport, West Virginia, host successful “Whale of a Sale” fundraiser for mission.

Hurdtown UMC hosts “Back to School Giveaway”
United Methodist Women at Hurdtown United Methodist Church in Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey, host long-running school supply drive and giveaway.

Lock Haven Rotary helps backpack programs
United Methodist Women at Covenant United Methodist Church in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, receive support for their backpack program from local Rotary Club.

Homeless Walk to raise funds for three area shelters
United Methodist Women at Faith United Methodist Church in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, host 12th annual walk to support neighbors who are homeless.

Former FBI agent shares real-life stories on human trafficking
United Methodist Women at Brecksville United Methodist Church in Brecksville, Ohio,  host forum with director of local organization fighting human trafficking.

Hurricane church to host food event during citywide yard sale
United Methodist Women at Hurricane United Methodist Church in Hurricane, West Virginia, serve their famous hot dogs, barbecues, drinks, popcorn, home-baked goods and candies during Hurricane’s citywide yard sale to raise money for mission.

Shandon Methodist Women hold 13th Annual Garage Sale
United Methodist Women at Shandon United Methodist Church in Columbia, South Carolina, host 13th garage sale fundraiser to support local and national outreach.

Round Rock United Methodist Women talk fight against child trafficking
United Methodist women at First United Methodist Church of Round Rock in Round Rock, Texas, host forum on human trafficking.

Slice of Pie for Gary
United Methodist Women at Pine Bluffs United Methodist Church in Pine Bluffs, Wyoming, host pie sale fundraiser to help church member purchase a wheelchair.

About Tara Barnes

editor of response, the magazine of United Methodist Women.
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