Author Archives: Tara Barnes

About Tara Barnes

editor of response, the magazine of United Methodist Women.

Bright Lights (July 2016)

Sierra Leone News : UMC Women Break Silence on Violation of the Rights of Women and Girls United Methodist Women members in Sierra Leone take a stand for women’s rights. Blodgett Announces Candidacy Local United Methodist Women president Cari Blodgett … Continue reading

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Bright Lights (June 2017)

HAND IT ON: Beverly Hammond on Behalf of Women Making a Difference United Methodist Women member Beverly Hammond in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, recognized for her service to the community. United Methodist Women Make Donation United Methodist Women at First United … Continue reading

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From the Editor (July/August 2017)

I was baptized United Methodist and baptized my son United Methodist. I was married in a United Methodist church and went to a college with United Methodist ties. From Sunday school to youth group to youth leader to annual conference … Continue reading

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Bright Lights (May 2017)

United Methodist Women’s Ministry Hosts Annual Fundraiser United Methodist Women at Trinity United Methodist Church in Greenwood, South Carolina, offers its annual soup and salad luncheon. St. John’s United Methodist Women hosts Mother/Daughter Banquet United Methodist Women at St. John’s United … Continue reading

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From the Editor (June 2017)

The May 2017 issue of response included an article on a United Methodist Women-sponsored rally against North Carolina’s House Bill 2 in January 2017. United Methodist Women chose to stand against HB2 because it used women’s rights to privacy and … Continue reading

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Message From the Editor (May 2017)

This issue supplements the new United Methodist Women geographical study: Missionary Conferences of The United Methodist Church in the United States by J. Ann Craig. The conferences covered in the book and this issue are the Red Bird Missionary Conference, … Continue reading

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Bright Lights (April 2017)

Recovery Point Bluefield at Maximum Capacity and Seeking to Expand United Methodist Women at Trinity United Methodist Church in Bluefield, West Virginia, organize community meal in partnership with local addiction recovery organization. Women’s Weekend Includes Look at Mass Incarceration United Methodist … Continue reading

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