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The CALL : September 2014 Edition


****Cancelled: The Cookeville District UMW Day Apart on Saturday, February 28th at Fairfield Glade UMC.  The Plateau is still dealing with ice, snow, and more snow is in the forecast.*****

Social Action Alert:

The Cumberland District UMW Social Action Coordinator, Annette Dorris, asked us to share  the following information with all of you:
A three part mini series A Path Appears investigates young women in America forced into a life of prostitution and presents information on the innovative programs that have evolved to help and empower these women.  Sex trafficking and prostitution as well as men and women being lured into domestic slavery.......these troubling situation are happening not just halfway across the world, but as the program will show, in our own backyards.

Mission U Training:

The Mission u training in St. Louis dates were wrong in our annual meeting book and should show May 14 – 17 for those of you that will be attending.

                Here is an agenda for the meeting  and also the list of Conference officers .

Events Around Our Districts

-Cumberland District local unit officer training February 21 (Hendersonville First UMW) snow date February 28: See January and February Extras for more information

-Columbia District Faith Lift and  Fellowship: February 21 2:00pm at Caney Spring UMC
                           Faith Lift and  Fellowship: February 22 2:00pm at Oak Grove UMC

-Clarksville District Spiritual Day Apart - Saturday, March 14, 2015, 9 a.m. - noon at Bethlehem UMC Clarksville, TN

In Memory of Opal Ransom:
Many, many of us in the UMW knew and loved Opal Ransom.  She touched many lives with her service.
Opal Ransom of Nashville TN, passed away on Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Opal RansomOpal was a member of Gordon Memorial United Methodist Church and was a pioneer for the TN Conference of the United Methodist Church for over 25 years.  Opal was the Chair of Commission on the Status and Role of Women (COSROW), Vice Chair of the Conference Committee on Congregational Development, the 2010 Delegate to the General and Jusrisdication Conferences, a member of the Conference Council of Connectional Ministries (CCOCM0, a member of the Spiritual Formation Academy, a Certified Lay Servant, the 2008 Laity Delegate to the General and Jurisdictional Conferneces and the the Secretary for the Nashville District United Methodist Women.


Save the Date: Next UMW Southeastern Jurisdiction Quadrennial Meeting in Charleston, SC

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Our Districts: 

-February 14 EXTRA officer training info
-January 23 EXTRA officer training registration info
-District Program CD
-Facebook page
-Misson U Scholarship

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