Fifty faithful souls gathered for the 2016 Annual Meeting last weekend. According to comments by some participants, a good time was had by all ! As reports and photos are made available, we will add them. Watch this space!
Joan Reppert, Communications, Upper NY UMW – 9/19/16
“We had a great meeting this weekend at the Upper New York United Methodist Women’s Annual meeting at Central United Methodist Church, Endicott, NY.
Nancy Conklin on Facebook – 9/19/16
Tara Barnes, Editor of Response magazine (left); Ilah Sisson Walser, President of Upper New York Conference United Methodist Women (right). (Photo, Nancy Conklin)
Installation of 2017 Conference Officers
(from left) Ilah Sisson Walser, Kelly Crane, Tracy Jackson Adams, Ellen Klock, Brooke Conklin, Nancy Hirst, Shirley Drake Byers, Tammy Nist
( Photo, Sharon Clairmont)
The Albany District contingent! (Photo, Sharon Clairmont)
CENTRAL ENDICOTT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
17 NANTICOKE AVE. (RTE 17C)
September 16-17, 2016
“Have You Heard of Environmental Justice? Now, what?”
Friday, Sept. 16
4:00 pm – Registration
6:00 pm – dinner
7:00-9:00 pm – Program & Officer Update
Saturday, Sept. 17
9:00 am Registration
9:45 Opening Worship
1 day (Friday or Saturday) $15.00
(includes dinner on Friday OR lunch on Saturday)
Both days – $25.00 (includes dinner on Friday and lunch on Saturday)
Collecting pill bottles and items for flood buckets.
See flyer for Registration Form
editor, Response magazine
Tara Barnes is editor of response magazine, the official magazine of United Methodist Women. Raised in the former Wyoming Annual Conference (now Upper New York), she is a lifelong United Methodist, having served in such various roles as youth leader, lay delegate to annual conference, and member of the conference Communications Commission, young adult ministry and Board of Ordained Ministry. She worked as an editor for The Haworth Press for five years before moving to New York City, where she met then-editor of response, Barbara Wheeler, at church, who told of her of an open editorial position at United Methodist Women. A perfect melding of professional expertise with faith-motivated call to justice, Ms. Barnes has been an editor with United Methodist Women since 2010.
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