North Texas Conference (NTC) United Methodist Women (UMW): June 1, 2021
NTC UMW News: 06.01.21
Trust in the Lord and Be Happy

Jeremiah 17:7 (CEB): Happy are those who trust in the Lord, who rely on the Lord.

Peace be with you. Stay safe. Stay strong. Take care of one another.

Julie B. Noel, President, NTC UMW
NTC UMW Mission u is Virtual via ZOOM in 2021: Registration Now Open Through 06.22.2021
Eight nights. Three bold mission studies.
One virtual platform.

ZOOM Links Will Be Emailed after 06.22.21

UMW members, clergy, and laity are invited to register and attend UMW's premiere transformative education program: Mission u.

(books not included)

NTC UMW Mission u 2021 Schedule

Tuesday, 06.29.21, 6-7 p.m.
Preview of Studies, Praise, Intro. to Study Leaders

Tuesday & Thursday, 07.06.21 & 07.08.21
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Study: Finding Peace in An Anxious World
Study Leader: Dr. Mary T. Nickson

Monday & Thursday, 07.12.21 & 07.15.21
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Study: Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools
Study Leader: Dr. Thalia Matherson

Tuesday & Thursday, 07.20.21 & 07.22.21
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Study: Bearing Witness in the Kin-dom: Living Into the Church's Moral Witness Through Radical Discipleship
Study Leader: Ms. Anna Bundy

Monday, 07.26.21, 6-7 p.m.
Closing Night Celebration

Questions? Contact:
Peggy Land, Dean, NTC UMW Mission u 2021, 214.769.6604
Thursday, 06.03.2021, 1:00 p.m. CDT: "Faith Talks: UMW 2021 Spiritual Growth Studies"
UMW invites you to join "Faith Talks" host, Jennifer Farmer, as she and her guests discuss the UMW 2021 Spiritual Growth Studies being offered this year at Mission u events across the country. This episode's panelists include:

Amanda Meisenheimer: Author of the study guide, Bearing Witness in the Kin-dom: Living Into the Church's Moral Witness Through Radical Discipleship

Jay Godfrey: UMW Transformative Education & Training Specialist

Sue Raymond: Author of Responding to Violence
Wednesday, 06.09.2021: Deadline to Send An Email to Congressional Leaders to Support Climate & Clean Energy Investments
UMW invites you to send an email and/or a letter to leaders in Congress and urge them to pass an infrastructure package that advances climate justice, supports clean energy investments, and protects public health.

Sunday, 06.13.2021-Tuesday, 06.15.2021: North Texas Annual Conference 2021: "Rooted in Love"
North Texas Annual Conference 2021 is scheduled for 06.13.21-06.15.21. This year's event will be a combination of in-person activities at St. Andrew UMC in Plano, TX, as well as virtual business sessions.

Registration deadline for voting delegates for all business sessions: Wednesday, 06.09.21.

Business sessions on Monday and Tuesday will be livestreamed. Visitors to the North Texas Annual Conference 2021 may follow the livestream sessions of the meeting online at or on Facebook beginning with the Laity Session on Sunday, 06.13.21, 3:00 p.m. CDT.
Monday, 06.14.2021, 12:15-1:15 p.m. CDT: Virtual "EYO (Enjoy Your Own) Lunch With UMW" During the North Texas Annual Conference 2021
North Texas Conference (NTC) UMW invites you to a virtual "EYO Lunch" event on Monday, 06.14.21, 12:15-1:15 p.m., during the North Texas Annual Conference 2021.


'Ainise 'Isama'u: President, UMW National Board of Directors

Cynthia Rives: Vice President, UMW National Board of Directors

Shandon KIein: Ministry Associate, First UMC-Richardson, and Lay Delegate to General Conference

Peggy Land: Dean, NTC UMW Mission u 2021

Joyce Whiteley: Education & Interpretation (E&I) Mission Coordinator, NTC UMW

Doris Marshall: Education & Interpretation (E&I) Mission Coordinator, Metro District NTC UMW


UMW: Leading into the Future
Invitation to Attend UMW Assembly 2022
Update on Annual Conference
Update on General Conference
Invitation to Attend Mission u 2021
Upcoming FGM Mission Project Event
Tuesday, 06.22.2021, 6:00 p.m. CDT: "Sanctuary/Shelter: A Women-Led Campaign Against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) - Where Do You Stand?" - A Virtual Educational Event Sponsored by Metro District NTC UMW
MARK YOUR CALENDAR! Metro District NTC UMW invites you to learn more about the NTC UMW 2021 Annual Mission Project -- ending female genital mutilation (FGM) by supporting the Girls Rescue Center in Kenya -- by attending a virtual educational event on Tuesday, 06.22.21, 6:00 p.m. Registration details to follow. Stay tuned!
Thursday, 07.08.2021, 10:00 a.m. CDT: Virtual MDMC Auxiliary Fundraiser - "Put On A Happy Face" with Guest Speaker, Rose-Mary Rumbley
Join the women of the Methodist Dallas Medical Center (MDMC) Auxiliary in raising funds to benefit the women of the Wesley-Rankin Community Center and Dallas Bethlehem Center communities.

Help MDMC Auxiliary raise $12,500 to provide free mammograms for uninsured women via the MDMC Mobile Mammography Unit in the fall 2021.
NTC UMW 2021 Annual Mission Project: Help End Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Kenya & Give Girls a Safe Refuge When Refusing the Tribal Procedure of FGM -- Learn More & Donate Online/Mail
Pauline Ntombura of the Methodist Women's Conference of Kenya and wife of Bishop Joseph Ntombura of the Methodist Church of Kenya is reaching out to UMW units, districts, and conferences with a call for financial assistance to support the creation of a safe refuge in Kenya -- the Girls Rescue Centre -- for girls refusing the painful female genital mutilation (FGM) procedure.
Can You Help? Diapers, Etc. @ Owenwood Farm & Neighbor Space in East Dallas Requests Donations of Diapers, Baby Wipes, & Pull-Ups
Diapers, Etc. at Owenwood Farm and Neighbor Space is in need of diapers (size 1-5), baby wipes, pull-ups, and adult diapers. Diapers and/or supplies can be mailed, dropped off, or ordered on the registry. gift cards are also welcome.
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