North Texas Conference (NTC) United Women in Faith (UWF): June 21, 2022
NTC UWF News: 06.21.22

Lord: Lead Me In Your Righteousness

Psalm 5:8 (CEB): Lord, because of many enemies, please lead me in your righteousness. Make your way clear, right in front of me.

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

Julie B. Noel, President, NTC UMW
ANNUAL NTC UWF REPORTS
Attention Local NTC UWF Unit Presidents: Unit Reports Are Due To District Presidents On/Before 08.15.22 - Download The Bundle Today
It's NTC UWF Annual Reporting Time! Local unit presidents: download the fillable PDF bundle, complete for your local UWF unit, and return to your unit's district president on/before 08.15.22.

Individual fillable PDF reporting forms (Special Recognition Checklist, MN&O Report, Reading Program Summary Report, Mission Outreach Projects/E&I Report, Designated Giving Report, and the Living the Racial Justice Charter Report), as well as a list of NTC UWF District Presidents, are also available.
Wednesday, 06.22.22, 9:00 a.m. CDT: "Voices From the Field: Listening to Women from Liberia" Virtual Event - Registration Required
YOU ARE INVITED to join the Voices From the Field virtual event on Wednesday, 06.22.22, 9:00 a.m. CDT to learn more about the international work of United Women in Faith and the transformational impact it is having for thousands of women in Liberia and around the world.

GUEST SPEAKERS
Finda Quiwa
Muriel V. Nelson
Pauline N. Roberts
Martha B. Dobboh
Dallas Bethlehem Center (DBC) 2022-2023 Back-to-School Backpack Drive: Help DBC Reach Its $12,000 Goal!
Dallas Bethlehem Center (DBC) is sponsoring a 2022-2023 "Back-to-School Backpack Drive" for children/youth in the DBC community.

HELP DBC REACH ITS $12,000 GOAL!

DBC is requesting donations to assist with purchasing 200 backpacks filled with school supplies (avg. cost: $60).

ALL DONATIONS ARE WELCOME! GIVE ONLINE OR MAIL A CHECK ON/BEFORE 07.13.22

Questions? Contact: Laurretta Harmon, Executive Assistant, DBC, laurretta.harmon@dallasbethlehemcenter.org, 214.428.5171
Support Wesley-Rankin Community Center This Summer!
Summer is a busy time at Wesley-
Rankin Community Center! Summer camps are underway for B3X (Beakers, Base Ten, and the Beat) students as well as senior citizens participating in the Casa Feliz program. Snacks, volunteers, and donations are needed and welcomed!

SUPPORT WESLEY-RANKIN COMMUNITY CENTER THIS SUMMER!

Donate Snacks
Snacks need to be individually wrapped (no peanuts, please). Drop off snacks @ Wesley-Rankin or order from the Wesley-Rankin Amazon wishlist at this link: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2OMSX0I2GF0LR?ref_=wl_share

Volunteer On-Site
Volunteer to assist with B3X and/or Casa Feliz summer camp. Interested? Email: volunteer@wesleyrankin.org or complete the online volunteer registration: https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=159295372

Financial Gifts
Consider making gift to Wesley-Rankin today!
Tuesday, 06.28.22, 2:00-3:00 p.m. CDT: Virtual "Justice Talks: Activating Hope Through Advocacy" - Registration Required
REGISTER TODAY for the next installment of the "Justice Talks" series. Join Church & Society UMC staff for a discussion on "activist fatigue, faithful persistence, and signs of hope."

Jeff Corey, Church & Society UMC Director of Communications, will moderate this session featuring the following Church & Society UMC staff:

Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe
General Secretary

Rev. Camille Henderson-Edwards
Director of Economic, Health & Gender Justice

Holly Metcalf
Director of Peace with Justice

Rev. Kendal McBroom
Director of Civil & Human Rights
REGISTRATION
NOW OPEN
Tuesday, 06.28.22, 6:30 p.m.: Virtual NTC UWF Mission u 2022: "Who Can We Be Together? Building Communities of Hope and Joy" Begins - Virtual and In-Person Sessions Available - Register Today
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for Mission u 2022: "Who Can We Be Together?: Building Communities of Hope and Joy" presented by North Texas Conference United Women in Faith. This year's adult study will focus on Luke 13, and the text will be Who Can We Be Together? by Candace Simpson.

There are two options for the adult study:

VIRTUAL STUDY SESSIONS: $10
(5) Tuesday Evenings: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
06.28.22, 07.05.22, 07.12.22, 07.19.22, 07.26.22

IN-PERSON STUDY SESSIONS: $25
Thursday-Saturday @ First UMC-Plano
Optional Lunch on Friday and Saturday
Times Vary
07.14.22 - 07.16.22

Registration fees apply

Study Book: Who Can We Be Together? by Candace Simpson available for purchase ($10 plus shipping): UWF Mission Resources
Hosted by UMC Bishops: LaTrelle Easterling, Michael McKee, and Gregory Palmer
Thursday, 06.30.22: The Unfinished Church Podcast Episode 4: "Seeking Relationships With Fred Shaw"
Lean in and learn more about what we can all do to "build a better world in which racial prejudice has no power." UMC Bishops LaTrelle Easterling, Michael McKee, and Gregory Palmer invite you to listen to The Unfinished Church podcast which launched on Thursday, 05.19.22.
UNITED WOMEN IN FAITH 2021 UNIT SURVEY
Attention Local NTC UWF Unit Presidents: Complete The Online UWF 2021 Unit Survey On/Before 08.30.22
United Women in Faith wants to hear from you! The UWF 2021 Unit Survey (formerly known as the "UMW Census Report") is now open for completion online. Deadline for survey completion: 08.30.22.
HELP WANTED! The South Central Jurisdiction Invites You to Consider Serving in a Leadership Position Beginning January 2025 - Complete & Submit an SCJ UWF Talent Bank Form Today
The South Central Jurisdiction United Women in Faith invites you to consider serving in a four-year leadership position on the jurisdictional team. Complete and submit the online talent bank form today!
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