North Texas Conference (NTC) United Women in Faith (UWF): July 5, 2022
NTC UWF News: 07.05.22

The Lord Is His People's Strength

Psalm 28:8 (CEB): The Lord is his people's strength; he is a fortress of protection for his anointed one.

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

Julie B. Noel, President, NTC UMW
Tuesday, 07.05.22, 6:00 p.m. CDT: Virtual "Just Energy for All" Working Group Meeting - Registration Required
REGISTER TODAY for the next United Women in Faith (UWF) "Just Energy for All" Working Group Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, 07.05.22, 6:00 p.m. CDT.

All those working on UWF "Just Energy for All" initiatives are invited to join this meeting and share best practices, deepen connections with "Just Energy for All" at the national and local levels, and discuss ways to expand the work of climate justice among UWF members. Registration required.
Wednesday, 07.06.22, 2:00 p.m. CDT": "Wednesday Witness: A Call to Social Holiness" Virtual Webinar - Registration Required
REGISTER TODAY for the General Board of Church & Society's "Wednesday Witness: A Call to Social Holiness" virtual webinar. The 07.05.22 topic will be "Voting Rights." Registration required.
REGISTER TODAY FOR IN-PERSON NTC UWF MISSION U 2022
Thursday, 07.14.22 - Saturday, 07.16.22, First UMC-Plano: In-Person NTC UWF Mission u 2022: "Who Can We Be Together? Building Communities of Hope and Joy" - Register Online Today!
NTC UWF Mission u 2022: "Who Can We Be Together?: Building Communities of Hope and Joy" presented by North Texas Conference United Women in Faith meets in-person at First UMC-Plano beginning Thursday, 07.14.22 and concludin Saturday, 07.16.22. This year's study will focus on Luke 13, and the text will be Who Can We Be Together? by Candace Simpson.

IN-PERSON STUDY SESSIONS: $25
Thursday-Saturday @ First UMC-Plano
Optional Lunch on Friday and Saturday
07.14.22 - 07.16.22
(Times Vary Each Day)
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

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, 07.14.22: The Unfinished Church Podcast Episode 5: "Listening For Understanding With Brian McLaren"
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.
COURTS & PORTS 2022
WEEKLY BORDER WITNESS
Texas Impact's Summer 2022 Courts & Ports Trips - Registration Required
Courts & Ports is a two-day immersion experience
for all people of faith (facilitated by Texas Impact) and is designed to build understanding of the many challenges facing migrants and public servants at the Texas-Mexico border.

PROGRAM FEES, GROUP SIZE LIMITS, & CANCELLATION POLICIES APPLY

SUMMER 2022 TRIP DATES

Sunday, 07.10.22 - Wednesday, 07.13.22
Sunday, 07.17.22 - Wednesday, 07.20.22
Sunday, 07.24.22 - Wednesday, 07.27.22
South Central Jurisdiction (SCJ) Recommends Episcopal Election & Coverage Plan
The South Central Jurisdiction (SCJ) UMC Committee on Episcopacy has recommended that the Jurisdictional Conference elect three new bishops when it meets in Houston, TX, 11.02.22-11.04.22.
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.
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!
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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