North Texas Conference (NTC) United Women in Faith (UWF):  September 6, 2022

NTC UWF News: 09.06.22


Be Strengthened By The Lord


Ephesians 6:10 CEB):  Be strengthened by the Lord and his powerful strength.



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


Julie B. Noel, President, NTC UMW

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Thursday, 09.08.22, 6:00 p.m. CDT:
UWF Book Discussion via ZOOM - The Time Is Now: A Call to Uncommon Courage by Joan Chittister - Registration Required

YOU ARE INVITED to join UWF members and friends in a discussion of Joan Chittister's book, The Time Is Now: A Call to Uncommon Courage, a 2021-2022 UWF Reading Program selection.


Note: registration is required. Register only if you have read the book or can commit to reading the book prior to the discussion on 09.08.22.


CLICK HERE to REGISTER for the Thursday, 09.08.22, 6:00 p.m. CDT book discussion via ZOOM of "The Time Is Now:  A Call to Uncommon Courage" by Joan Chittister

Thursday, 09.08.22 & Friday, 09.09.22:  Public Lecture & Workshop with Valarie Kaur - Fees/Registration Required

Renowned civil rights leader, educator, and best-selling author of See No Stranger, Valarie Kaur, is coming to Dallas for a lecture event, book signing, and intensive workshop.  Presenting sponsor:   Faith Commons.  Partnering sponsors include NTC UMC.


Schedule of Events


Thursday, 09.08.22

7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. CDT

Dallas Holocaust & Human Rights Museum

300 N. Houston St., Dallas, TX 75202

Description:  Lecture & Book Signing

(purchase See No Stranger separately)

Cost:  $15


Friday, 09.09.22

11:00 a.m. CDT

Paul Quinn College

Grand Lounge

3837 Simpson Stuart Rd.

Dallas, TX 75241

Description:  Intensive Workshop

(copy of See No Stranger included)

Cost: $250 

CLICK HERE to REGISTER for the 09.08.22-09.09.22 Public Lecture and Workshop with Valarie Kaur

SATURDAY, 09.10.22

12:00 P.M. CDT

Saturday, 09.10.22:  Church Women United Virtual Super Saturday Event: "Harvest Fest: Give Thanks for the Bounty" - Registration Required

YOU ARE INVITED to join Church Women United for an afternoon of fellowship and spiritual reflection with the CWU Celebrations Committee and "priority pop-in" guest, Julie Taylor, Executive Director for the National Farm Worker Ministry.


Registration Required.

ZOOM link will be emailed to all event registrants two days prior to the event.

CLICK HERE to REGISTER for the CWU Virtual Super Saturday Event on Saturday, 09.10.22, 12:00 p.m. CDT:  "Harvest Fest:  Give Thanks for the Bounty" 
CLICK HERE to DOWNLOAD the EVENT FLYER for the CWU Virtual Super Saturday Event on Saturday, 09.10.22, 12:00 p.m. CDT:  "Harvest Fest:  Give Thanks for the Bounty" 

Sunday, 09.11.22, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. CDT:  "Faith in Democracy 2022:  Values, Voices and Votes" - St. Paul UMC-Dallas - Registration Required

 The mid-term election cycle begins soon, and faith voices are important now more than ever.  "Faith in Democracy" is your opportunity to dialogue with faith leaders about why civic engagement is vital for faith communities.


YOU ARE INVITED to attend this in-person event and hear from Texas Impact representatives about plans for the upcoming 2023 legislative session.


Registration Required.  "Faith in Democracy 2022:  Values, Voices and Votes - Dallas" is sponsored by the following:


St. Paul UMC

First UMC-Dallas

White Rock UMC

Faith Forward Dallas

Wilshire Baptist Church

Temple Emanu-El

NTC UMC Board of Church & Society

Faith Commons

Episcopal Church of the Ascension

Arapaho UMC

National Council of Jewish Women (Texas)

Pastors for Texas Children

Oak Lawn UMC

Vista Ridge UMC

Lakewood UMC

Cathedral of Hope 

CLICK HERE to REGISTER for "Faith in Democracy 2022:  Values, Voices and Votes - Dallas" on Sunday, 09.11.22, 2-5 p.m., @ St. Paul UMC-Dallas
CLICK HERE to LEARN MORE about Texas Impact's "Faith in Democracy 2022:  Values, Voices and Votes" program 

Sunday, 09.11.22, - Wednesday, 09.14.22:  7th Annual Green Team Summit:  "Rooted Together" Hybrid Event -  Registration Required

YOU ARE INVITED to join UWF members from across the nation for fully-accessible online sessions about environmental justice, healing, and climate resilience. The summit's keynote speaker will be Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, the chief climate scientist for The Nature Conservancy.


Presenting Sponsor: Faith in Place.

UWF is a partner for this event. 

CLICK HERE to REGISTER for the 7th Annual Green Team Summit:  "Rooted Together" Hybrid Event , 09.11.22-09.14.22
Tuesday, 09.13.22, 6:00-7:00 p.m. CDT: UWF Virtual "Resisting the Criminalization of Black Children: A Conversation with Professor Kristin Henning - Registration Required
YOU ARE INVITED to join other UWF leaders for a powerful conversation with Professor Kristin Henning on the juvenile justice system, the criminalization of Black youth, and interrupting the school-to-prison pipeline.

There is no cost to attend this event. All are welcome. Space is limited.
CLICK HERE to REGISTER for the Tuesday, 09.13.22 "Resisting the Criminalization of Black Children:  A Conversation with Professor Kristin Henning" virtual event

EAST DISTRICT NTC UWF

2022 ANNUAL MEETING 

Saturday, 09.17.22, 9:00 - 9:30 a.m. CDT (Registration) - 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CDT (Meeting & Worship): East District NTC UWF 2022 Annual Meeting - College Mound UMC-Terrell

YOU ARE INVITED to the East District NTC UWF 2022 Annual Meeting on Saturday, 09.17.22, 9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. (Registration), 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Meeting & Worship), at College Mound UMC in Terrell. 


Guest Speaker:

Cynthia Rives

National Vice President - UWF

"Encouraging Love and Helping Out"

CLICK HERE to DOWNLOAD the East District NTC UWF 2022 Annual Meeting event flyer
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CLICK HERE to EMAIL Betsy Sterkel, President, East District NTC UWF 

METRO DISTRICT NTC UWF

2022 ANNUAL MEETING 

Saturday, 09.24.22, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 P.M. CDT: Metro District NTC UWF 2022 Annual Meeting - Church of the Disciple UMC-DeSoto - Registration Required

YOU ARE INVITED to the Metro District NTC UWF 2022 Annual Meeting. 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., at Church of the Disciple UMC in DeSoto.


Guest Speaker:

Rev. Diane McGehee

Bering United Church of Christ, Houston, TX

"Healing & Joy as We Create a New Future"

CLICK HERE to REGISTER for the Metro District NTC UWF 2022 Annual Meeting
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CLICK HERE to EMAIL Barbara Weaver, President, Metro District NTC UWF 

Tuesday, 09.27.22, 3:00 p.m. CDT:  Virtual "Voices From the Field:  Answering the Call to Serve - UWF & National Mission Institutions" - Registration Required

YOU ARE INVITED to join other UWF members and friends to learn more about the national work of United Women in Faith (UWF) and the tremendous impact it has on women, children, and youth across the United States.


Guest Speakers:


Dr. Katelin Hansen

Deaconess & Director of Operations @ Community Development for All People


Dr. Yvette Richards

Former National President of UWF

Board Member of Della Lamb Community Services & Cornerstones of Care


L. Susan Stroup

Deaconess, UWF Conference Leader

Advancement Services Coordinator @ Murphy-Harpst Children's Centers


Registration Required. An optional breakout session with the speakers will follow the one-hour program.

CLICK HERE to REGISTER for the Tuesday, 09.27.22, virtual "Voices from the Field:  Answering the Call to Serve - UWF & National Mission Institutions"

Tuesday, 09.27.22, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. CDT: "Faith in Democracy 2022: Values, Voices and Votes" - First UMC-Denton - Registration Required

 The mid-term election cycle begins soon, and faith voices are important now more than ever. "Faith in Democracy" is your opportunity to dialogue with faith leaders about why civic engagement is vital for faith communities.


YOU ARE INVITED to attend this in-person event and hear from Texas Impact representatives about plans for the upcoming 2023 legislative session.


Registration Required. "Faith in Democracy 2022: Values, Voices and Votes - Denton" is sponsored by the following:


First UMC-Denton

NTC UMC Board of Church & Society

National Council of Jewish Women (Texas)

Pastors for Texas Children 

CLICK HERE to REGISTER for "Faith in Democracy 2022:  Values, Voices and Votes - Denton" on Tuesday,  09.27.22, @ First UMC-Denton
CLICK HERE to LEARN MORE about Texas Impact's "Faith in Democracy 2022: Values, Voices and Votes" program
Sunday, 01.29.23-Tuesday, 01.31.23: 2023 Texas Legislative Event (TLE) - Registration Now Open
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for UWF members and women of faith from across Texas for the 36th Annual Texas Legislative Event (TLE). Presented in partnership with Texas Impact, this event is open to all who are committed to justice, freedom, and opportunity for all people, especially women and children.

Registration fees apply. Virtual options available. This three-day event includes two days of speakers, inspiration, and workshops where attendees can connect and learn more about putting their faith into action. Attendees will visit the Capitol on the third day and meet with lawmakers.
CLICK HERE to LEARN MORE about the 2023 Texas Legislative Event (TLE)
CLICK HERE to REGISTER for the 2023 Texas Legislative Event (TLE)

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