UMW Spring Celebration


United Methodist Women of the Texas Annual Conference will be holding their 2011 spiritual growth retreat March 4-5, at Lakeview.


The theme for this year’s event is, The Joy of Sisterhood, focusing on the scripture, Colossians 1:3-6. Deputy General Secretary, Harriett Jane Olson from the Women’s Division of the General Board of Global Ministries will be the guest speaker.


Over the years, Harriett Olson has served the United Methodist Church in a variety of capacities; from being a director for the General Board of Discipleship to having been elected a delegate to the 1988, 1992 and 1996 general conferences. “United Methodist women are called to do something not being done by the rest of the church,” says Olson. “It’s a privilege to stand with women, children and youth. It’s a role particularly well connected to our theological DNA as United Methodists: spiritual nurture and action.”


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In our prayers for you we always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, for we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love that you have for all the saints, because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. You have heard of this hope before in the word of the truth, the gospel that has come to you. Just as it is bearing fruit and growing in the whole world, so it has been bearing fruit among yourselves from the day you heard it and truly comprehended the grace of God. Colossians 1:3-6