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United Methodist Women

Newsletters: November 2015

UMW logo

The 2015 Conference Theme Logo Design was created by Debbie Watson of Christ United Methodist Church, Knoxville, TN (Knoxville District).  Debbie’s explanation of the logo: This design represents Jesus as the cross and his repeated question to Peter as the heart on the cross. Jesus’ directive to Peter and to us all “Feed My Lambs” is at the foot of the cross where all lambs gather.

Holston Conference United Methodist Women:

2016 FBS UMW Leaders:
Judy King, President
Nancy McIntosh, President-Elect
Chris Taylor, Vice-President
Kathy Hawk, Vice-President
Leslie Owen, Secretary
Joyce Eberhart, Treasurer
Cindy Lemons, Asst. Treasurer
Joyce Snapp, Mission Coordinator, Spiritual Growth
Nancy McIntosh, Mission Coordinator, Social Concerns
Ann Parise, Mission Education & Interpretation
Gail Preslar, Mission Coordinator, Membership Outreach
Jane Adams, Program Resources
Wilma Jenkins, Historian
Darres Carter, Yearbook
Elaine Zoeller, Communications
Judy Campbell, Claudia Tustin, Gail Preslar, Nominating Committee
Joe Green, Lead Pastor

District UMW Leaders:
Lynn Carson, President
Ann Gross, Vice President
Annis Bass, Secretary
Carol Anderson, Treasurer

District UMW Leaders:
Jean Mowery, Spiritual Growth
Joyce Eberhart, Education and Interpretation
Charlene Spaulding, Social Action
Jackie Roop, Membership, Nurture, Outreach

District Chairpersons:
Lisa Bryant, Program Resources
Ada McDonnell, Communications
Sandra Eaton, Nominations
Jean Shetterly, Historian

Circle Leadership

Circle Leaders Co-Leaders Program Leaders
1 Sally Currie Sue Thomas Lee Ambrose
2 Glenna Epperson Linda Price Joyce Snapp
3 Jane Adams Nancy McIntosh Debbie Johnson
4 Doris Dexter Annette Pannell Joyce Snapp
5 Sydney Cooper Cindy Haskins Josie Reid
6 Katherine Scoggins Retta Overturf Gay Aycock

Circle Meetings

Circle 1 6:30 p.m.; monthly, first Monday
Circle 2 2 p.m.; monthly, first Tuesday
Circle 3 7 p.m.; monthly second Thursday
Circles 4-5 9:30 a.m.; monthly, second Wednesday
Circle 6 Noon; monthly, second Monday

2015 UMW Calendar of Events

March 8, 3:00 p.m. Lenten Time Apart, Kendricks Creek UMC
March 11, 11:00 a.m. FBSUMW General Meeting & Lunch – reservation recommended
March 13-15 FBSUMC Mission Celebration Weekend
March 14-15 Sisters in Service Retreat
April 18-25 Conference Mission Trip, Sager Brown
April 25-26 Spiritual Enrichment Experience, Lake Junaluska, NC
May 3 FBSUMC High School Senior Celebration
May 12, 6:30 p.m. Mission Study, St. Luke UMC
May 14, 5:30 p.m. FBSUMW Dinner & General Meeting – reservation recommended
June 7-10 Holston Annual Conference, Lake Junaluska, NC
June 18, 2:00 p.m. FBSUMW Circle Meeting at Steadman Hill
July 16-18 Holston Conference Mission Education Event, Central UMC, Lenoir City, TN
August 8 Social Action Workshop, First UMC, Sevierville, TN
September 10, 5:30 p.m. FBSUMW Dinner & General Meeting – reservation recommended
September 19-20 Holston Conference UMW Annual Meeting, Lake Junaluska, NC
November 7, 10:00 a.m. Kingsport District Annual Meeting, Wheeler UMC
November 11, 11:00 a.m. FBSUMW General Meeting & Lunch – reservation recommended
December 9, 11:00 a.m. FBSUMW General Meeting & Lunch – reservation recommended

Nursery… is available for all general meetings and circle meetings.  Reservations are required at least one week prior to the meeting by calling Beulah Napier (378-3566) and giving the number of children and their ages.