TO SOUTH CENTRAL JURISDICTION 2020
Planning site for the March 26-29, 2020 Quadrennial Event in Little Rock, Arkansas,
where 12 conferences come together every four years to carry out the mission of United Methodist Women.
Scroll down to see the Calling u promo video for this event!
MEET THE LEADERSHIP TEAM
Charlotte became an active member of United Methodist Women in 1968. She has served as an officer on the local church, district and conference levels. She is a past conference president.
Her first 'official' job was dishwasher for women's dinners. Therefore her motto:
"If a job needs to be done, just ask the United Methodist Women.
It will be done!"
Proud to be a member of United Methodist Church since 1955 and an official member of United Methodist Women since 1967, Carolyn has served as Circle Chair, various positions on local, district, and conference Leadership Teams. She is proud of her children, Scott and Jill, along with a wonderful daughter-in-law, Rachel, and two grandsons, Connor and Zachary.
Barbara first joined UMW in 1973, and has been part of three different annual conferences in two jurisdictions, serving as a leader in local, district and conference settings. She has three grown children and five brilliant, beautiful grandchildren. She is a lifelong Methodist, and now lives in Portland, Texas.
Carolyn has been an active leader in UMW for over 30 years. She currently serves on the MO Conference Green Team, St. James Finance Committee, and St. James UMW as Treasurer. She is a retired legal secretary, certified Yoga teacher, and co-owner of an airport limo service. Married with 4 adult children, 4 grandchildren, and 4 great grandsons.
Alicia and her husband live in San Antonio, TX. She has held many positions in UMW for 25 years. She is the Admini Assistant for the Board of Ordained Ministry for the Rio Texas Conference and the Episcopal Office. She is Treasurer of the Jireh House Community Development and Research Center.
Jo Ellen Reed
A lifelong Methodist, Jo ellen joined Sunny Lane UMC in Oklahoma City in 1972. She's been active in UMW since 1982 holding various local, district, and conference leadership positions. Currently she serves as Dean of Mission u for the Oklahoma Conference.
Helen Emerson a member of the St Luke United Methodist Church
Pine Bluff, Arkansas and serves as president of her local unit. A UMW member for over 25 years, she has actively served at both the district and conference level. She is also active in several civic and social community organizations that deal with helping the needy and under privilege. Helen is a retired Social Worker for the State of Arkansas after 30 years of services.
The organization of United Methodist Women within the bounds of a jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church implements the election process for the United Methodist Women's national board of directors and is responsible for special programs. United Methodist Women equips women and girls around the world to be leaders in communities, agencies, governments, and churches. South Central Jurisdiction is one of five that comprise UMW and SCJ leaders serve four year terms. These leaders create opportunities for members to connect through seminars, educational events, and leadership opportunities.
SOUTH CENTRAL JURISDICTION
Comprises 12 Conferences:
Central Texas Conference
Great Plains Conference
New Mexico Conference
North Texas Conference
Northwest Texas Conference
Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference
Rio Texas Conference
SCJ QUADRENNIAL EVENT
March 26-29, 2020
Statehouse Convention Center
Little Rock, Arkansas
Click below for info regarding conference schedule, speakers, registration, hotel, transportation and more.
THE LEGACY FUND
United Methodist Women is pleased to announce the Legacy Fund Endowment Campaign Goal of $60 million. The Legacy Fund will undergird the capacity of future generations of United Methodist Women to carry forward our mission of service and advocacy with women, children and youth in the United States and around the world for the next 150 years.