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Crawfordsville news: United Church Women July meeting minutes

By Billie Jo Rose | Jul 19, 2018

The United Church Women met Tuesday, July 10, at 2 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. 12 ladies and one guest, Shirley Pfeifer, UMW Shepardess, were in attendance. Pat Miller shared the meditation, “Wisdom for the Way”--God’s Instruction Book, and cited John 5:20.

President Debbie Lowe called the meeting to order and welcomed everyone, especially guest, Shirley Pfeifer. The opening creed was read in unison and minutes of the last meeting were given and approved as read.

The treasurer’s report was given by Pat Miller and will be filed for audit.


A message from the Mission of the Good Shepherd in Belize.

Local Activities: Report of purchases for the kitchen.

Dorcas: Wilma McAllister reported two quilts and four tops were finished.

Cards, Flowers, and Gifts: The usual assortment of cards had been sent and an upcoming 50th wedding anniversary was noted.

Study & Devotions/Mission Outreach: Clarissa Malmberg stated the Mission focus was on Paine College in Augusta, Ga. The regular offering and Least Coin offering were received and the Fellowship of the Least Coin was read together.

Rummage Sale Committee: Ruth, Donna and Linda.

Thanksgiving In-Gathering: November 3, 2018.

Helen Lease reported only two kits will be collected this year: hygiene and school. School bags will not be used. Items will be placed in re-sealable two gallon plastic bags. The ladies agreed to pay for the kit bags and also the toothpaste in the health kits.

Old Business:

Clarissa and Cathy Williams were thanked for heading up the summer lunch program, as well as all those that helped and delivered.

New Business:

Contributions and guidelines for camp by the ladies were discussed. UMW Shepardess Shirley Pfeifer gave a very interesting account of her trip to the General Assembly Methodist Women’s Convention in Columbus, Ohio. She also showed pictures and objects she brought back with her.

Upcoming Events/New Items:

UMW: Annual SE IA District meeting in Ollie, September 15.

Next Regular Meeting:

No August meeting, September 11, at 2 p.m.

Meditation and Hostess: Debbie Lowe

World Thank Offering

Election of Officers: (Reminder to the Nominating Committee: Pauline, Billie Jo and Linda)

Dorcas: July 23, August 13 and 27 and September 10

Work Committees:

July: Janet Whiting and Aline Hesseltine

August: Clarissa Malmberg and Laura Hudson

Fall Rummage Sale: Ruth Erwin, Donna Fletcher and Linda Wiltfang

September: Ruth Erwin and Pauline Richardson

September 10: Lion’s Club Supper: Deb Lowe and Cathy Williams

Following a motion to adjourn, the Closing Creed was read in unison. Deb thanked Donna for being hostess. Deb closed continuing with the Fruits of the Spirit found in Galatians 5: 22-23 from “Grace for the Moment” by Max Lucado.


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