Briefly

2/17/2012

Weekend event for teen girls

The book "Dating Mr. Darcy: A Smart Girl’s Guide to Sensible Romance" is the primary resource for an event March 9-11 at Frederick-First UMC.

The Beautiful Promises weekend, open to girls in grades six through 12, is offered by the Isabella Circle of United Methodist Women at the Frederick church. The circle of young women focuses on mentoring teen girls.

Leading will be Sarah Arthur of Michigan, a youth speaker and the book’s author. She earned her master’s at Duke. Her other books include "Walking With Frodo: A Devotional Guide Through the Lord of the Rings."

Worship leaders will be Kris and Lisa Leininger of Edmond.

Contact the church: 580-335-7505.

 

Women packing for Abilene trip

Oklahoma’s United Methodist Women will join other UMW members from eight states on June 22-24 in Abilene, Texas, for the 2012 South Central Jurisdictional UMW Meeting.

Theme is "Women Responding to God’s Love and Grace," based on Luke 1:46-48. The quadrennial meeting will include the election of Women’s Division directors, worship, and workshops that include "Sandwich Generation," "Technie Nimblefingers," and "Going Green Issues."

Go to http://ok-umw.webs.com  and click "View Flyers."

  • Bus/hotel arrangements for Oklahoma’s women are being coordinated by Jan Wilkerson of Muskogee. Deadline is May 1 to sign up for these. Travelers may board the bus in Miami, Tulsa, Oklahoma City, or Lawton. To contact Wilkerson: 918-781-1916, wilker.j@sbcglobal.net.

  • Deadline is May 4 to sign up for the meeting, and online registration is required. A worksheet online now provides details; official registration will open later. Registrar is Jacci Freno of Oklahoma City, 405-677-3279, jaccifreno@cox.net.

 

Births

Caleb Ernest Kiner was born Jan. 24, 2012. He is the son of Jennie and Rev. Kyle Kiner, pastor at Hinton UMC.

Brandon Michael Mills was born Feb. 3, 2012. He is the son of Kelly and Rev. Nathan Mills, pastor at Temple and Comanche churches.


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