The Key Women of The United Methodist Neighborhood Centers of Memphis, held its’ Annual Awareness Day luncheon at Asbury United Methodist Church, Wednesday, May 16, 2012. As customary, each Key Woman brought a salad to share, and a wonderful variety of salads made for a delicious lunch!
Asbury’s United Methodist Women hosted this event with about 100 people in attendance. Several of our local ministers attended. Asbury District Superintendent, Sandra Leatherwood Clay gave the invocation and Rev. John Holt our closing prayer.
Judy Hart, Crossroads UMC’s Key Woman and Vice-President, was in charge of organizing the day. Our speaker was Ms. Linda White of WesTCORE, who brought us an eye-opening account of her mission in serving incarcerated women as they transition back into society.
We would like to thank all the Different UWM women from the following church who were able to attend:
Friendship UMC, St. Luke’s UMC, Centenary UMC, Ellendale UMC, Asbury UMC, Rossville UMC, Bolton UMC, Grimes Memorial UMC, Good Shepherd UMC, Crossroads UMC, Raleigh UMC, Collierville UMC, Millington FUMC, Aldersgate UMC, Christ UMC, Emmanuel UMC, Highland Heights UMC, St. Matthew’s, Covenant UMC, Germantown UMC, Piperton UMC, St. Paul UMC, Embury UMC, St. Stephen UMC, Capleville UMC, Bartlett UMC, Scenic Hills UMC, Trinity UMC, and Faith UMC along with the UMNC staff and board members that were able to attend.
After 105 years of serving this community, we are proud of the mission of our Key Women, who act as liaisons between UMNC and our local area churches. We look forward to continuing this service in the years to come.