2019 NE UMW Annual Meeting

Displays at the UMW Annual Meeting included a letter-writing station for members to write to elected officials about immigration issues.

Members had a chance to find resources on immigration issues and UMW recommended reading titles.

District UMWs displayed projects they are working on - including Dress A Girl.

Opening worship

UMW President Betty Shippee.

The Vermont District UMW sang a song composed by member Rene Wilbur.

Metro Boston Hope District members wore their city pride.

Mid-Maine District member and UMW Treasurer Nancy Merrick tossed out M&Ms.

The New Hampshire District members donned fall leaves.

Members of the Korean UMW singing.

Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar spoke about the importance of the UMW to the church's mission.

The bishop was given a special recognition pin.

Marge Roberson was the morning session guest speaker on immigration issues.

Guest speaker Marge Roberson works with Metrowest Immigrant Solidarity Network in Framingham, MA.

Blessing the offering and the Annual Ingathering are, from left, Carol Stidger, Tracy Weisel and Nancy Merrick.

Afternoon guest speaker Rev. Gary Richards talked about the work of Justice for Our Neighbors (NE JFON).

JFON is a ministry of The United Methodist Church with three - soon to be four - clinics in New England.

Five members were honored with Special Mission Recognition pins. From left, Janet Powell, Yong Lee, Patricia Neal and CMA President Janice DiTullio accepting for Lorraine Kronberg. Sandra Grady was absent.

The Annual Meeting included the installation of officers.

The Annual Meeting included the installation of officers.

Communion during closing worship.

Communion during closing worship.