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United Methodist Women Attended Quadrennial Meeting Submitted Photo PRESIDENT VIRGINIA POPE and Historian Ida Jones represent- ing the LaGrange District United Methodist Women attended the Seventh Quadrennial Meeting of the Southeastern Jurisdiction United Methodist Women held in Greensboro, NC March 10-12, 2000. April 17 Chili, Baked Potato, Fruit, Saltines, Cinnamon Roll April 18 Country Fried Steak, Steamed Rice, Blackeyed Peas, School Baked Roll, Congealed Fruit Square April 19 Chicken Tenders, Creamed Potatoes, Seasoned Green Beans, School Baked Rolls, Fruit Cobbler April 20 Cheeseburger, Lettuce &amp; Tomato, French Fries, Fresh Fruit April 21 Pizza, Tossed Salad, Corn on Cob, Fruit Juice Bar All meals are served with a choice of milk. President Virginia Pope and Historian Ida Jones represent- ing the LaGrange District United Methodist Women attended the Seventh Quadrennial Meeting of the Southeastern Jurisdiction United Methodist Women held in Greensboro, NC March 10- 12, 2000. Held at the Joseph S. Koury Convention Center and Holiday Inn Four Seasons, the meeting was convened by Mrs. Doris Paul, President of the CORE Planning Group and a past North Georgia Conference President for UMW. The theme: "God's Mission... Our Purpose", based on Scripture Luke 4:18-19, was implemented through visits to missional sites, Bible Studies, Plenary/Worship, Focus Groups, Exhibits/Resource Center, a special Prayer Room, entertainment, and activities for children/youth/young adults. DURING EACH plenary/worship session there was a sub-theme and elaborate- ly decorated worship center to compliment the theme: (1) "The Spirit of the Lord is Upon Me." (2) "Anointed to Bring Good News," (3) "UMW.. On Line As Partners in God's Mission," (4) "To Set the Oppressed Free," and (5) "Sent to Proclaim the Year of the Lord's Favor." The Bennett College Choir (a college supported by the United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women's Organizatioh) performed in a mini concert. Dr. Gloria Scott, President of Bennett College made a special presentation of the College's official award, The Belle Ringer Image Award, to ten distinguished persons in UMW. Three persons from the North Georgia Conference received the award; namely, Mrs. Doris Paul (Convener of this Meeting), Rev. Cynthia Wilson-Felder (Music Leader for the Meeting), and Mrs. Jonetta Johnson Page (Pianist). THE JACK TALE Players of Ferrum College (Virginia) entertained during the Banquet with traditional music/stories of the Blue Ridge Mountain. Liturgical dancers from Bethlehem Center Youth of Charlotte, NC, and Youth/Children's Choir of West Market Street UMC (Greensboro) performances enhanced the Plenary sessions. There was much inspirational singing throughout the week- end. Keynote speakers included host Bishop Charlene P. Kammerer (Western North Carolina Conference, UMC), who also gave a welcome and was the Celebrant for the cele- bration of the Holy Communion; Dr. Gloria E. Dharmaraj (Women's Division Staff); Mrs. Joyce D. Sohl (Deputy General of the Women's Division); and Mrs. Sara Shingler (President of the Women's Division). ELECTIONS, RECOGNI- TION of out-going officers, and installation of in-coming offi- cers were held. the following people from North Georgia will serve during the next Quadrennial, 2000-2004: Dr. Shantilate R. E (Shan) Yohan elected to Women's Division, General Board of Global Ministries for the United Methodist Church; Mrs. Jo Ann Bookout, an alternate for Women's Division: and Mrs. Dorothy Edmonds as a member of the Nominating Committee for the SF,/ Core Planning Group. The Meeting was culminat- ed with the Blessing of the Gifts and the Sending Forth. Commemorative candles (Candles of Ilope) made by eco- nomically disadvantaged women who share a vision of financial independence and comnmnity development were given each participant. The candles were symbolic and reminded the participants that all have a light to share and that in s sharing the light, we brighten our wn world as well as those of others. The challenge was "Go Light Your World: God's Mission... Our Purpose." This SEJ Quadrennial Meeting, the first of five Jurisdictions to be con- vened in the year 2000, was attended by 2097 including 186 from North Georgia and 1139 first timers. There are 15 don- ferences in the Southeastern Jurisdiction. PHYLLIS AND WEGIENKA will years of marriage on they were joined 13, 1957. 285 Hillcrest Road North of LaGrange - off Hwy 27 Service each night at 7 Sunday, April 16" - Friday, Special Singing Each . Night by Special Groups Rev. R. C. Prescott, Gues00 Evangelist Rev. Carol Rhodes Epworth, Georgia Everyone Welcome • Plenty of Seating and rll   opts. ptocs. 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