North Wilkesboro District
United Methodist Women
2010 District Mission Study
Our 2010 District Mission Study
North Wilkesboro First UMC
April 24, 2010
Our introduction to Sudan was through pictures and clothing brought by our speaker, Sunday Taabu/Wani
More information and items of interest
As always, Carol Brown, Secretary of Program Resources, has books and resources available.
District Secretary Kimberly Smith sharing some thoughts and ideas
Birthing Kit materials start to arrive
Participants start to organize to get the class started
Beverly Curtis and Betty Kistler are ready to learn.
District President Barbara Hart (in front) gets things started.
Marjorie Wiggins (on left) representing the N. Wilkesboro First UMW welcomes the class as Barbara Hart (right) listens.
Spiritual Growth Coordinator Margo Bowman perpares the Worship Table
Our Study Leader, Sunday Taabu/Wani begins the compelling story of her experiences and work in support of the women and childern of the Sudan
Study participants listen and learn
Listening and learning
After some intense study, focusing on the challenges in Sudan, the participants "let off steam" marching as they sing "We are Marching (in the light of God)."
More marcing and singing...catch the spirit!!
Raising our voices as we march.
Marching, singing, sharing joy
Beverly Curtis, Margo Bowman, and Lorraine Burns sport Sudanese hats as they highlight Gift to Mission Cards
Roberta Walker, Social Action Coordinator tries on a Sudanese garmet
Jenny Hix, a member of the N. Wolkesboro First UMW poses in Sudan fashion
Jenny Hix, Margo Bowman, Sunday Taabu/Wani, Anna Bottoms and Beverly Curtis in high fashion
Sunday answers questions from participants with Anna Bottoms moderating.
Sunday proudly displaying the Special Mission Recognition pin she was awarded by Anna Bottoms and Nancy Reigel
After an intense study, the N. Wilkesboro First UMW team serves up a lunch laced with tastes of Africa.
Participants have fellowship while trying out African based cuisine.
At the end of the day, the birthing kits and materials are boxed up and readied for shipping.
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