Voices Lost and Found
Conference at MTSO celebrates the history of UM Women
In preparation for the 150th anniversary of the United Methodist Women in 2019, Methodist Theological School in Ohio will host a conference May 28-30 with the theme “United Methodist Women’s History: Voices Lost & Found.”
The conference will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday and conclude at noon Saturday. Events will be held on the MTSO campus. A registration fee of $90 covers all conference activities, meals Friday and breakfast Saturday. One continuing education unit is available for an additional fee of $25.
Dana Robert will be the opening speaker. In addition, papers will be presented covering home and foreign mission, the effect of the work on women and communities, significant figures in the history of United Methodist Women, and deaconess history.
This conference will be an opportunity for considering the current state of historical research on United Methodist Women and for identifying areas in need of further research.