MTSO hosts United Methodist Women history conference

MTSO logo Pos 2(January 28, 2015) 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, 2015, 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, 3081 Columbus Pike in Delaware, Ohio. 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. More information and online registration are available at www.mtso.edu/umw.

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.

Methodist Theological School in Ohio prepares leaders of many faith traditions for lives of lasting significance in service to the church and the world. In addition to the Master of Divinity degree, the school offers master’s degrees in counseling ministries, theological studies and practical theology, along with a Doctor of Ministry degree. For more information, visit www.mtso.edu.

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