North West District - UMW Spring Morning of Enrichment

North West District - UMW Spring Morning of Enrichment
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Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

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North West District United Methodist Women
VIRTUAL Spring Morning of Enrichment
Calling Women to Action
Saturday, March 19, 2022
9:30am – 12:30pm

Spiritual Focus: Bearing Witness in the Kin-dom: Living into the Church’s Moral Witness through Radical Discipleship

In Jesus’ own words, he came to bring good news to the poor, release the captives, restore sight to the blind, and to let the oppressed go free.
What is the responsibility of the church to follow Christ’s example in word and deed?
While these times might feel particularly turbulent, society has always confronted the church with challenging issues where she has had to discern how God was calling her. The church’s history in these moments is far from perfect. The purpose of this study is to help the church and its members discern our call and bear witness to the will of God for a more just world.

Speaker: Pastor Rob Odum
Originally from Alabama, Pastor Rob Odum has served as a Licensed Local Pastor in the Wisconsin Annual Conference since 2003. In that time Rob has been appointed to the Milwaukee Native American Ministry, Central UMC (a diverse urban congregation), and is currently serving a two-point charge at Blessed Hope, West Allis, and Memorial UMC in Greenfield.
Prior to coming to Milwaukee, Rob worked with Habitat for Humanity in Armenia, Bolivia, Paraguay, The Philippines, and at HFHI International office in Georgia. Rob also served as Associate Director for Little Children of the World, an organization serving street children and other at-risk children in The Philippines.
Rob has two daughters, Fiona and Fatima. Rob’s passions include his family, Missions, Community Development, International travel, and world music.