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Currently the only circuits of this district that are involved in MWiB are Bolton, Farnworth and Worsley, Bury, Leigh and Hindley, half of the District’s circuits.
It would be wonderful if the whole District discovered what MWiB has to offer as an interesting, stimulating and exciting movement, “concerned to know Christ and make him known”, through creative spirituality and support for women world wide.
If you have internet access do have a look at the web-site www.mwib.org.uk
MWiB is a registered charity, governed by 31 district forum reps and 5 executives, all volunteers.
A pack of Spiritual and Practical resources for Dementia Friendly Churches, was launched by MWiB two years ago and is still available.
Our District MWiB have contributed and had Fund Raising events, towards a National effort to help the Dalit women and girls of Northern India, the money raised has been used to build and fund a school especially for these girls.
The women involved in District and Circuit events organise the Easter offering envelope collection, and organise the Circuit services as part of the Easter offering events.
Our District MWiB meet four times a year, January and June are our Business meetings and all are welcome, the District days are twice a year in March and October. These take place at various churches around the district, and focus on many subjects. At the October meeting we shall be “Welcoming our new president”
Also meeting a former Vice president of the Methodist church.
Do get in touch with any of the officers in this district to learn more.
The officers from March 2017 are :-
President. Mrs. Maureen Hawksworth firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice president Mrs Maudine Morris email@example.com
Forum Rep Rev’d Anne Cash firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary. Philippa Hill email@example.com
Treasurer Mrs Glynis Hardman firstname.lastname@example.org
1. District Day - Wednesday 7th March 2018
10:00am - 3:00pm
At: Bolton Road, Methodist Church, Bury, BL8 2NZ
A Musical Day with Guest Speaker: Rev’d Jenny Pathmaragah
Various stalls; books, jewellery, Fair Trade etc. All welcome - Please bring a packed lunch, drinks will be provided.
2. 'Doing Theology in a Strange Land' has been organised with the Amos Trust by Rev David Haslam founder of the Christian Dalit Solidarity Network.
3. 'EK Aurat'- One Woman, has been brought to our attention by Rev Inderjit Bhogal former President of Conference and is led by Asian Women Theologians.
Both meetings have excellent speakers and promise to be informative and challenging.
4. World Federation - February Call to Pray
MWiB forms the British Unit of the World Federation of Methodist and Uniting Church Women (along with Methodist Women in Ireland).
5. Pilgrimage to Rome
Information for each event attached below.