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UMW Legislative Event Registration is Open!
UNITED METHODIST WOMEN IN TEXAS
30th Annual LEGISLATIVE EVENT
Holiday Inn Midtown
To get the early-bird registration price, register by January 7, 2018.
(subject to change without notice)
Sunday, January 28
1:00-2:00pm A Fourfold Song: Welcome to Legislative Event!
3:30-4:30pm Sing Your Own Song: Storytelling for Social Change
4:30-5:30pm Every Voice Matters: Elections and Public Policy
6:00-7:30pm DINNER--A New Song: Women’s Voices in 2018
8:00-9:00pm Sectionals: Strategy meetings by Senate district
Monday, January 29
8:30-9:00am PRAISE AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
9:00-10:00am Bulletins from the Future: Children’s Issues Part One
10:30-11:30am Children’s Issues Part Two
12:00-1:00 LUNCH--Singing from the Same Sheet: Update on the State Budget
1:30-2:30 Message of Hope: Climate Action for 2018
2:30-3:30 Not Going Quietly: The New “Sanctuary Cities” Law and Texas Congregations
3:45-4:45 CONFERENCE CAUCUSES: UMW Action Plan for 2018
4:45-6:00pm Choir Rehearsal: Practicing Telling Your Story
6:30-8:00pm DINNER--Make Some (Joyful) Noise: Civic Leadership in 2018
Tuesday, January 30
7:00-8:15am TRAVEL TO CAPITOL FOR LOBBY VISITS
8:15-8:45am WELCOME TO THE CAPITOL!
8:45-11:00am LEGISLATIVE VISITS
11:00am CLOSING SESSION
12:00pm OPTIONAL TOUR (tour lasts about an hour—lunch on your own when tour concludes)