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UMW Legislative Event Registration is Open!

UNITED METHODIST WOMEN IN TEXAS

30th Annual LEGISLATIVE EVENT

program planned and produced by Texas Impact
 
 
 
Join Women from All Around the State to Engage Issues That Matter
 
 
JANUARY 28-30, 2018
 

Holiday Inn Midtown

6000 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78752
Phone: (512) 451-5757
 
REGISTRATION IS UNLIMITED! 



To get the early-bird registration price, register by January 7, 2018.

Click here to register!

Program

(subject to change without notice)

Sunday, January 28 

1:00-2:00pm               A Fourfold Song: Welcome to Legislative Event!

2:00-3:00pm               Worship

3:00-3:30pm               BREAK

3:30-4:30pm               Sing Your Own Song: Storytelling for Social Change

4:30-5:30pm               Every Voice Matters: Elections and Public Policy

5:30-6:00pm               BREAK

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

10:00-10:30am           BREAK

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)

See all Civic Engagement post.