Dusting, cooking casseroles and painting a house might not be your standard fare for a church meeting. But Tuesday found about 500 south Georgia United Methodists, here for their annual session, fanned out across Columbus for 30 service projects.
One site was the Ronald McDonald House.
Maggie Nance, a member of M.L. Harris United Methodist Church, led a team of six to clean the house and cook casseroles.
“This is a home away from home,” said Nance, the secretary of the United Methodist Women (UMW) for the Columbus District. The house, built in 1994, is for parents and other relatives of persons hospitalized for extended periods.
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It’s convenient to The Medical Center and Doctors Hospital.
For the third year in a row, the Annual Conference delegates used part of their yearly gathering time to give back. It’s a tradition that began two years ago in Savannah and will continue in years to come.
For more details about the meeting, which ends Wednesday, see Wednesday's Ledger-Enquirer and www.ledger-enquirer.com