Thursday, August 7, 2014

Methodist Women leader to speak at Pfeiffer University

Harriett Olson, CEO of the 800,000-member United Methodist Women, will give two commencement addresses Saturday (August 9) at Pfeiffer University in Misenheimer in Stanly County.

 She will speak at ceremonies scheduled for 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

The school will also hold “An Evening with Harriett Olson” on Friday (August 8), 6:30 p.m. at Stokes Student Center.

 United Methodist Women gives $15 million annually for work with women and children. The group also participates in the United Methodist Church's global ministries and holds Mission U weeks around the country to explore spiritual and social justice issues.

Details on the Pfeiffer events: 704-463-3073.

-- Tim Funk