"Sowing Seeds of Promise" is the theme of the Professional Association of United Methodist Church Secretaries (PAUMCS) 27th Annual Conference.

The conference will be held in Des Moines, Iowa, April 30-May 3, 2009, with an emphasis on "going green". Speakers, Lana Ross, the Rev. Pat Watkins and the Rev. J. Denise Honeycutt will share information that will emphasize caring for our earth. In addition, there will be exciting and interesting free-time activities of which you can be a part. Log on to for a copy of the brochure: www.michianaumc.org/clientimages/32924/desmoines_iowa_09.pdf

For information regarding PAUMCS, membership or certification, please contact Pat Sanders at 800-783-6216 or Jenni Walker at 812-893-1760.