Indiana Bishop Mike Coyner will speak to women gathered for the third Annual Meeting of United Methodist Women of Indiana Saturday, Oct. 15, at Old Bethel United Methodist Church in Indianapolis. He also will administer Holy Communion and install 2012 conference UMW officers.

Bonnie Albert, conference Volunteer in Mission coordinator, will share experiences from a recent mission trip to Haiti. Haiti is this year’s geographical study for United Methodist Women Schools of Christian Mission across the country.

A Talent Show featuring talent from each of the ten districts will be held at Old Bethel the evening of Friday, Oct. 14. The event will be a time to get acquainted with women from across the state.

Local units are asked to bring their collection of hands-on-mission items consisting of little girl dresses made from pillowcases or yard goods, newly packaged women and girls’ underwear, socks for women and children and new small stuffed toys. Instruction for making pillowcase dresses is available online:

Carolyn Maxey serves as the UMW of Indiana communication coordinator.