The Eunice H. Harrington Award Of Leadership, Service & Advocacy honors the Legacy of the First President of the Women's Division of the Board of Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church. Eunice served from 1968-1972. During Eunice's term in office, the new organization we now know as United Methodist Women was created.
Eunice Harrington of York, Nebraska believed in the power of women to positively impact the world – locally, nationally and internationally. Eunice was a leader, philanthropist and activist who throughout her life sought out and worked for effective solutions to the problems and injustices of her time. This award was first given in 2009.
The Award is presented annually to a currently serving District Officer in the Great Plains Conference United Methodist Women who best exemplifies the leadership and work of Eunice Harrington.
For additional information contact Lori Collins, 2019 Journey in Faith Team Leader.
Previous Recipients of the Eunice Harrington Award
|2009||Anna Haverty, Missouri River District||2014||Cindy Nelson, Topeka District|
|2010||Deanna Holland, Blue River District||2015||Johne K. Green, Topeka District|
|2011||Joyce Solomon, Gateway District||2016||Darlene Hall, Great West District|
|2012||Teresa Whitehead, Missouri River District||2017||
Kathy Mann, Gateway District
Sharon Berry, Prairie Rivers District
|2013||Barb McIlnay, Prairie Rivers District||2018||Karen Harford, Great West District|
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