In the 4th Session of the STPPACE United Methodist Women they adopted the theme “UMW Transforming the society towards Shalom!” and Gloria Fortaleza of Pacita UMC challenges her colleagues of a transformed lives towards the transformation of society as the speaker of the opening worship service. It was held at Atimonan UMC in Atimonan town of the province of Quezon.
The speaker, Mrs. Fortaleza, a wife with two daughters was also elected president of the annual conference United Methodist Women for the conference year 2012 – 2013. Mrs. Annie Macalino of Atimonan UMC was re-elected Vice president.
They also discussed of how they can strengthen the whole membership in the current situation and of how they can help the STPPACE as a provisional annual conference.
About 30 women from different local churches attended the conference with some pastors and a deaconess. Also present is the host administrative pastor of Atimonan UMC and at the same time the district superintendent Rev. Joseph Flores.