United Methodist Women


The Michigan Conference is made up
of nine districts, encompassing
the whole state of Michigan
surrounded by four Great Lakes.

This site was updated on 16 August 2019.
United Methodist Women is the largest denominational faith organization for women with approximately 800,000 members
whose mission is fostering spiritual growth, developing leaders and advocating for justice.

PURPOSE - below


LINKS to the Conference Team,
District webpages and
Other Helpful Information

Proposed Changes to Standing Rules
to be voted on in October

Complete Version of Edited
2020 Standing Rules
with Revision markings


for Social Media and Web




THE VOICE Conference News -
Summer 2019

Legacy Fund Fundraiser

Central Bay District AROUND THE BAY
Newsletter July 2019 right side at this link

East Winds District THE BREEZE
Newsletter Aug 2019 right side at this link

Greater Detroit District PHOENIX
Newsletter Summer 2019 right side at this link

Greater Southwest THE FLAMING STAR
Summer Events 2019 right side at this link

Heritage District HERITAGE News
Newsletter Spring 2019 right side at this link

Midwest District ANCHOR Newsletter
August 2019 and Updates
right side at this link

Mid-Michigan District MESSENGER
Addendum to July 20 Messenger and
July 2019 right side at this link

Northern Skies
Newsletter Spring 2019 right side at this link

Northern Waters District CATCH A WAVE
Newsletter March 2019 right side at this link

Back-to-School Webinars with
United Methodist Women:
Interrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Church Women United in Michigan Summer Newsletter
is available in the right column of this page.

Mission u Events for Michigan
The Flier has all the information you need.
Check out the studies and the study leaders!

October 2019 Annual Celebration information

The Summer Michigan Conference Newsletter
is available in the left column.
Check out the Legacy Fund Fundraiser Order Form.

East Winds District is sponsoring a bus trip Aug. 9-11
to the Ark Museum and Ark Encounter in Kentucky.
They are inviting others to join them. Info below.
Page 1. Page 2.

Heritage Sunday was May 19th this year.
The General Commission on Archives and History
which provides resources for this is recognizing
UMW's 150th anniversary this year.
Resources may be found here.
You can use these materials anytime as you honor UMW.

A Powerful Video of the UMW GC2019 response
by Harriett Jane Olsen CEO

Women's History packet for the Local Church
from the General Commission on Archives and History
This information is available all the time on their site.

Comments after GC2019
by United Methodist Women
CEO Harriett Jane Olson

Have you generated your UMW Membership Card
for 2019? It is easy. Here is the link.

The Reading Program is now online.
It encourages members to think critically
about current issues through an annual selection
of member-reviewed books.
It offers an excellent opportunity
to deepen your spirituality and
to broaden your understanding
of our mission work.

The District Boundaries report
for the Michigan Conference.

This shows the district maps
and gives the names of the churches in each district.

In preparation for our sesquicentennial,
Methodist Theological School in Ohio
gathered papers for a conference
entitled "United Methodist Women's History:
Voices Lost & Found" held in 2015.
This is a 23 page working bibliography
of resources illustrating the rich history
and legacy of United Methodist Women.

Onward Christian Women Song
sung at the Annual Celebration in Marquette in October 2016

News From United Methodist Women National
United Methodist Women
2016-2020 Board of Directors
and Program Advisory Group

Be Just. Be Green.
Click on the link above to find
more information about these programs:
13 Steps to Sustainability
Become a "Be Just. Be Green." Advocate
Carbon Footprint Calculator
Women's Carbon Fund

Action Alert:Remembering the Past
by Examining the Present

Justice and Responsibility in Modern Times
Women and Slavery

Hope and Hospitality
United Methodist Women
resource on immigration:
Hope and Hospitality,
a resource manual for migrant rights.
It includes Bible studies, worship,
programs, hymns and prayers,
United Methodist policy, articles
and resources on controversial issues,
a resource list, action ideas, and
articles linking immigration
to other United Methodist Women
social action priorities.

Immigration Report
"Because We Believe:
United Methodist Women Take Action
for Immigrant and Civil Rights 2006-2012"

United Methodist Women Launches
Principles to Immigration Reform
United Methodist Women across the country
are doing amazing work.
Click here to connect to the webpage
with downloads of the report
and more information
about what you can do.

shall be a community of women
whose purpose is to know God
and to experience freedom
as whole persons through Jesus Christ;
to develop a creative, supportive fellowship;
and to expand concepts of mission through participation
in the global ministries of the church.

Membership shall be open to any woman
who indicates her desire to belong
and to participate in the global mission of the church

Through their generous giving
United Methodist Women members
help empower and improve the lives
of women, youth and children
in the United States and around the world.
More than 70 percent of Mission Giving funds
from members go to programs and projects
supporting women, children and youth.
Click here to find out more about giving.

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Michigan Mission Workers and Projects
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United Methodist Community House
Grand Rapids MI
United Methodist Community House News

United Methodist Women National

UMW Reading Program

UMW Legacy Fund Info

North Central Jurisdiction Leadership Team

Jan 2017 Visions Newsletter

World Federation of Methodist
and Uniting Church Women

Church Women United

Church Women United in Michigan
Summer Newsletter 2019

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United Methodist Church

Michigan Mission Workers and Projects

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