United Methodist Women


MICHIGAN CONFERENCE
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 2 July 2020.
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

CONFERENCE CALENDAR
OF EVENTS 2020


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


SPECIAL ARTICLES Links
previously on this page in the middle

2021 PROPOSED CONFERENCE
STANDING RULES


2020 CONFERENCE
STANDING RULES

Previous Documents are on the LINKS page.

THE READING PROGRAM
The Reading Program Certificate
is on the LINKS page
on the Right Side under the Districts.

FIVE STAR PERSON FORM 2020
Financial Certificates are on the LINKS page
on the Right Side under the Districts.

MICHIGAN MISSION TODAY
UNIT OBJECTIVES 2019


POSTING POLICIES
for Social Media and Web


Internet Keeps UMW Purpose Alive - MiFaith

THE VOICE CONFERENCE NEWS -
MAY 2020

Legacy Fund Fundraiser

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


East Winds District THE BREEZE
Newsletter Janauary 2020 right side at this link


Greater Detroit District PHOENIX
Newsletter Winter 2020 right side at this link


Greater Southwest THE COMPASS
Jan, Feb, Mar 2020 right side at this link


Heritage District HERITAGE VINE
Newsletter April 2020 right side at this link


Midwest District ANCHOR Newsletter
April 2020 right side at this link


Mid-Michigan District MESSENGER
April 2020 right side at this link


Northern Skies Newsletter
Spring Summer 2020 right side at this link


Northern Waters District CATCH A WAVE
Newsletter January 2020 right side at this link


A message from
the United Methodist Women National office.
This is a link to further study
the 2020 Spiritual Growth theme,
"Finding Peace in an Anxious World".
8 video segments-two for each chapter-
are available plus leadership information.

Leader Celebrates United Methodist Women
Conference UMW President Linda Darrow
is featured in an article
in MiFaith June 26, 2020

Dismantling Racism: July 1 Town Hall
The beginning of the video
is a 13 minute video review
of feelings of racism related
to persons looking for freedom.
Then a moderator and four panelists
discuss the history of our church regarding Racism.
Beginning statements are made and later there are questions from the original audience.

A Service of Lament, Wednesday,
June 24th, 1pm Eastern Time

"Dismantling Racism:Pressing on to Freedom"
United Methodist Church worldwide

What you should know about
"Juneteenth"


The Bishops' Announcement about Initiatives of
Dismantling Racism
is available
at Noon on June 19 and thereafter.

Information about the "United against Racism".
This is the main website for all information including
the videos that are available after they happen.

Information available from the National Museum
of African American History and Culture
An educational Portal "Talking About Race"


Statement from United Methodist Women
Black Lives Matter to God
and United Methodist Women


SESSION FOUR (6-2-2020)
of the Mission Study
"Finding Peace in an Anxious World"
is now available.


SESSION THREE (5-26-2020)
of the Mission Study
"Finding Peace in an Anxious World"
is now available.


SESSION TWO (5-19-2020)
of the Mission Study
"Finding Peace in an Anxious World"
is now available.


SESSION ONE (5-12-2020)
of the Mission Study
"Finding Peace in an Anxious World"
is now available.




2020 MI Conference Mission u Team Video
Spiritual Growth Study

The Mission u Team is providing a video spiritual growth study on the 2020 Mission u topic: 

Finding Peace in an Anxious World
           Featuring Rev. Dr. Dev
on Herrell, study leader 

There will be four (4) weekly video sessions on Tuesdays, beginning May 12, 2020 through June 2, 2020, and each session will last between 45 minutes to one (1) hour.  The sessions will be placed on the UMW Michigan Conference website. The video studies will allow the individual and/or groups to view or review the lessons at their convenience.

If you need to purchase a study book:

You can order the book from the United Methodist Women Mission Resources P.O. Box 742349 Atlanta, GA 30374-2349 (800-305-9857).  Note:  Currently they have 120 books.
 

Note:  The Mission u team would like to thank Julia Paradine-Rice for this suggestion, for such a time like this (2020 Global Pandemic).
We are looking forward to you taking this opportunity to study with the MI Conference Mission u team!

Thanks and stay safe,
Jackie Euper, co- Mission u Dean

Simmie Proctor, co- Mission u Dean
Marchelle “Micki” Phelps, Assistant Dean
 

CHARTER FOR RACIAL JUSTICE
SCHOOL TO PRISON PIPELINE BIBLE STUDIES

Six Bible Studies that will highlight the way forward.


We Give - Save the Date - May 5

#GivingTuesdayNow is a global day of giving and unity
that will take place on May 5, 2020, as a response
to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19.
United Methodist Women is participating
in this day of generosity to assist our national
and international mission partners in serving those
communities hit hardest by this virus.
Join us on Tuesday, May 5, on #GivingTuesdayNow
by making donations in support of this important mission effort.
For More Information, Click Here

STAYING CONNECTED APRIL 2020
"For Such a Time as This" and Campaign Action Updates from National

A New Edition of the Conference newsletter THE VOICE - left column

MISSION U EVENTS AROUND THE CONFERENCE
REGISTRATION FORM FLIER
ONLINE REGISTRATION
FINANCIAL REQUEST
THESE EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED!!
Click for an important message.

KEEP MAKING PEACE REGISTRATION
Humble Courage, Fierce Love, Prophetic Zeal
Speakers John Pavlovitz, Robyn Henderson-Espinoza, and David Bard
East Lansing, MI
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE COVID-19 SITUATION.

Civil Rights Bus Tour
Sunday, April 26 - Friday, May 1, 2020 leaving from Kalamazoo
Civil Rights Bus Tour Schedule
Civil Rights Tour Registration Form
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE COVID-19 SITUATION.
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CHURCH WOMEN UNITED IN MICHIGAN
Registration for the State CWU Assembly

April 23 - 25, Owosso MI
Grand Traverse Area Lenten Series Flyer in right column

The latest Michigan Conference newsletter
THE VOICE link is on the left part way down.


PURPOSE
UNITED METHODIST WOMEN
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
Membership shall be open to any woman
who indicates her desire to belong
and to participate in the global mission of the church
through UNITED METHODIST WOMEN.

MISSION GIVING
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
and Distribution Centers

United Methodist Community House
Grand Rapids MI
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United Methodist Women National

UMW Reading Program

UMW Legacy Fund Info

NORTH CENTRAL JURISDICTION
HOME PAGE - Check often

2020 Event information Flyer
POSTPONED

World Federation of Methodist
and Uniting Church Women


Church Women United

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Grand Traverse Area May 2020 News

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United Methodist Church

Michigan Mission Workers and Projects

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