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 26 February 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


2020 MISSION U DATES
AND STUDIES BOOKMARK


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


THE VOICE Conference News -
January 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 January 2020 right side at this link


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


Mid-Michigan District MESSENGER
October 2019 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


KEEP MAKING PEACE REGISTRATION
Humble Courage, Fierce Love, Prophetic Zeal
Speakers John Pavlovitz, Robyn Henderson-Espinoza, and David Bard
East Lansing, MI


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

MISSION U EVENTS AROUND THE CONFERENCE
REGISTRATION FORM

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


RECENT NEWS
about the status of our denomination,
from Harriet Jane Olsen.


Civil Rights Bus Tour
Sunday, April 26 - Friday, May 1, 2020 leaving from Kalamazoo
Civil Rights Bus Tour Schedule
Civil Rights Tour Registration Form


A Circle of Thanksgiving
An article from 2012 on the UMW National
website but still relevant.


Nov 18 CBS This Morning Show -
News about "Push-out" documentary


Church Ratifies Women's Equality Amendment

UMW STATEMENT about
Climate Change Accords - 11-19


LOCAL NEWSLETTER ARTICLES
about the 150th Anniversary from
a Northern Skies member Jane Yaeger


A 2020 Mission u Youth event.
Plan now to attend next year.

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


Maternal Infant Health Plan for Michigan
Announced Sept 5, 2019.
Relates to the UMW focus Maternal and Child Health

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.

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
United Methodist Community House News

United Methodist Women National

UMW Reading Program

UMW Legacy Fund Info

NORTH CENTRAL JURISDICTION
HOME PAGE - Check often

2020 Event information Flyer

World Federation of Methodist
and Uniting Church Women


Church Women United

Church Women United in Michigan

Grand Traverse Area Lenten Series
Grand Traverse Area January 2020 News
Grand Traverse Area November News 2019

Michigan Conference
United Methodist Church

Michigan Mission Workers and Projects

Distribution Centers

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