Ann Arbor District 8
United Methodist Women
Mission Team

United Methodist Women



PURPOSE:
The organized unit of
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.

President - Sherry Wagenknecht, Erie

Vice President - Carol Gorham, North Lake

Secretary - Paula Vergowven, Monroe St. Paul

Treasurer - Mary Danforth, Ann Arbor First

Mission Coordinators:

Spiritual Growth...Diane Tandy, North Lake
Education and Interpretation....Sheryl Zorn, Ida UMC
Social Action....Malinda Waltz, Ypsilanti:First
Membership Nurture and Outreach....Kathy Snyder, Erie

Secretary of Program Resources....Sally Schiemann, Milford

Communications .....Newsletter Distribution...Mitsy Mentzer, Adrian:First
Newsletter Editor.....Jenn Ridley, North Lake

April Arbor Branches Newsletter
April News Insert Part 2
April News Insert Part 3


2018 Leadership Team

2018 Five Star Person formr
2018 Mission Today Objectives

2018 District Dates Below


Committee on Nominations
Chairperson: Jan Olari, Milford, Chairman

Yvonne Francis, Erie
Carolyn Combs, Brighton
Sue Shove, Milford

Registrar - Wendy Everett, Ann Arbor:First
Past President - Vicki Engelbert, Milan;Memorial

Conference Officers residing in Ann Arbor District
Mission Coordinator for Membership Nurture and Outreach, Mitsy Mentzer
Chair of Nominations - Joy Coyle

District Superintendent....Mark Spaw
Bishop....David Bard

2018 District Dates

January 6, Saturday - 9:00 a.m. - 1 p.m. Mission Team Meeting -
February 3, Saturday - 9:00 a.m. - 1 p.m. Mission Team Meeting -
March 3, Saturday - 9:00 a.m. - 1 p.m. Mission Team Meeting - Milan Marble Memorial UMC
April 7 (Saturday)....United Methodist Women Prayer Brunch, Ypsilanti First UMC
April 14, Saturday - Keep Making Peace Seminar - University UMC - East Lansing
april 21, Saturday - Joint Mission Team Meeting - Jackson First UMC 10 am - 1 pm 275 W. Michigan Ave, Jackson MI 49201
May 18 - 20, Friday - SundayUMW Assembly, Columbus, Ohio
May 31 - June 3 - Detroit and West MI Annual Conferences, Traverse City
June 7, Thursday - 4:00 - 9 pm - Mission Team Meeting Vicky Engelbert's home
July 11 - 14, Thursday - Sunday - Mission u of the South, Albion College
July 21 (Saturday) - 9 a.m. School of the South, Mission u, Southfield:Hope UMC
August 16 (Thursday) - 8:30 a.m. Conference Hands on Mission Experience, Port Huron Area
August 16 (Thursday) - 8:45 a.m. One Day Sampler Mission u....Lake Huron Retreat Center
August 17-18 (Friday-Saturday) - Mission u, Lake Huron Retreat Center
September 1
September 10, Saturday - 9:00 - 1 p.m. Mission Team Meeting - Wesley UMC, Whitmore Lake
September 29, Saturday - District 8 Celebration and Organizational Meeting
and Leadership Training, TBA - 9 am - 3 pm includes Officer Training
October 16-17 (Monday-Tuesday)....Mission u of the North, Gaylord:First UMC
October 26, Friday....Conference Leadership Training for District Officers, Midland First UMC
October 27, Saturday....Joint Detroit and West Michigan Conference Organizational Meeting
of United Methodist Women at Midland First 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
November 10, Saturday - 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Mission Team Meeting - North Lake

This page was last updated 7 May 2018.
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