East Winds (Blue Water)
United Methodist Women

United Methodist Women
The organized unit of
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.

Mission Team - 2018

Co-President........Kathy Freeland - Mayville UMC
Co-President........Dawn Titus - Snover:Heritage UMC
Vice President........Doris Huntoon - Marlette
Secretary.........Kathie Abke - Bad Axe UMC
Treasurer.........Bonnie Dunstan - Pigeon First UMC

Mission Coordinators

Spiritual Growth....Cynthia Rossman - Brown City UMC
Education and Interpretation....Rhonda Powers - Owendale UMC
Social Action....Lynn Geer - Lexington UMC
Membership Nurture and Outreach....Judy Chasney - Harbor Beach

Secretary of Program Resources....Myrt Kohn, Brown City

Prints From The Thumb News
August 2018

Bluewater Annual Meeting Flyer

East Winds Proposed Ballot

East Winds UMW Standing Rules 2018

2018 District Dates Below

Committee on Nominations

Chairperson....Grace Cameron - Snover Heritage UMC
Class of 2018....

Newsletter....Ruth Charlton - Utica
Historian....Lynda Brooks - Mayville

District Superintendent....Rev. John Hice
Bishop....David Bard

Conference Officers Residing in District

Conference Treasurer - Janet Muntz - Cass City UMC
Historian & Legacy Committee Chair & Dean of Mission u - Linda Schramm - Sandusky UMC
The Detroit Conference News Business Manager - Kay Fuller, Bethel Croswell UMC
2018 District Dates
January 6 (Saturday) ...Mission Team Meeting - Conference Call,
March 23-24 (Friday-Saturday)....Spiritual Growth Retreat - Lion's Bear Lake
April 14 (all day Saturday)....Keep Making Peace Social Action Event, University UMC, East Lansing
April 1 - Easter Sunday
May 5 (Saturday)....Prayer Breakfast - Jeddo UMC, District Mission Team meeting following
May 17-20 (Thursday-Sunday)....UMW National Assembly, Columbus Ohio
May 31 - June 4 Detroit Annual Conference - Traverse City
June 10 (Saturday)....Newsletter Deadline
July 1 - East Winds District starts operating.
July 11-14 - West Michigan Mission u - Albion College, Albion MI
July 19 (Thursday)...Mission Team Day Away
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
August 26 (Sunday)....Mission Team Meeting - Lapeer:Trinity UMC
September 1 (Saturday)...Due:
October 13 (Sat)....East Winds District Annual Celebration and Organizational Meeting, Lapeer:Trinity , 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
October 15-16 (Mon-Tues)....Mission U of the North, Gaylord:First
October 26 (Friday)....Conference Leadership Training for District Officers, Petosky UMC
October 27 (Saturday)....Conference Annual Celebration and
Organizational Meeting at Petoskey UMC 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
November 1 (Thursday)...Due: List of Elected or Nominated Unit Officers (Secretary)
November 10 (Saturday)....Mission Team Meeting - Lexington Bethel UMC
Annual Reports Due at the meeting.
November 10 (Saturday) Newsletter Deadline
November 30 (Friday)...Due: