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.

Northern Skies (Marquette)
United Methodist Women
Mission Team

Honorary President....Bron Harmon

President....Bobbie Clift - Marquette

Vice President....Kathy Mallory - Ontonagon

Secretary....Patti Steinberg - Ontonagon

Treasurer....Barb Akins - Menominee

Mission Coordinators:

Spiritual Growth....Jane Yaeger - Menominee
Education and Interpretation and Social Action(Co-Chairs)
Darlene Pruess - Manistique
Membership Nurture and Outreach....Joyce Erickson - Iron Mountain

Secretary for Program Resources(Co-Chairs)
Beth Clark - Florence, WI and Moira Cowling - Iron Mountain

Communications Coordinator....Mary Balfour - Stephenson

Northern Skies (Marquette) Dist 2018 Fall News

District Dates Below

Committee on Nominations:
Chairperson....Sharon Rice - Marquette (2017)
Class of 2018 - Bobbi Sundquist - Menominee
Class of 2018 - Deb Cabalieri - Iron Mountain
Class of 2020 - Bonnie Picotte - Ontonagon
Class of 2021 - Judy Misner - St Ignace
class of 2021 - Wendy Mulka - Kingsford

Immediate Past President....Jane Bennett - Gwinn

Members of the Detroit Conference Nominating Committee
Beth Gruber - Marquette, Patti Steinberg - Ontonagon

District Superintendent....Rev. Scott Harmon
Bishop...David Bard

2018 District Dates

January 15....Newsletter deadline to Mary Balfour
March 2, Friday...World Day of Prayer, Church Women United
April 14, Saturday - Keep Making Peace Seminar - University UMC - East Lansing
April 22, Saturday - Registration deadline for Spiritual Growth Retreat
April 27, Friday...Executive Committee Meeting, 2 pm - Manistique
April 27 & 28, Fri - Sat ....Spiritual Growth Retreat, beginning at 5:30 pm - Manistique
May 4, Friday...Friendship Day, Church Women United
May 31 - June 3 (Thursday-Sunday) Detroit and West Michigan Annual Conferences - Traverse City
June 1 (Friday) UMW Luncheon at Annual Conference
Summer....Executive Committee Meeting, at Bobbie Clift's in Marquette, Lunch furnished
July 1 (Sunday) Northern Skies District starts operating.
July 15 (Sunday)....Summer/Fall Newsletter Articles Due. Send to Mary Balfour.
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 15 - (Saturday) Forms found in the Newsletter are due
October 1, Monday....Executive Committee Meeting 2 pm EST - Zeba
October 2, Tuesday....District Annual Meeting at Zeba, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. EST
October 15-16, Monday-Tuesday...Mission School of the North - Gaylord
October 26, Friday....Michigan Conference Leadership Training for District Officers, Petosky UMC
October 27, Saturday....Joint Conference Organizational Meeting at Petoskey 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
November 2, Friday....World Community Day

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