UMW Spring Retreat

Spring Retreat: May 4 & 5

Spring Retreat is co-hosted by the Grand Rapids and Lansing Districts UMW. What Celts knew about the theology of the land is the program focus. May 4-5, St. Francis Retreat Center in DeWitt. Learn from Rev. Deb Johnson about Celtic ecology, theology and more during this popular retreat. $85 includes registration, lodging and meals. Download details and registration form ⇒ here. Registration deadline is April 23. We are bringing back our wildly exciting and ruckus purse auction! Bring a pre-loved purse and bid on a new (to you) ensemble. Registration Deadline: April 23

⇒ Registration & more info is HERE

Blue Water District UMW Annual Meeting

Rev. Carolin Spragg (retired clergy and performer at the 2016 North Central Jurisdiction Conference in Grand Rapids) is the speaker. The focus is “Jesus Sets Entrapped Women Free.”

Registration check-in and ingathering at 9:30 a.m. with doors opening at 9 a.m.  The registration and lunch are $10. Registration without lunch is $3. RSVP by October 1, 2017.

Click here for the registration form.

Women in Missions

Kalamazoo District United Methodist Women presents Women in Missions on Wednesday, June 21 at Hartford UMC with keynote speaker Jane P. White, Director of the Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force.

Registration begins at 5pm, dinner will be served at 6. Visit mission displays, book sales, and enjoy appetizers from 5-6.

Certificates of training will be available for licensed health care and social workers.

Advanced registration is $10, at the door $12. Please pre-register by June 15 even if you plan to pay at the door. Children are welcome to eat free and childcare will be provided.

Download the registration form.

Blue Water District UMW Spiritual Growth Retreat

“Trusting God with Everything”
Retreat Leader: Rev. Beth Librande (Pastor, Freeland UMC)
Music: Lynda Brooks from Mayville UMC

Fees: Early Bird Discount – registration must be received by Monday, March 13, 2017.

  • $55 for Both Days
  • $40 for Commuters
  • $20 for Friday Only
  • $30 for Saturday Only

Includes meals and snacks. All others received after March 13th – Add $5.00 to cost. Click here for the registration form.

To learn more about the Blue Water District United Methodist Women, click here.

United Methodist Women 43rd Annual Detroit Conference Celebration and Meeting

The United Methodist Women will be holding their 43rd Annual Detroit Conference Celebration and Meeting on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at the First United Methodist Church in Marquette, Michigan.  Registration begins at 8:30am.

The theme is “Harvest Your Spiritual Gifts – Healing” presented by speaker Viki Crystal Prewitt, the morning anchor for WLUC TV Channel 6, Marquette.

An Ingathering Project will benefit the local “Room at the Inn – Marquette”.  They are asking for gift cards from Gordon’s Food Service (or cash) to purchase individually wrapped snack bars, cereal and coffee.

Flyer and registration information available here:

A separate bus trip to the Conference Celebration is available with pick-ups in Auburn Hills, Lapeer, Bay City, Ann Arbor, Flint and West Branch.  Flyer and registration available here: