Category Archives: News and Events

News, local events and activities sponsored by our CA/NV Conference UMW, District UMW, and local units. Let us know if you have an event you wish to invite others to!
See summary of all 2018 events

Connect & Learn 2019 – January 26 at Cambrian Park UMC

Find It… Bring It… Share It…

Our El Camino Real District UMW “Connect & Learn” 2019 offers resources, ideas, and inspiration for local church United Methodist Women who are in UMW leadership roles, whether “official” or not.

This event features keynote speaker Rev. Mariellen Yoshino of Almaden Hills UMC, speaking on the topic of leadership and empowerment.

Following the keynote, breakout groups will be offered to prepare women for leadership roles in UMW, and to explore what UMW is all about.   The following breakout groups will be offered: President; Secretary; Treasurer; UMW in Mission/Social Action; Program Planning; Teaming Up to Grow UMW; and Knowing God.

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Receive ECR District UMW’s “Quick News” emails

Example of a Quick News email

Do you want to know what’s going on in El Camino Real District UMW?  An easy way is to receive our “Quick News” emails.  Sent typically once or twice a month, these emails provide updates on upcoming events, or other news that relates to United Methodist Women in our District.

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El Camino Real District UMW Annual Celebration: “The Power of Bold: Justice With Compassion”, October 27

October 27, 2018, First United Methodist Church of Sunnyvale

Continuing this year’s theme of “The Power of Bold,” our District UMW Annual Celebration is focused on “Justice With Compassion.”  We will lift up the mission, ministry, and spiritual growth of units and groups within the District during the past year.  A choice of workshops is offered, to learn more about being in ministry to others.  And we will worship and be in fellowship together, with vibrant music, motivating message, and service of communion. Continue reading

Cambrian Park UMW Fall Plant Sale, Oct. 6 and 7

Don’t miss out on the Cambrian Park UMW Fall Succulent & Plant Sale, Saturday October 6 from 9am to 2pm, and Sunday October 7 from 1pm to 4pm.

  • Succulent arrangements
  • Dish Gardens
  • Individual Plants
  • “Do it yourself” kits

Cambrian Park United Methodist Church
1919 Gunston Way (corner of Gunston & Leigh), San Jose, CA

Bring the plant sale flyer with you and receive a free plant with $10 purchase!

Conference UMW Annual Celebration, October 20: “Legacy: Harvesting with the Holy Spirit”

Shannon Priddy

Shannon Priddy, National UMW President

October 20, 2018, Campbell United Methodist Church, San Jose, CA

This year, we are fortunate to host the CA/NV Conference UMW Annual Celebration in our own District! Please join us to hear guest speaker Shannon Priddy, the National UMW President. Ms. Priddy is one of the youngest members to serve in her role, and actively encourages younger women to get involved through conferences and mentorships by longtime members. She says, “(UMW) is for all women, of all ages, who want to put their passion to work, from social justice to advocating for others.”
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