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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!

The Mission Link newsletter is published 4 times a year (February, May, September, December).

See calendar of 2019 events.

Patricia Farrow passes

Patricia Farrow

Patricia Farrow with husband Tom Farrow

It is with a heavy heart that we notify you that Tuesday, January 15, Patricia Farrow died at 2pm at home with her husband Tom and her brothers at her side.

Pat is a former Social Action coordinator (2016-2016) of El Camino Real District UMW leadership team, as well as a former Vice President of the Willow Glen United Methodist Women local unit. She was instrumental in supporting the “Lifted Spirits” homeless women’s shelter in downtown San Jose.  Willow Glen UMW are continuing to support this shelter.

There will be a memorial service Saturday, February 9, 2:00pm at Willow Glen UMC.

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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