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A Bold Awakening: Revitalize Ourselves and Our Faith at the Spiritual Retreat, Mar. 16-18

Our District UMW Spiritual Retreat will be held March 16-18, 2018, in the beautiful redwood forest at Mission Springs Retreat Center, just outside of Scotts Valley, CA. This is a wonderful opportunity to pause our busy lives and focus on our spiritual health.

Ms. Micheal Pope, Retreat Leader

Ms. Micheal Pope, Retreat Leader

Ms. Micheal Pope, CA/NV Conference Lay Leader and CEO of Alzheimer’s Services of the East Bay, will be our retreat leader. In addition to her thought-provoking program, there will be a variety of optional activities:

  • Morning matins
  • Wake up/Warm up
  • Saturday evening Talent Show
  • Prayer walk
  • On-your-own nature walks
  • Craft tables
  • Reading book exchange
  • “Show n’ Tell” area to display your arts & crafts
  • and more!

Scholarships are available for first-time attendees as well as returning participants. Scholarships cover the program, meals, and lodging in the lowest-cost housing option, after applicants provide a modest share of the cost. See scholarship form on the District UMW Events page for details.

Registration deadline is extended to March 7.  Get the registration flyer and more information at the District UMW Events page.

Update your Directory info, to connect with others in District

So that you can receive news and resources from your District UMW team, and others can contact you, be sure your local group’s  information in the 2018 District UMW Directory is current!

Please email Karen Ray your 2018 officer list.  If there are no changes, please email indicating with your church name and indicate no changes.  You may also turn this information in at the “Connect and Learn” Leadership events on January 27 and February 3.

Please include the following information:

  • Church name and address
  • For each officer:  Office title, name, address, phone and email

You may use the form available on the District UMW website.  Only one form per church is needed.

Deadline: Feb 3, 2018