|Mission Link – February 2018|
|Get the latest Mission Link newsletter from El Camino Real District UMW. In this issue:
Changes from the printed version include addition of by-line for page 1 article; removal of personal contact info for District Team members; replacement of actual forms with links to online forms; and minor formatting adjustments.
Next issue: Articles & photos due to Communications Coordinator before Friday, April 20, 2018.
|El Camino Real District UMW Events|
A Bold Awakening: Revitalize Ourselves and Our Faith
District UMW Spiritual Retreat at Mission Springs
March 16-18, 2018, Mission Springs Retreat Center, Scotts Valley, CA
Micheal is the host of an online radio show on BlogTalk Radio, “Life is a Sacred Journey.” She is also the co-author of “Life is a Journey we know by Heart,” a book that pays tribute to elders living with Alzheimer’s and her organization.
Registration is now open. The registration form includes further information about the retreat, plus the form for registering for the event and noting your lodging preferences. Accommodations are arranged on a first come, first served basis – so register early!
Scholarships are available for first-time and returning attendees, to enable participation at reduced cost. Scholarship applicants are asked to work with their UMW President or local church pastor to complete the scholarship application.
Conference Social Action Event: Immigration
April 14, 2018, Sacramento First UMC, 9am-1pm (doors open at 8:30am for check-in and refreshments)
Our guest speakers will be:
The registration form includes all event details. Pre-registration is $18, or $20 after March 31. Includes a light breakfast, lunch, and program materials. (Without lunch, it’s $10.)
For more event information, contact Rosie Bachand.
20th Assembly of United Methodist Women
Be part of celebrating 150 years of United Methodist Women. Assembly 2018 is being held in Columbus, OH, the site of the first Assembly. This event honors relationships among members, partners, and connections, and highlights our capacity for positive change when we work together. Get more info about Assembly 2018 here.
2018 Mission u Events
When you register, you may choose from these study options:
Our co-deans Andrea McDonald and Adi Mere Nabou recommend that you order study books (in advance) from the Mission Resource Center.
Registration includes meals and several options for accommodations. “Go green” and bring your own water bottle and/or mug. Payment can be made by credit card or debit card (online), or by check (registering by mail).
Conference UMW Annual Celebration
October 20, 2018, Korean UMC of Santa Clara Valley, San Jose, CA
El Camino Real District UMW Annual Celebration
October 27, 2018, Location TBA