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Mission Link – May 2018
Spring 2018 Mission Link

Spring 2018 Mission Link

Get the latest Mission Link newsletter from El Camino Real District UMW.  In this issue:

  • Looking ahead
    • UMW Assembly, May 18-20
    • International lunch with Santa Cruz UMW, May 19
    • Red Sand event with Valley Faith UMW, June 9
    • UMW Breakast at Annual Conference, June 23
    • Mission u, August
    • Conference Annual Conference, October 20
    • District Annual Conference, October 27
    • 2019 Spiritual Retreat, March 15-19, 2019
    • 2018 Calendar
  • From the District Team
    • Notes from the President: 2018 is our time to be BOLD
    • Nominations: What is your passion?
    • Program Resources: What are you reading?
    • Treasurer: UMW funds and local church needs
    • Social Justice: Suitcase Project
    • Spiritual Growth: UMW working together in teams
    • Communications: Share your group’s stories; Get Quick News
  • In Retrospect
    • Retreat 2018: A Bold Awakening
    • In loving memory: Rhonda Canale

Changes from the printed version include 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, August 17, 2018.

El Camino Real District UMW Events

2018 Mission u Events

Our co-deans Andrea McDonald and Adi Mere Nabou recommend that you order study books (in advance) from the Mission Resource Center.

Embracing Wholeness

Spiritual Growth: Embracing Wholeness

What About Our Money?

Social issue: What about our money? A Faith Response

Missionary Conferences of the United Methodist Church in the United States

Geographic: Missionary Conferences of the UMC in the US

Youth study: Is it just money?

Youth study: Is it just money? Our dollars in God’s economy

Registration includes meals and several options for accommodations. “Go green” and bring your own water bottle and/or mug.

Learn more about Mission u from National UMW.

Conference UMW Annual Celebration

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.”

Registration info will be available later this summer.

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

Pastor Lindsey Kerr

Pastor Lindsey Kerr

October 27, 2018, First United Methodist Church of Sunnyvale

Our featured speaker will be Lindsey Kerr, Pastor of Christ Church United Methodist of Santa Rosa, CA, and Associate Pastor of Santa Rosa UMC.  Lindsey is passionate about the church’s role in working for justice and social change, and seeks to live as a disciple of the radical and compassionate Jesus Christ.

Registration info will be available later this summer.

See summary of all 2018 events