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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

20th Assembly of United Methodist Women

Assembly 2018: The Power of BoldMay 17, Columbus, OH – Ubuntu Day of Service
May 18-20, 2018, Columbus, OH – Assembly

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.

Making arrangements

UMW Breakfast at Annual Conference

Jim Perdue

Saturday, June 23, 2018, Greens on Tenth, Modesto, CA

Our guest speaker will be Jim Perdue, field staff missionary of the Global Migration Team of the General Board of Global Ministries, working specifically in the global migration corridor from the northern triangle of Central America northward to the USA/Mexico border.

Please register using the downloadable poster/form.  Registration deadline is Tuesday, June 19, 2018.

2018 Mission u Events

When you register, you may choose from these study options:

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

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, Campbell United Methodist Church, San Jose, CA

El Camino Real District UMW Annual Celebration

October 27, 2018, Location TBA

See summary of all 2018 events.