Monthly Archives: December 2019

Connect & Learn 2020 – Feb. 1 at St. Paul’s UMC, San Jose

Let Your Light Shine!

Our El Camino Real District UMW “Connect & Learn” 2020 offers resources, ideas, and inspiration for local church United Methodist Women who are in UMW leadership roles, whether “official” or not.

Rev. Jennifer Goto

Rev. Jennifer Goto

This event features keynote speaker Rev. Jennifer Goto of St. Paul’s UMC, speaking on the topic of what it means to “let our light shine.”

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
      • Treasurer
      • Secretary/Communications
      • UMW in Mission/Social Action
      • Program Planning
      • Teaming Up to Grow UMW
      •  Knowing God. Continue reading
Western Jurisdiction "Calling u"

Event Postponed: April 17-19, 2020: Western Jurisdiction UMW is “Calling u”

This event is postponed

As of March 16, 2020, the Western Jurisdiction UMW Quadrennial Event is postponed, due to COVID-19 health regulations.  The event will be rescheduled to a later date, to be announced.

See more about it on the United Methodist Women website.

Original information about Western Jurisdiction UMW Quadrennial Event

Join us at the 2020 “Calling u” Western Jurisdiction UMW Quadrennial Event, April 17-19, in Tempe, AZ.  There will be opportunities for service, spiritual care, social action, networking, leadership development, and enrichment.  Speakers are to include Prof. Katharine Hayhoe, Deaconess Molly James-Vickery, UMW President Shannon Priddy, and Former UMW CEO Harriet Jane Olsen.

See more information and register at

  • Event registration
  • Hotel reservations (if you need an accessible room, you’re encouraged to register early!)
  • Scholarships
  • Info on the speakers
  • Enrichment and Ubuntu opportunities
"Calling u" video

Western Jurisdiction is “Calling u”! See this short video – link opens to YouTube.