Category Archives: News and Events

News, local events and activities sponsored by our CA/NV Conference UMW, District UMW, and local units. Let us know if you have an event you wish to invite others to!

The Mission Link newsletter is published 4 times a year (February, May, September, December).

 

See the 2019 Calendar (2nd Half).

November 16: Memorial Service for Patricia Madsen

Patricia Madsen

Patricia Madsen

We are sorry to inform you that a past District UMW president, Patricia Madsen, passed away October 21, 2019.

Patricia was a devoted and active lifelong United Methodist Woman.  She had great enthusiasm and ideas for her local unit at Willow Glen UMC, as well as for our District UMW.  Those who attended the District UMW Spiritual Retreat at Mission Springs will remember her leading the “Wake Up Warm Up” morning exercise sessions.

See her obituary here.

The memorial service for Patricia will be November 16, 2019, at 2 pm, at Willow Glen United Methodist Church.

Willow Glen UMC
1420 Newport Ave.
San Jose, CA 95125

December 7: Christmas Around the World at Cambrian Park UMC

Cambrian Park Christmas 2019Cambrian Park United Methodist Women invite you to their annual Holiday Celebration and Fundraiser, “Christmas Around the World,” Saturday, December 7, 2019.

Enjoy the warmth of friends, light lunch and beverages, and many opportunities to take home a specialty gift basket (silent auction) or signature dessert or plant (live auction)!

Proceeds go to missions for women, children, and youth.

Details:
1:30pm to 4:00pm
Wright Hall at Cambrian Park United Methodist Church
1919 Gunston Way
San Jose, CA 95124

Tickets are $15 per adult, $8 per child 6 and over; children 5 and under are free!
Please purchase tickets by December 1, 2019.
See ticket info on the event flyer, here.
Child care is available upon request; please contact church office for arrangements.

November 2: Cambrian Park UMW offers “A Light for the World to See”

Cambrian Park Bible StudyCambrian Park UMW invites you to join them on Saturday, November 2, at 10am, for their World Thank Offering program.  This event will include a Bible Study, “A Light for the World to See.”  In addition, there will be snacks, coffee & tea, music, and good conversation.

The program will be in the Fireside Room of the Education Building, at Cambrian Park United Methodist Church

Cambrian Park United Methodist Church
1919 Gunston Ave.
San Jose, CA 95124

Western Jurisdiction "Calling u"

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

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 www.wjumw.com:

  • 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.