Category Archives: News and Events

– See the 2020 Calendar.

This page has 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).

Feb. 8, 2020: A School to Prison Pipeline Conversation, with Cambrian Park UMW

On Feb. 8, 10:00am, Cambrian Park United Methodist Women are presenting “A School to Prison Pipeline Conversation” with speaker Deb St. Julian.

Join us for a conversation about race, “white privilege” and education in America today.   What we can do? How can we help?

Snacks and drinks will be served.
Everyone is invited!

RSVP to Betty Dickey

Cambrian Park UMC
1919 Gunston Way
San Jose, CA 95124

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"

April 17-19, 2020: Western Jurisdiction UMW is “Calling u” – with Scholarships!

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.

Register before January 31 for best pricing.

Scholarships are available! Deadline to apply for the “Calling u” Scholarship is December 20, 2019. Recipients of the Scholarship will be notified by January 15, 2020.

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.