Eastern PA Conference UMW Co-Presidents
UMW’s “Girls on the Go” gathers March 9-10
UM Women will sponsor their annual Girls on the Go meetup of teen girls at Gretna Glen Camp and Retreat Center, from Saturday, March 9, 11 AM, to Sunday March 10, 4 PM. High school teens, ages 13 to 18, will share together in Bible study and “God-centered talk,” fun activities, crafts, worship, learning about mission and more. They will also make new friends and learn ways to keep their lives “Christ-centered” despite all the distractions and stress of daily life.
Margaret Keefer, a youth pastor, teacher and retreat and worship director for all ages, will return with music and activities to inspire and challenge the youth to “live the life God intended for them.” Download and use the brochure to register for $60 by Feb. 1 or $70 by Feb.15, and $75 after then.
Mission u 2019
Celebrating 150 Years in Mission
July 19-20, 2019
The Inn at Reading
The purpose of Mission u is to help church members (lay and clergy, men, women and youth) understand and interpret the global mission of the church and the responsibility of Christians within that mission; to provide information about the work of United Methodist Women; and to offer an integrated program of Mission Education, Christian Social Action, and Program Planning.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Members and elected leadership of United Methodist Women, United Methodist Men, pastors, chairpersons of local Work Area on Mission, and all others interested in mission and in gaining a better understanding and interpretation of the church’s global mission. Courses are designed to highlight individual Christian responsibility within that mission.
Attendees will be asked to bring basic school supplies which will be distributed to children through LUMINA, Hazleton Enlarged Ministries and Grace: Ogontz UMC in Philadelphia.
FOR INFORMATION ABOUT MISSION u
Contact the Dean of the school:
What is United Methodist Women?
United Methodist Women is a supportive, inclusive Christian membership organization where women grow spiritually, develop as leaders and serve and work to create a world in which all women, children and youth thrive. United Methodist Women is the women’s ministry of The United Methodist Church.
What does United Methodist Women do?
Our members nurture one another in community and support U.S. and international projects and partners improving the lives of women, children and youth with their prayers, volunteer and advocacy efforts, and financial gifts.
PURPOSE of United Methodist Women
The organized unit of United Methodist Women shall be a community of women whose purpose is to know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ; to develop a creative, supportive fellowship; and to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church.
Turning faith, hope and love into action on behalf of women, children and youth around the world.
Who can join United Methodist Women?
Any woman who commits herself to the PURPOSE of United Methodist Women and to engage in study, personal growth and social action can join. Women can join the unit (group) in their local church, become part of a unit in a near-by church, join the on-line community, join a district unit if one exists or help to form a district unit.
Learn more at www.unitedmethodistwomen.org