The organized unit of United Methodist Women (UMW) 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; to expand concepts of mission through participation in global ministries of the church.
read about the October Annual meeting in Salt Lake City and at five satellite sites. Registration form is included. The slate of officers for the new Mountain Sky UMW Mission team is included with biographies of those who said YES. You will also find the 2020 budget that has total income of $290,670 and expenses of $264,811. You will find articles form Western Mountains and Big Horn Districts and from Mission u. And to top it off there is an update on the 2020 Western Jurisdiction meeting in Tempe, AZ April 17-19, 2020.
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*United Methodist Women's book talk with the Rev. Carolyn Poling, author of Who do you say that I Am? Meeting Jesus Through the Eyes of Mark.” The book talk will be held on Thursday, July 18 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. ET. More information
*United Methodist Women Issues Grants to Thwart Suicide Among LGBTQ Youth
*UMW issues a statement and call to action on the immigration crisis. It will be on social media as well as the National website.
*150th Anniversary book talk by Ellen Blue
In case you missed United Methodist Women's special 150th Anniversary book talk
with author Ellen Blue on March 28th, or want to share it, here is a link to a recording of the audio presentation:
*United Methodist Women CEO Harriett Jane Olson, issued the following statement:
The Traditional Plan adopted by General Conference invites clergy, bishops and congregations who do not support the church’s stand regarding LGBTQIA persons to leave the denomination and form another expression of Methodism. However, while our membership has many opinions about the matters considered at General Conference, United Methodist Women stands together, committed to serving women, children and youth. Read the full statement | Read a statement from Mountain Sky UMW co-presidents and the full letter from Harriet Olson
*Statement on Immigration
The leaders of the United Methodist Women (UMW) of the Mountain Sky Conference who met as a conference merger work group in Salt Lake City on Jan. 12. These women released a statement regarding the current immigration issue. The statement can be found online. Read more