UMW

 United Methodist Women
Yellowstone UMW - Montana, 1/2 Wyoming and a slice of Idaho  

 The organized unit of the 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.

 

QUICK LINKS - click on the colored word below to go directly to that section

   Yellowstone Conference

   Mission u 

   Big Horn District  

   Western Mountains District   

   Newsletters      If you would like to receive newsletters and other UMW news please email
                         Claudia Davis and tell her your name, email address, and phone

UMW - National Links

**Membership Unit Census due March 1st

Individual Members  My UMW  Sign up and receive your membership card

**Assembly 2018, Columbus OH Information and Registration
   Scholarship available through Yellowstone Conference

 **Legacy Fund - donate online or mail checks to United Methodist Women/Office of the Treasurer/

                                    475 Riverside Dr, 15th Floor/ New York, NY 10015

UMW e-News 

The  2017-2020 UMW Handbook and Bylaws

       210 pages so be patient while it downloads.

 

Upcoming Events:

2018

February 2-3 - Mission u, Laurel UMC   
Scholarship available at Mission u 

March 1 - Enter your church's UMW members on the Census

April 14 - Big Horn Spring District Meeting at Laurel UMC

April 21 - Western Mountains Spring District Meeting at Kalispell Epworth UMC

May 18-20 - Assembly 2018, Columbus OH  Information and Registration
Early registration ends Dec 31st    Assembly Scholarship Form-PDF

September 28-29 - UMW Annual Meeting

UMW Newsletters:

Conference Newsletter  - THE FLAME        

Big Horn District Newsletter  - THE SPARK      

Western Mountains District Newsletter - GLOWING EMBERS       

If you would like to receive newsletters and other UMW news please email
Claudia Davis and tell her your name, email address, and phone

    

Yellowstone Conference UMW

 

Conference newsletter THE FLAME with upcoming events:        


Leadership Team: Address List (Click on List) Updated February, 2017

Assembly 2018, Columbus OH Information and Registration

                   Assembly Scholarship Form-WORD   Assembly Scholarship Form-PDF

 

 

Team Members from Yellowstone Conference attending Leadership Training
November, 2017

 

UMW Yellowstone Conference Standing Rules:        


UMW Yellowstone Conference Facebook Page:Facebook

 

 2017 Yellowstone Conference Mission Team
2017 Yelowstone Conference Mission Team

                                              

Mission u - Learning Together
for the Transformation of the World

  PDF  Deadline January 28

 
  WORD    PDF   Deadline January 10
 
 Winter School - February 2-3 - Mission u, Laurel UMC
Studies are 1) Living as a Covenant Community - Peg Plimpton
                    2) Missionary Conferences of the United Methodist Church in the USA - Anita Turner
 

  More Information on the Mission Studies and books required for the classes can be found on the
National UMW website.

  Books should be read in advance of Mission u.  Lay Speaker credit available.

Study leader Peg Plimpton - former YAC Lay Leader, is a graduate of U of Montana with Masters and PhD in Psychology. Peg is a Lay Speaker who has completed the Academy for Spiritual Formation. She has served on numerous committees within her local congregation, Missoula 1st and been an alternate and delegate to General Conference and Western Jurisdiction.

Study Leader Anita Turner -  former UMW President of the Kansas West Conference is a graduate of Ottawa University and St. Anthony Hospital School of Medical Technology (MTASCP).  She has served as Dean of the School of Missions and Director of Mission Education Tours in addition to numerous other jobs and committees within her local church and conference.  She has been a Delegate to General Conference and the South Central Jurisdiction.  Anita was elected to the Leadership Team of the Western Jurisdiction UMW and serves as the Chair of the Committee on Nominations through 2020. Currently, Anita directs the Handbells of Covenant United Methodist Church in Helena.

 

 

 

 

 

Big Horn District UMW

Leadership Team 2017 Address List (Click on List)

District newsletter THE SPARK  with news on past and upcoming events:  
  

Upcoming Dates:   

December 15 deadline for responding to fall mailing
Fall letter, Officers to Grace Mattheas,, Honor and Mission Today Checklists PDF
Fall letter, Officers to Grace Mattheas,, Honor and Mission Today Checklists  WORD

March 1 deadline to enter your membership numbers on the Census
               Instructions for online submission

April 14, 2018  Spring District Meeting at Laurel UMC

Proposed Big Horn District Standing Rules

 

  

 


Western Mountains District UMW

Leadership Team 2017 Address List (Click on List)

District newsletter GLOWING EMBERS with news on past and upcoming events:  
      

Upcoming Dates:   

January 15 deadline for responding to fall mailing
Fall letter  in WORD or  in PDF
Officers to Grace Mattheas   in WORD or  in PDF
Honor and Mission Today Checklists  in WORD  or   in PDF

March 1 deadline to enter your membership numbers on the Census
               Instructions for online submission

April 21, 2018 Spring District Meeting at Kalispell Epworth UMC

                                                            

 

Useful Links for UMW Officers and Members:
*The United Methodist Women's website is at: http://prod.umwomen.org:88/

                         
Click on buttons below to open the link or document.

UMW has news, resources (logo, installation services, etc.), programs, Response Magazine and lots of other UMW information for you.

Assembly May 18-20 in Columbus OH Information and Registration

Membership Unit Census

Individual Members  My UMW  Sign up and receive your membership card

Program Resources - Climate Justice, Maternal and Child Health, Incarceration, Income Equality

    Subscribe to UMW e-News 

 Special resources for UMW leaders and members

 We will be 150 years old in 2019. 

 A fund has been established to assure our mission work continues into the future.
or by mailing your individual check to:
UMW Treasurer's Office, 475 Riverside Dr, New York, NY 10115

Checks from local units can be mailed to your District Treasurer.

 List of Books, etc. for the Reading Program     

 Order your books and other resources here    

 *The  2017-2020 UMW Handbook and Bylaws 210 pages so be patient while it downloads.
Other resources are available online and can be viewed on your computer.
    Interested in starting a new UMW unit in your church?
There are lots of helpful items here! 
"The Joy of Becoming" and "Organizing or Reorganizing Units" are especially helpful.

  Response magazine is a great tool to find out about our mission projects 

 

  All kinds of forms and financial information  

Local Unit Treasurer Remittance Form

Special Mission Recognition pin order form

2018 Pledge Service              Pledge Cards

     


*Be sure to send the donations from your local unit to your
District Treasurer by December 1st.

Make your checks payable to: 
Big Horn District UMW or Western Mountains District UMW
               
Local units are encouraged to become a 5 Star Unit.