Our Purpose


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 United Methodist Church.

Purpose song.

Our Vision

Turning Faith, Hope, and Love into Action on behalf of women, children and youth around the world.

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Feb 1 (SP) Exec Board at Evangelical UMC in Waterville

Feb 1 (TC) Winter Gathering/Leadership Training at Good Samaritan UMC

Feb 22 (BW) Exec Team at Elk River UMC

Mar 14 (TC) Planning for Spring Gathering at Messiah UMC

Apr 12- Easter Sunday

Apr 17-18 Conference Team Meetings at Riverside UMC in Park Rapids Start after lunch at 1 pm Friday and end by 4 pm Sat- Fri night church provide dinner. Church provide lunch

Sat. Apr 17 Standing Rules (10-12) Finance (District Treasurers (1-3 pm) Nominating Committee (1-3 pm) Finance Committee (3:15-5:15 pm) Dinner (5:15-6) Mission u (6-8pm)

Apr 18 Program (10-12)  Lunch (12-1)  Executive (1-4)

Apr 21 (SP) Exec Board at Windom UMC (note this is TUES)

Apr 23 Emma Norton Services Opening Doors Dinner at Intercontinental St. Paul Riverfront Hotel - 11 East Kellogg Blvd, St. Paul, MN  55101

Apr 24 (BW) Exec Team at Princeton Freshwaters UMC

Apr 24 (NS) Exec Meeting at Pequot Lakes

Apr 25 (BW) Spring Gathering at Princeton Freshwaters UMC 

Apr 25 (NS) Spring Gathering at Pequot  Lakes  Apr 25 (RV) Spring Gathering at Red Wing

Apr 25 (SP) Spring Gathering at Windom UMC

May 2 (NS) Day Apart at Motley

May 2 (TC) Spring Gathering at Messiah UMC

May 5-15 UMC General Conference in Minneapolis

Jun 16 (SP) Day Apart at Hope UMC in Blue Earth

Jun 20 (BW) Exec Team at TBD

Jun 25 (NS) Exec Meeting at Akeley UMC

Jun 26-28 North Central Jurisdiction in Sioux Falls, SD

Jul 16 Conference Team meetings location at Kelly Inn St. Cloud Standing Rules Committee (1-3) Finance Committee (3:15-5:15) Nominations (3:15-5:15) Dinner (5:15-6) Executive Committee (6-9)

Jul 17-19 Mission u at Kelly Inn St. Cloud

Jul 25 Mission u Too at Faith UMC in Waseca

Aug 1 Mission u Too at La Puerta Abierta in St. Paul

Aug 8 Mission u Wrap Up (10-1) Lunch (1-1:30) Program Planning (1:30-3:30)

Sep 5 (SP) Exec Board at Centenary UMC in Mankato

Sep 12 CWU of MN Annual Meeting (not confirmed)

Sep 18 (BW) Exec Team at Coon Rapids

Sep 19 (BW)  Fall Gathering at Coon Rapids

Sep 19 (SP) Fall Gathering at Centenary UMC in Mankato

Sep 25 (NS) District Exec Meeting at Alexandria

Sep 26  (NS) Fall Gathering at Alexandria

Sep 26 (RV) Fall Gathering at Stewartville

Sep 26 (TC) Fall Gathering at Richfield UMC

Oct 9 Conference Team meetings at Riverside UMC in Park Rapids Program (1-3) Executive (3:15-6:15) Dinner (6:15-7) Team arrives after lunch at 1 pm and church provides supper at 6 pm

Oct 10 Annual Gathering at Riverside UMC in Park Rapids

Oct 23 Conference Team Meetings 1-9 pm at Kelly Inn in St. Cloud Program 1-3  Executive 3:15-6:15  Dinner 6:15-7  Stuff packets 7-9

Oct 24 (SP) Exec meeting at Leadership Development Retreat in St. Cloud

Oct 24-25 Leadership Development Retreat for Conference and District Officers- at Kelly Inn-St. Cloud-Registration at 8:30-9:15 am Saturday with worship starting at 9:30 am

2020 Calendar