Blue River District UMW

This page contains information on the news, happenings, events and leadership information for the United Methodist Women of the Blue River District.  

Items that appear in blue are clickable and will take you directly to the information.

Blue River Ripple Newsletter

Looking for information on upcoming events or deadlines for items to be submitted? Check our newsletter--The Blue River Ripple. If you are unable to open the pdf file below, try saving it to your computer and then opening the file.

Blue River District Events

Mark your Calendars!

October 21, 2017:  BRD UMW Annual Meeting, Lincoln St. Paul Methodist

(see link below for complete Calendar of Events for 2018--under Misc. Files)

Blue River District Minutes

Miscellaneous Files

2017 District Leadership

The following is information on the 2017 Blue River District Leadership Team.  To contact one of the leadership team members click on their name.  This will allow you to email your inquiry directly to that person.  For those without an e-mail link, please direct your inquiry to the district president.


Ann Cerveny

St. Paul-Lincoln

Vice President

Susan Orwen

Beatrice Centenary


Mary Starr

St. Paul-Lincoln


Carol Wilhelm


Journey in Faith Leader (Spiritual Growth)

Lynette Broderick


Journey in Action Leader (Social Action)

Stacey Brandenburgh


Journey in Giving Leader (Education & Interpretation)

Joyce Gettman


Journey in Growth Leader
(Membership, Nurture & Outreach)

Jan Hauser


Journey in Learning Leader (Program Resources)

Ellie Quiring

Beatrice Centenary

Communications Coordinator

Sandy Blankenship


Chair of Committee on Nominations

Marletta Stark


Committee on Nominations



Class of 2017

Rayma Delaney


Class of 2018

Sarah Shively


Class of 2018



Class of 2019

Katherine Griffith


Class of 2020

Shirley Bornemeier

St Paul's-Elmwood

Class of 2020

Vera Mazour


District Superintendent

Rev. Bill Ritter


Dean of Mission u

Denise Larsen

Beatrice Centenary