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!

April 22, 2017:  BRD UMW Spring Event, DeWitt Methodist Church 9:00-3:00

Register with Martha Conn at 402-683-3720 by April 14, 2017

Each carload will be asked to bring a large salad to share for salad luncheon.

April 28-30, 2017:  Spring Spiritual Retreat at Camp Comeca, Cozad, NE 

First ever Spring Retreat, "On the Path Home", will be held at Camp Comeca, near Cozad, NE, April 28-30. This is a spiritual retreat based upon the lives of 5 Bible women: Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba, and Mary; and is being led by Carol Van Gorp from the National office of United Methodist Women. Register by Friday, April 14, 2017.

Information on Spring Retreat
Spring Retreat Registration Form

September 29-30, 2017:  UMW Great Plains Conference Annual Meeting, York, NE

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

(see link below for complete Calendar of Events for 2017--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.

President

Ann Cerveny

St. Paul-Lincoln

Vice President

Susan Orwen

Beatrice Centenary

Secretary

Mary Starr

St. Paul-Lincoln

Treasurer

Carol Wilhelm

Elmwood

Journey in Faith Leader (Spiritual Growth)

Lynette Broderick

Seward

Journey in Action Leader (Social Action)

Stacey Brandenburgh

Raymond

Journey in Giving Leader (Education & Interpretation)

Joyce Gettman

First-Lincoln

Journey in Growth Leader
(Membership, Nurture & Outreach)

Jan Hauser

Raymond

Journey in Learning Leader (Program Resources)

Ellie Quiring

Beatrice Centenary

Communications Coordinator

Sandy Blankenship

Waverly

Chair of Committee on Nominations

Marletta Stark

Grace-Crete

Committee on Nominations

 

 

Class of 2017

Rayma Delaney

First-Lincoln

Class of 2018

Sarah Shively

Seward

Class of 2018

 

 

Class of 2019

Katherine Griffith

DeWitt

Class of 2020

Shirley Bornemeier

St Paul's-Elmwood

Class of 2020

Vera Mazour

Dorchester

District Superintendent

Rev. Bill Ritter

 

Dean of Mission u

Denise Larsen

Beatrice Centenary