Gateway District UMW

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

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

District Events:

2017 Gateway District Annual Meeting

Thursday, October 12, 2017 

Minden UMC, 340 North Newell Ave 

"Oh For Joy"

8:30 - 9:30 Registration, Fellowship, Rolls and Coffee

9:30 -3:00 Program with GP UMW President, Karen Dunlap

Registration form can be found in 2017 July Newsletter.  Registration is $12.00 and is due October 2, 2017. Send registration to Kay Lyn McBride, 141 North Smith, Minden 68959.

2017 District Newsletters

2016 District Newsletters

2017 District Leadership

The following is information on the 2017 Gateway 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.


Doris Whitacre


Nevabelle Howe


Mary Lou Wineland

Journey in Planning Leader

Rita Skiles

Journey in Faith Leader

Marlene Boysen

Journey in Action Leader

Kathy Mann

Journey in Giving and Learning Leader

Rose Hamilton

Journey in Growth Leader

Charlene Schauer

Program Resources

Vacant - Contact is President: Doris Whitacre    

Communications Coordinator

Ardith Davenport

Chair Committee on Nominations

Wanda Chessmore - Contact is President: Doris Whitacre who will assist you in contacting Wanda.

Committee on Nominations

Sharon Bauer

Shirley Pierce

Linda Lawrence

Sarah Hansen

District Superintendent

Rev Cindy Karges

Great Plains Conference UMW Officers in Gateway District:

Peggy Walters - Communications Coordinator

Joyce Solomon - Chair of Committee on Nominations (2018)

Gateway District Archives

2015 District Calendar of Events

April 13       District Executive Committee Meeting, Camp Comeca, 6:00 pm

April 14       District Spring Retreat, Camp Comeca, 9:30am-3:00pm  Registration begins at 9:00 am

                  Download the 2015 District Spring Retreat Registration and Flyer Here

June 23      District Executive Committee Meeting, Callaway UMC, 10:00 am

Sept 19      District Fall Annual Meeting, Holdrege UMC

                   Download the 2015 District Fall Annual Meeting Registration and Flyer Here

District Newsletters