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.  Newsletters prior to 2019 can be accessed on the Archive subpage. 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

October 17 - 2020 Blue River District Annual Meeting -Virtual Meeting 9:30-11:00 am

Blue River District Minutes

Minutes prior to 2018 may be accessed on the Archive subpage for Blue River District

Miscellaneous Files

2020 District Leadership

The following is information on the 2020 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.


Susan Orwen

Beatrice Centenary

Vice President

Rogene Silletto



Jane Nider



Stacey Brandenburgh


Journey in Faith Leader (Spiritual Growth)

Sondra Buell


Journey in Action Leader (Social Action)

Jan Hauser


Journey in Giving Leader (Education & Interpretation)

Lynette Broderick


Journey in Growth Leader
(Membership, Nurture & Outreach)

Sue Hanneman

Lincoln 1st

Journey in Learning Leader (Program Resources)

Marletta Stark Crete

Communications Coordinator

Cheri Kaiser


Chair of Committee on Nominations

Vera Mazour (2020)


Committee on Nominations



Class of 2020

Shirley Bornemeier


Class of

Holly Matzke


Class of 2021

Sandy Blankenship


Class of 2021

Kerry Florell

Lincoln Christ

Class of 2021

Kay Clark


District Superintendent

Rev. Nancy Tomlinson  

Conference Journey in Growth

Vicki Leech


Conference Journey in Learning

Ann Cerveny

St. Paul - Lincoln