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 Event

  • 2022 Blue River Spring Event APRIL 2,2022

    • at Hallam, Nebraska UMC



To register, sign up here:
or contact Spiritual Growth Coordinator by email: Jeanene Cordes  (click on her name)



October 16, 2021 Blue River District Annual Meeting -Virtual Meeting 9:30-11:00 am

2020 BRD Events Calendar

Blue River District Minutes

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

Miscellaneous Files

2021 District Leadership

The following is information on the 2021 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

Sandy Blankenship


Committee on Nominations



Class of 2021

Kerry Florell

Lincoln Christ

Class of 2022

Cheryl Patterson

Class of 2022 Dottie Halvorsen


Class of 2022

Carole Lashley


Class of 2022

Jan Varejcka

Lincoln South Gate

District Superintendent

Rev. Nancy Tomlinson  

Conference Journey in Growth

Vicki Leech


Conference Journey in Learning

Ann Cerveny

St. Paul - Lincoln

District Superintendent

Rev. Dr. Nancy Tomlnson