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

BRD 13th Annual Meeting

Saturday, October 12, 2019 9-3:00

St Mark's UMC, 8550 Pioneer Blvd, Lincoln, NE

Register by October 7th. Registration in August Ripple above.

Blue River District Minutes

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

Miscellaneous Files

2019 District Leadership

The following is information on the 2019 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


Stacey Brandenburgh


Journey in Faith Leader (Spiritual Growth)

Lisa Maupin


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)

Ellie Wrigley


Communications Coordinator

Sandy Blankenship


Chair of Committee on Nominations

Shirley Bornemeier


Committee on Nominations






Class of 2020

Holly Matzke


Class of 2020

Vera Mazour


Class of 2019

Kathryn Griffith


Class of 2019

Kay Clark


Class of 2019

Marletta Stark Crete

District Superintendent

Rev. Bill Ritter