Great West District UMW

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

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

District Newsletters

District Leadership

Upcoming District Events:

2019 Great West District Spring Event

"Happy Birthday UMW! -150 Years of Faith, 150 Years of Hope, 150 Years of Love IN ACTION!"

April 6th, 9-3:00 MT

Imperial UMC, 420 Holland St, Imperial, NE

Mission Focus: The Big Garden

$10 Registration & Lunch due March 30th to Registrar: Elna Johnson

District Newsletters

2019 District Leadership

The following is information on the 2019 Great West 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.


Kathi Yost

Vice President

Tina Kitt


Merrily Debusk


Joyce Bley

Journey in Faith (Spiritual Growth)

Bette Vette

Journey in Action (Social Action)

Laurie Stevens

Journey in Giving (Education and Interpretation)

Mickey Aruffo

Journey in Growth (Membership, Nurture and Outreach)

Vicky Brown

Secretary of Program Resources

Joann Schafer

Communications Coordinator


Chairperson of the Committee on Nominations

Karen Harford

Nominations Committee

Tessie Colby

Winnie Cooley

District Superintendent

Rev Cindy Karges

Conference Appointees/Officers in District

Lori Collins

Venedith Vargas