United Women in Faith




Great Plains United Women in Faith

United Methodist Women

Turning Faith, Hope and Love into Action

United Methodist Women is the largest denominational faith organization for women with approximately 800,000 members whose mission is fostering spiritual growth, developing leadership, and advocating for justice.


Click here to Register for Events and/or Donate


We are The Great Plains United Methodist Women!

We officially became the Great Plains United Methodist Women on January 1, 2014. On that date the United Methodist Women of Nebraska, Kansas East  and Kansas West officially united to become the Great Plains Conference United Methodist Women. We have approximately 27,000 members. Click here to find out more about The Great Plains Conference United Methodist Women.


Welcome to our home page. All of the links on the left side of our home page are active, they are however still being created and updated. 

Items that appear in blue on this home page are clickable and will take you directly to that information/email. You can reach this home page directly by typing the URL www.greatplainsumc.org/umw into your browser. Take a look around the site. If you have questions, comments or items that need to be included on our web page, email Pat McGill.


On this Home page you will find information about the following...

Items that appear in blue are clickable and will take you directly to that information/email


New Relationship for Vanco Online Registration and Donations

Part of the new look of our website will be the opportunity for you to read about upcoming meetings, classes and opportunities to donate.  All of these opportunities will be listed together and found at the link above on the home page, entitled

"Click here to Register for Events and/or Donate."

When you click there, you'll see numerous tiles with pictures, titles and a brief description.  Click on the "register" or "donate" button associated with that tile and you'll be given detailed information about the event or donation.  For registrations there may be a few questions for you to answer prior to actually paying.  Then you'll be led through the payment process where you'll need to supply credit or debit card information.  This system is called Vanco and will replace our involvement with PayPal. Please use Discover, Visa,or Mastercard debit or credit cards. American Express cards charge a higher service fee,so please avoid their use. Vanco offers more flexibility, lower service fees and real people to talk to when your Great Plains Conference administrator has questions.  Looking forward to this system being an advantage for everyone.  Please contact Barbara Smith, Great Plains UWF Treasurer, with questions. 


Take Action for Racial Justice NOW!

United Methodist Women are BOLD in our work for racial justice. Use the Charter for Racial Justice to open your eyes and your hearts to what you can do by applying the suggestions in the Charter for Racial Justice 2022

**************************************************************************************************************************2021 2022 Great Plains UMW Mission u events-- For Information and to Register on line, click on the link above


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2022 Great Plains UMW Conference Leadership Team

Elected Leadership:

Appointed/Other Officers:

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2022 Great Plains Conference UMW Calendar

Due to Coronavirus, many dates are changing and events are cancelled, but we can still pray for one another and do the mission work of United Methodist Women that we have done for over 150 years...just will be doing it differently for awhile. We remain TOGETHER as the Great Plains UMW in FAITH, HOPE, and LOVE in Action!

Great Plains United Methodist Women Calendar 2022

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National Officers and Committee Chairs for 2021-2024:

  •    President: SAinise Isama'u (California Pacific Conference)
  •    Vice President: Cynthia Rives (North Texas Conference)
  •    Secretary: Bethany Amey Sutton (Greater New Jersey Conference)
  •    Chairperson of Governance Committee: Daryl Junes Joe (New Mexico Conference)
  •    Chairperson of Finance Committee: Heidi J. Careaga (Wisconsin Conference)

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Midwest Mission Distribution Center (MMDC) Mission Trip

Tentative Upcoming Dates in 2022

  • March 14-18,2022
  • Octobber 10 -14, 2022

You too can experience MMDC by picking a trip date and make a non-refundable deposit of $20. The leader of our Great Plains trips is Teena Faubel.  Call 402-217-3775 or email her for answers to your questions. Send your $20 non-refundable deposit to treasurer, Teena Faubel at 5201 Bison Drive, Lincoln, NE  68516-2415. The cost of the supply fee, the housing fee, food at the dorm, office supplies and travel tends to be around $200.00.  Many women receive part of this cost from their local unit.

For additional information, go to www.midwestmission.org or e-mail them at office@midwestmission.org or find them on facebook at www.facebook.com/midwestmission.  Also by phone at 217-483-7911.

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Links to Other Sites/Resources:


 Click here to visit our Great Plains Conference UMW Facebook page.


Click here to visit the National United Methodist Women Pinterest online clipboard.

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