UM Women News

UMW valued: ‘People in this state need you’

published 11/4/2016
United Methodist Women elected Glenda Gilpin of Hooker as their new Conference president during the group’s Annual Meeting in Oklahoma City. She follows Cindy Hull of Waynoka, who will complete her ...

Workshop gives tips to go green

published 11/4/2016
Professor Mark Davies put three questions before the women attending "Greening Your Congregation," an optional class at the UMW Annual Meeting. 1) What does faith teach us about relating to ...

Mission u makes news

published 9/2/2016
Mission u continues to prove its value for current-events study with United Methodist perspective — even though the three annual study topics are chosen years in advance. Consider these notes from ...

Del City teen lunch program is a mission success for UMW

published 7/1/2016
Mission u, formerly the School of Mission, is credited for inspiring a weekly high school lunch program in Del City that has continued beyond its 20th anniversary. After six hours studying "Making ...

Creations are just sew

published 5/6/2016
On Monday mornings at 10 o’clock, a dozen or more women meet at Valliant-First United Methodist Church to cut, sew, and stuff Joy Bears. The Joy Bear Ministry began in late 2014 with one purpose: to...

Women gather in OKC from 8 states

published 5/6/2016
by holly mccray The top two national leaders of United Methodist Women recently blew away any hazy notions about the organization’s mission. They made clear why UMW members are wind-catchers when ...

OKC will host jurisdiction’s UMWomen

published 2/26/2016
By CHRIS SCHUTZ Hundreds of women from eight states are expected to converge on downtown Oklahoma City April 15-17 for the Quadrennial Meeting of United Methodist Women of the South Central ...

UMW members make Christmas merry

published 1/15/2016
United Methodist Women cut Christmas cookies and decorate for NSO’s Neighborhood Santa Operation in Oklahoma City. Over 100 UMW members participated in the Dec. 5 workday. They also wrapped gifts ...

UMW shifting to new districts - Women’s leadership will change Jan 1

published 10/30/2015
Installation of the 2016 officers for United Methodist Women placed another keystone in the new eight-district structure of the Oklahoma Conference. On Oct. 3, Bishop Robert Hayes Jr. presided as ...

Woodward to welcome state’s United Methodist Women

published 9/18/2015
Anita Phillips, a clergywoman in the Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference, will be the keynote speaker for the annual meeting of Oklahoma Conference’s United Methodist Women, set for Oct. 2 and 3 ...

Mission u impacts you

published 8/7/2015
Participants get schooled on 3 timely topics You cannot calculate the full impact of Mission u*, hosted each July at Oklahoma City University, according to the program’s 2015 dean, Derrek Belase. ...

Service enriches woman’s spiritual growth

published 8/7/2015
NOTE: Bishop Hayes invited three laity to be guest writers while he is on sabbatical. By CINDY HULL I have cherished the opportunity to serve the Oklahoma Conference United Methodist Women ...

UMW giving tops 2014 Pledge

published 3/27/2015
A large toy frog is mascot this year for Oklahoma Conference United Methodist Women, rallying them to "Fully Rely On God (FROG): Leaping into UMW’s Future!" The women already are jumping with joy ...

UMW Annual Meeting - Women ages 25 to 92 celebrate missions

published 10/31/2014
Ada-First UMC hosted 266 people Oct. 3-4 for the Annual Meeting of Oklahoma Conference United Methodist Women. Among those present were six women who have led as Conference UMW president. They ...

Mission U teaches awareness of disabilities

published 8/8/2014
At Mission U 2014, "The Church and People With Disabilities" study turned the bright light of education onto a need overshadowed by other ministries. The volunteer planning team sought to model ...

Conference women active in Assembly

published 6/27/2014
Almost 100 Oklahoma Conference United Methodist Women watched one of their own be consecrated as a new deaconess, a lay ministry role, on April 27 during the 2014 UMW Assembly. Recognition of Jerrie...

June event will teach women to advocate for justice

published 5/16/2014
On June 21, United Methodist Women will offer a Social Justice Event in Oklahoma City at The Christ Experience UMC, 1006 N.E. 17th. The three presenters are skilled in arenas that include working ...

Peace Circle at Boston Avenue UMC hungry to learn

published 5/16/2014
See also "Teen connects globally at UMW Assembly" As part of learning about hunger issues, Peace Circle recently toured Panera Bread Company in Tulsa. One of 16 UMW circles at Tulsa-Boston Avenue ...

Teen connects globally at UMW Assembly

published 5/16/2014
See also "Peace Circle at Boston Avenue UMC hungry to learn" The 2014 UMW Assembly drew 97 Oklahoma United Methodist Women to Louisville, Ky., on April 25-27. Among them was 13-year-old UMW member ...

UMWomen packing bags for 2014 Assembly

published 1/10/2014
Thousands of United Methodist Women will converge on the Louisville, Ky., convention center April 25-27 for Assembly 2014. Oklahoma women will be among them. Overflowing with worship and workshops, ...

Poteau hosts 266 United Methodist Women

published 11/1/2013
The 2014 Leadership Team for Oklahoma’s United Methodist Women surrounds President Cindy Hull, center front, at the Annual Meeting, held Oct. 5 in Poteau. They are listed from left. Front ...

Bus travel offered to UMW Assembly

published 10/11/2013
Deadline is Nov. 22 to reserve your seat on the Oklahoma bus to the 2014 UMW Assembly, in Louisville, Ky., on April 25-27. The Conference United Methodist Women’s leadership team is coordinating bus ...

Spotlight on Fair Trade

published 10/11/2013
Kelly Mills of Fort Cobb, right, speaks about justice issues and explains fair-trade products offered at a United Methodist Women luncheon program on July 9 in Lawton’s Centenary UMC. More than 100 ...

Day at the Legislature is Feb. 11

published 1/4/2013
Get legislative news via email As the state legislature prepares for a new session, sign up to receive email "Action Alerts" on state issues through the Conference’s Board of Church & Society. ...