United Women in Faith (UWF)

Fall Gatherings 2022 – Turn it Up & Turn it Loose!
Grab a friend or two and attend these two opportunities to grow in your faith and discover how the United Women in Faith in MN are putting faith into action. 

The River Valley District Fall Gathering is Saturday, September 24th, at Holy Trinity UMC in Prior Lake. It starts at 9 am with coffee and donations for Emma Norton Services and will conclude by 2:30 pm with a remembrance service for women who have passed on since last September. 

Registration is due September 16th. The in-person fee is $20 and includes morning refreshments, luncheon, and materials needed for this event. Livestream is available too at no cost but you must register to get information sent to your email. Please write out checks to River Valley District UMW for both the offering or for Emma Norton, please note the intention in the memo. 

To register, contact Janet Ewing janete9@charter.net, 952-431-7751 for a registration form or Sharon Dougherty, sdsrdougherty@gmail.com, 612-280-2103. 

Guest Speaker ~ Deaconess Kim Harris, National UWF Program Advisory Group Member. Kim says, “Our relationship with God continues to be the driving force that leads us to be bold, strong, and loving women of faith. Putting our faith into action wherever we are in everything we are doing. Turn it Up & Turn it Loose! It = faith, love and justice.” 

Minnesota Conference Fall Gathering is Saturday, October 1st, 2022, 9 am – 2:30 pm
“We Are All Treaty People: Protecting Treaties & Indigenous Ways” 

Guest Speaker: Nancy Beaulieu. She is a Northern Minnesota Organizer for MN350 and a national leader in Treaty awareness. Join us as we learn why we are all treaty people and why protecting treaties and Indigenous ways are fundamental to protecting our environment. 

Waseca, UMC will be a beautiful fall location for this annual meeting. More information and registration will be found on the Conference Website: Minnesota United Women in Faith (mnconfumw.com). Contact Janet Ewing if you would like to attend and carpool together or grab a couple of friends and ride together!