Iroquois River District United Methodist Women


The Purpose of United Methodist Women

The organized unit of United Methodist Women shall be a community of women whose purpose is to know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ; to develop a creative supportive fellowship; and to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church.


The Beacon Newsletter

Click on the date below to download the most recent publication of the Beacon.

   2019 March Newsletter              2019 July Newsletter

2019 August Newsletter


UMW Downloads

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The Bridge

IRD Personal Growth Seminar

IGRC UMW Annual Mtg Flyer


2019 District Officers

President: Susan Connor                                     Vice President: Pam Socie
Secretary: Cheryl Van Ness                                 Treasurer: Bethany Socie
Nominations: Judy Hudgens                              Membership/Nurture & Outreach: Dicksie Blankenship
Spiritual Growth: Carolyn Paullin                        Program Resources:
Education/Interpretation: Sharon Goller           Communications: Pat Setzler
Social Action: Jamie Essien                                Cunningham Reps: Roberta Benschneider,                                                                                                                                                 Bobby Walker                                          Lessie Bates Reps: Patty Russell, Barb Rascher


 2019 Dates to Remember





Jan 18-19  

IGRC UMW Leadership Mtg (Dist Pres, Treasurer, MNO and E&I to attend)

Jan 20   Deadline for Feb/March/April Newsletter  

Feb 15-16

   IGRC Spiritual Growth Retreat Chatham UMC
Feb 23-26   Special General Conference St Louis MO
March 2 9:30am District UMW Leadership Mtg Savoy UMC
March 15-16   IGRC UMW Leadership Mtg  
March 30 9:30am-2:30pm District Spring Mtg Savoy UMC
April 5-6   Festival of Quilts Cunningham Home
April 20   Deadline for May/June/July Newsletter  
May 4 9:30am District UMW Personal Growth Middlefork UMC
June 6-8   IGRC Annual Conference Peoria
July 12-13   IGRC UMW Leadership Mtg  
July 19-21   Mission u Weekend  
July 20   Deadline for Aug/Sept/Oct Newsletter  
July 21-24   Mission u Weekday  
Sept 7 9:30am District UMW Leadership Mtg Tuscola
Sept 28 9:30am-2:30pm District UMW Annual Celebration Tuscola
Oct 12   IGRC UMW Annual Celebration Christ Church, Fairview Heights
Oct 20   Deadline for Nov/Dec/Jan Newsletter  
Dec 7 11:00am District UMW Leadership Mtg Cissna Park