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.

November 2017 issue                   

January 2018 issue



2018 District Officers

President: Susan Connor                                         Vice President: Pam Socie
Secretary: Mary Ann Matthews                                Treasurer: MaryBess Gordon
Nominations: Cheryl Van Ness                                Membership/Nurture & Outreach: Dicksie Blankenship
Spiritual Growth: Carolyn Paullin                             Program Resources: Terry Benson
Education/Interpretation: Cheryl Lum                      Communications: Kay McCoy
Social Action: Pat Davis                                           Cunningham Reps: Roberta Benschneider,                                                                                                                                                 Bobby Walker                                          Lessie Bates Reps: Linda Grose, Pam Socie


 2018 Dates to Remember





  Feb 23-24

   IGRC Spiritual Growth Retreat  
  March 3 9:00am - 2:00pm  IRD Leadership Team Mtg  
  March 24 9:00am - 2:00pm  IRD Spring Mtg  Rantoul UMC
  April 13-14    Festival of Quilts  Cunningham Home
  May 17-20    National Assembly 2018  Columbus OH
  June 7-9    Annual Conference  Peoria
  July 27-Aug 1    Mission U  
  Aug 19 9:00am - 2:00pm  IRD Leadership Team Mtg  Danville St James
  Sept 29 9:00am - 2:00pm  IRD Fall Celebration  
  Oct 6    IGRC UMW Annual Mtg  
  Nov 3    IRD Personal Growth/Office Update  Broadlands