Presentation on theme: "1 GREAT NORTHERN DISTRICT UMW Shirley Lipa, Secretary Local UMW Secretary Training."— Presentation transcript:
1 GREAT NORTHERN DISTRICT UMW Shirley Lipa, Secretary Local UMW Secretary Training
2 THE PURPOSE The local umw organization 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. To expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church
3 Understand the Purpose Prepare minutes of meetings and send to team Give notice of Executive meetings The local UMW secretary shall:
4 The local UMW Secretary shall: Be custodian of legal papers and official records
5 The local UMW Secretary shall: Sign with the president legal papers, making certain of proper date.
6 Keep an accurate up-to-date roll of membership
7 The Great Northern District Mission Team is waiting for list of your elected leaders A.S.A.P. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Send a list of elected leaders of the local UMW to district secretary upon election, including: Local UMW, name, position addresses with zip codes, telephone numbers, email addresses
8 http://www.missionresources.org Send name of PRESIDENT To Service Center
9 Serve on the EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE and, where they exist, the Committees on Finance and Membership Nurture and Outreach.
10 CHECK for UNDERSTANDING! These are suggestions and not a list of rules. 1. If some secretary functions are performed by another officer, who is that person? 2. What are additional functions you perform, as secretary? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
11 Thank you for your participation. Please respond by going to the webpage and clicking on my name: [copy and paste into your browser]: www.cnumw.org | About | Districts | Great Northern District Shirley Lipa, Great Northern District Secretary
12 Addendum Great Northern District consists of portions of four former districts. We wish to communicate electronically (email) with all local UMW’s. Please send an email contact address for your local UMW. See previous slide for directions to reach Shirley Lipa, GND Secretary Prepared 7/14/12 DY