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, addresses
8 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]: | 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 ( ) with all local UMW’s. Please send an contact address for your local UMW. See previous slide for directions to reach Shirley Lipa, GND Secretary Prepared 7/14/12 DY