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2019 Mission u of the North
October 21 - October 22
Celebrating 40 Years of Mission Learning!
EVERYTHING you ever wanted to know about Mission u of the North without even asking!
(Attendance at Mission u is by pre-registration.)
WHERE: First United Methodist Church, Gaylord, MI – 215 S. Center St., Gaylord, MI, 49735. (989) 732-5380 – The church is handicap accessible.
TIME: Registration at 9:00 am on Monday, October 21, 2019 – gathering at 9:30 in sanctuary. Conclusion at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, October 22, 2019
LODGING: The Baymont Hotel has a block of rooms reserved for us with a special price of $67.99 + tax if register before October 1st using the group ID number of 1015MN. This is the best price in the area!
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 6, 2019
Make checks payable to: Mission u of the North
(There are no refunds after that date, but substitutions will be accepted.)
SCHOLARSHIPS: Limited scholarships of $35.00 each are available for first time attendees. Contact the registrar for details. Please also see if your local UMW unit will help defray costs.
DEPENDENT CARE: For the sixth year, dependent care reimbursement is being offered @ $20.00/day – contact the registrar for details. (Includes children & dependent adults)
RESOURCE TABLE: UMW Reading Program & Mission u study books will be for sale during Mission u. However, it is recommended that study books be purchased (and read!) prior to Mission u, either from District Annual UMW Celebrations or from the Service Center: 1-800-305-9857 or www.missionresources.org
SPECIAL OFFERING: Given to: Outreach Youth Program at New Heart UMC in Saginaw. Make checks payable to “Mission u of the North”.
WORKSHOPS: Additional learning opportunities include: Rev. Melene Wilsey – “Intentional Discipleship”; Dorothy Fredrickson – missionary from Haiti on the “Baby Box” mission; Randy Hildebrant – God’s Country Cooperative Parish in Eastern U.P.; Eric Williams – UM Community House in Grand Rapids.
MONDAY NIGHT PROGRAM: Rev. Melene Wilsey, pastor of New Heart UMC in Saginaw – “Intentional Discipleship”: Creating a relevant message of words and deeds that transforms people. This program will be open to anyone who wants to attend “free of charge”.
IN-GATHERING: Baby items for a community “baby shower” hosted by New Heart UMC in Saginaw. Bibs, blankets, socks, diapers, infant clothing, wipes.
To serve United Methodist – MEN and WOMEN – in the Michigan area;
To challenge, involve and commit us ALL in the area of global responsibility.