Open to all women of the Church and community, Lake Harriet United Methodist Women (UMW) is a local chapter of the largest denominational faith organization for women in the world.

 

Our mission is to foster spiritual growth, develop leaders and advocate for justice.

 

We invite you to join us as we seek to grow spiritually, deepen our understanding of the world, and to empower action. Here are a few of the opportunities for us to connect:

 
WOMEN’S RETREAT 2019
Saturday, October 5 
 
Take a day for yourself, engage with women of Lake Harriet UMC, and experience community as we are guided by the teachings of Pastor Karen Bruins. Karen will lead us on an exploration of spiritual practices. Be inspired by the glorious beauty of Mount Olivet Retreat Center in Farmington, MN. Indulge in the time to relax and reflect.
 
 
Saturday October 5, 2019, 8:30a – 3:30p
Mount Olivet Retreat Center
7984 257th Street West
Farmington, MN
 
 For more information and to register, click here.
SECOND WEDNESDAY GATHERING AND LUNCH 
Learn, share experiences and hear speakers from local community organizations and our own congregation who inform us of local, national and world wide challenges and ways we can contribute to solutions.  Join us in the Lake Harriet UMC Reception Room at 10:00. Programs held from September through May. All are invited!
Next Second Wednesday Gathering: November 13, 2019
 
 
 
 
 
 
The UMW Book Club is open to all women and meets at LHUMC
every first Thursday at 7:00p in the Fireside Room. Join us!
 
 
Our next book is:
 
September 5:  Where The Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
 
October 3: I’m Still Here, Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown.
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Questions? Click here to contact Julie Konrardy, group leader.

 
 
ANNUAL GARDEN PARTY:  Enjoy a fun outing amongst flowers and friends as you sample tea and snacks. Usually held in early June. 
 
 
MISSION U Too:  A one -day Saturday event with outstanding teachers introducing the UMW Mission studies for the year along with inspiring worship, informative displays and access to resource books and films. Its lovely location: St. John’s University, Collegeville, MN.
 
 
WE SEEK YOUR IDEAS for bringing women together for support, fellowship, spiritual growth, and doing mission together. We offer our resources and assistance to you as you make these ideas a reality. To share an idea, click here to contact Patti Marsh Cagle, LHUMC UMW President.