Five Rivers District
Tuesday, June 06, 2023
Our District Mission is to Cultivate Christian Growth and Support the Local Church

United Methodist Women

United Methodist Women Purpose:
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.

Five Rivers United Methodist Women Officers for 2021


Rachel Wegener, 4210 W 26th Terrace, Lawrence, KS 66047

(785) 766-9598,

Class of 2022


Carolyn Elder, 1146 S Willow, Ottawa, KS 66067

(785) 242-3791,

Class of 2021


Dorothy Miller, 23723 NW Mitchell Rd., Garnett, KS 66032

(785) 448-3007,

Class of 2023


Donna Grigsby, PO Box 661, Iola, KS 66749

(703) 403-8257,

Class of 2022


Julie Ward, 701 Arkansas St, Lawrence, KS 66044

(785) 749-4605

Class of 2024

Mission Coordinators:

Journey in Faith: Nancy Rockers

PO Box 37, Greeley, KS 66033

(785) 867-3933,

Class of 2021

Journey in Action: Rogene McPherson

12921 Faucett Rd., Centerville, KS 66014

(913) 579-6379,

Class of 2022

Journey Giving and Learning: Shirley Benjamin

21757 SW Maryland, Garnett, KS 66032

(785) 448-3105, No E-mail

Class of 2022

Journey in Growth: Ruth Jansen

741 S Tremont, Ottawa, KS 66067

(785) 242-1917,

Class of 2023

Program Resources: Roberta Salvy

601 W 14th St., Pleasanton, KS 66075

(913) 352-8360,

Class of 2023

Nominations Chair: Dianne Throop

214 Arizona St, Lawrence, KS 66049

(785) 841-1408,

Class of 2021

Nominations Committee:

Kimi Wilson

910 Brown Ave, Osawatomie, KS 66064

(913) 594-2470, wilsonkims@gmailcom

Class of 2024

2021 Calendar 

April 1          METour Registration Deadline

May 26-29     Great Plains UMC Conference - Grand Island, NE UMW luncheon at Annual Conference

May               METour

June 25          Summer Leadership - online

July 1             Eunice Harrington Award Nominee Deadline

July                Mission u - Salina, KS

July                Mission u - Topeka, KS    

Sept. 18          Great Plains UMW Annual Meeting - online

October 4-8     Midwest Mission Distribution Mission Trip

October           District Annual Meetings (cancelled this year due to the Covid-19 variance virus situation.)



 Remittance Form

Living Water Monthly Publication of the Five Rivers District

The Signal  Bi-Annual Publication of the Five Rivers District Women

Great Plains Conference UMW

General Board of Global Ministries