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CONFERENCE GOALS

Southwest Texas Conference United Methodist Women
Goals 2012-2014

We will expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church through:

  • SPIRITUAL GROWTH
    • Increase by 10% the number of units having the Spiritual Growth study
    • 100% of Conference Executive Committee members will attend a district sponsored Spiritual Growth event such as a “Day Apart”
    • Provide the Intercessory Prayer Board at each event
  • EDUCATION
    • Show an increase in the number of participants in the Reading Program
    • Every member of the Conference Executive Committee will participate in the Reading Program
  • MEMBERSHIP NURTURE AND OUTREACH
    • Increase number of active units
    • Work with members of inactive units to increase number of at-large or district members
    • Build and nurture community with existing units by using quarterly newsletter articles and encouraging outreach
    • Contact homebound/nursing care facility residents monthly and/or quarterly
  • SOCIAL ACTION
    • Increase the number of district and local unit Social Action Coordinators attending the Legislative Event
    • Increase to 40% the number of units participating as Charter Club Units
    • Develop a plan for local unit Mission Coordinators for Social Action to be involved with local legislative issues
  • COMMUNICATION
    • Regular communication with counterparts with copies to the Conference President
    • Keep the website current
    • Submit timely articles for publication in United/Unidos
  • EXPANDING CONCEPTS OF MISSION
    • Encourage projects and action after study
    • Sponsor a Mission Event in SWTX as United Methodist Women in our conference
    • All units that did not have 3 mission studies in 2009-2010 increase their studies by one study
    • Increase the number of units that meet Mission Today criteria
  • FINANCE - MISSION GIVING
    • At least 90% of the SWTX UMW Executive Committee will be Five Star Women in 2012
    • 100% of the Executive Team will increase their pledge to their local units by at least $5 in 2012
    • Every district will be asked to encourage every member in their districts to increase their pledges by at least $1 in 2012
    • Every district will be encouraged to increase its Candleburning contribution by at least $25 in 2012
    • Every district will be asked to encourage more members to become Five Star Women in 2012
    • Every district will be encouraged to contribute at least $10 more to the conference Christian Vocation Scholarship
  • SECRETARY OF PROGRAM RESOURCES
    • Show an increase in the number of participants in the Reading Program
    • Every member of the Executive Team participates in the Reading Program

Adopted March 31, 2012

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