Bishop Mary Ann Swenson be at Mission u July 14-17, 2017.  Read below to register!

By Joan Hackett | Photos by Jesse N. Love

“I was in her youth group at Mason.”

“She married a local boy from Satsop.”

“Mary Ann officiated at our wedding at Orchards.”

“When our pastor was away, she used a video of Mary Ann for the sermon.”

“In Wenatchee at the Conference UMW Annual Meeting in 1990 she showed wooden and toy camels in her keynote address.”

“I went to her Episcopal Celebration send off in Wenatchee in 1992.”


Bishop Mary Ann Swenson addresses the Western Jurisdictional Conference in 2012.

These moments of reflection were shared with me over the last several months as we welcome Bishop Mary Ann Swenson to this year’s Mission u! Swenson will serve as an all-school study leader at Mission u July 14-17, 2017.

She will bring her wide experience of the Connectional UMC, having served on the General Boards of Global Ministries and Discipleship as well as President of the General Council of Finance and Administration, to the topic of “Missionary Conferences”. The past, present and future of Alaska, Red Bird and Oklahoma Conferences will be explored. Men, women and youth are all invited to Mission u, a joint venture of UMW and Global Ministries. Get to Know Our Speakers!

Everyone will be part of Bishop Mary Ann Swenson’s class and then choose either “Living as a Covenant Community” or Climate Justice as an elective.

Scholarships are available, especially for first timers, youth and young adults. Van pooling and shuttle service again available.

Register NOW for Mission u

(Click link above. Please contact the registrar if you need assistance registering online)

BEFORE MAY 31 | Fulltime: $300.00 | Weekender: $255.00 | Commuter: $200.00

Add $20 AFTER MAY 31

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