United Methodist Women - Western North Carolina Conference

Turning faith, hope and love into action on behalf of women, children and youth around the world

Mission u 2019

July 18-21, 2019

Pfeiffer University, Misenheimer, North Carolina

Passionate about mission? Love to learn? Want to engage with others who are? Then Mission u is right for you!

2019 Mission u

July 18-21, 2019, Pfeiffer University Misenheimer Campus

Mission Studies:

Practicing Resurrection: The Gospel of Mark and Radical Discipleship

Women United for Change: 150 Years in Mission

What about our Money?: A Faith Response

NEW!  2019 Mission u Registration Brochure [PDF]

NEW! 2019 Mission u Youth Camp Application [PDF]

Coming in July!  2019 Mission u Program Book [PDF]

Countdown to Mission u 2019!









Mission u Registration: 

Registration Opens May 1, 2019, and will close on July 5, 2019.

Who should attend Mission u? Local officers and members of UMW; District and Conference UMW Officers; District Chairpersons of Outreach Ministries; Ministers; All men, women, and youth of the Church; and Anyone who would like to worship God, learn new things, and enjoy the fellowship of Christians.

Registration Fees and other costs:

  • See Registration brochures

Registration Deadline:  All students must pre-register (Resident, Non-resident, One Day, and Full Time Youth Camp Participants). See registration brochure (available here on our website). There will be NO on-site registration.  All registrations must be RECEIVED by July 5, 2019.

One Day Overview: Spiritual Growth Study OR General Issue Study: Either Friday OR  Saturday.  Registration time:  8:00 – 8:45am.   Session begins: 9:00am. Participants are encouraged to purchase and read the mission study texts before coming to Mission u. A limited number of texts will be available for purchase in the Resource Room.

Location:  Pfeiffer University, Misenheimer, NC, 48380 US Hwy 52N, Misenheimer NC 28109

Contact for Questions:  Patricia Moore, Dean, 2019 Mission u


Mission u Full Time Youth Camp:

Leaders:  Renee Hayes and Sherry Sink

Youth Study:  Who Do You Say That I Am? Meeting Jesus through the Eyes of MarkMore @ UMW Website

Click to download: 2019 Mission u Youth Camp Application

This year’s youth camp is limited to 20 participants and will last the full time of Mission u 2019. For youth participants, there are covenant and consent forms that must be completed and accompany the basic registration form. There will be a youth curfew in effect at 11:30 p.m. each evening.

Mission Studies:

Our mission Studies in 2019 will be:

  • Practicing Resurrection: The Gospel of Mark and Radical DiscipleshipMore @ UMW Website
    • Study Leaders: Steve Taylor (Full-time study); Dr. Otto Harris (One Day Overview)
  • Women United for Change: 150 Years in MissionMore @ UMW Website
    • Study Leaders: Barbara Campbell, Betty Durham, Tonya Lanier, Earonita Strong, and Lisa Beth White (Full-time study); Amy Johnson (One Day Overview)
  • What about our Money?: A Faith ResponseMore @ UMW Website
    • Study Leader: Jennifer Burton Lineberry (Full-time study)



Hands On Mission Opportunity

Our Hands-On Mission Opportunity for the 2019 Mission u will be: UMCOR School Kits

In some countries, children don’t have books or school supplies. Many have no schoolrooms; classes are held in inadequate or half-destroyed buildings, tents, or even the open air. School kits may be these children’s only educational resources.

School Kit Value: $11 per kit

Download: UMCOR School Kit Assembly Instructions (PDF) | Instructional Video | Cloth School Kit bags are not longer used. Kits are put in a 2-gallon zip lock bag.


School Officers:

Email any of these school officers with questions about Mission u 2019.

Directions to Pfeiffer University:

Pfeiffer University (Misenheimer Campus) is located at 48380 U.S. 52, in Misenheimer, NC, which is South of Salisbury, and North of Richfield and Albemarle. Directions to Pfeiffer University – Google Maps The phone number for Campus Security is (704) 463-3000.

Each year, United Methodist Women gather at locations all over the United States to learn more about missions and about being in mission. In a United Methodist News Service commentary…Schools of Christian Mission…now MISSION U, were described as some of the very best lay faith education being offered in The United Methodist Church.

In our Western North Carolina Conference Mission u, three courses of study are offered, along with a variety of other opportunities. Return to this site for updates…including information about our studies, our study leaders, and more!




Patricia Moore, Dean; Lynn Alexander, Assistant Dean; LaDonna Butts, Business Manager; Ginger Hightower, Housing Manager; Julia Willis, Joanie Strohm, Nancy Reigel, Dianne Beam, Martha Efird, Renee Hayes, Carolyn Payne, Linda Greer, Sibyl Long, Lisa Bacon, Cathy Ward, Fran Jordan, and Lynne Gilbert.


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