August 15, 2023

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Looking Back and Moving Forward at UMA 

January 10, 2024

Happy New Year!   As we wave goodbye to 2023 and say our tearful goodbyes to a beloved member of our UMA family, we begin the new year with overwhelming gratitude for you – our UMA members and business partners. The UMA Board of Directors and staff appreciate your support for, and engagement in, UMA. We…

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UMA Announces Plans to Pursue a Full Re-brand of its Name and Logo

August 7, 2023

The United Methodist Association of Health and Welfare Ministries (UMA) plans to pursue a full rebrand of its name and logo by 2024. UMA Board of Directors approved this initiative at its July 26th meeting following the extensive work and report of the Brand Name Committee. Just as many UMA members are evaluating the name…

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2024 Annual Meeting Call for Proposals

June 1, 2023

UMA is seeking high-quality education proposals for the 2024 UMA Annual Meeting. UMA members are ministries serving seniors, children, youth, families, and persons with developmental disabilities.  Attendees of the UMA Annual Meeting include c-suite executives, their leadership teams and board trustees. Deadline: Midnight, PST, Wednesday, July 26, 2023.

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Announcement on behalf of The Baby Fold’s Board of Directors and Board Chair, Rob Parent

May 4, 2023

The Board of Directors has selected Clete Winkelmann, to follow Dianne Schultz as the agency’s next CEO.  Clete is currently the Executive Director of Nexus-PATH Family Healing. As Executive Director, Clete leads strategy, programming, and daily operations of Nexus-PATH, overseeing the range of foster care and community-based mental health programs for youth and families across…

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2024 UMA Annual Meeting

April 27, 2023

The 2024 UMA Annual Meeting will be held April 30 – May 2, at the Hyatt Regency in Greenville, SC. Gather with your peers for three days of networking, thought-provoking keynote speakers and quality education on best practices, innovations and critical issues impacting your field. Registration is now closed, please contact us at for…

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