United Methodist Women
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.
United Methodist Women is a national membership organization with nearly one million members. Members raise approximately $20 million a year for programs and projects related to women, children and youth in the United States and in more than 100 countries around the world!
The local Unit has a membership of 75 women who meet together monthly for a Unit Meeting. They also meet monthly in small groups to further fulfill the purpose of the organization.
See below for general meeting times.
- 1st Tuesdays in Feb, March, April, Oct, Nov at 10 a.m.; in May at 7 p.m
- Sept: 2nd Saturdays 9:30 – 2:00 for Mission Study
- Dec: 1st Sundays at 3:00 in church parlor
This group meets at night and provides an opportunity for workingwomen to be a part of the UMW program. The programs focus on church mission and topics of interest to Christian women. This group includes various ages, but all have the common interests of workingwomen and provide a unique fellowship for these women. Meetings are 3rd Monday at 7 p.m. in the Snack Bar at the church.
Mary Martha Circle
Inspirational Circle and Sunshine Circle
These two groups of women meet during the day and focus on local missions. Their programs often include field trips to visit mission facilities in the area, while other programs are about topics related to church missions and to the needs of women, children, and youth. Each group provides a creative, supportive fellowship. Their meetings are either in the member’s home or at the church 3rd Tuesday morning
This is an activity group, which focuses on many creative projects. These projects are varied and provide tray favors for hospitals, memory boxes and teddy bears for grieving parents, quilts and blankets for various organizations, and special favors for home members and hospital patients. The group meets both in the morning and the evening in an effort to involve all women. Meetings are in the Snack Bar at the church on 2nd and 4th Wednesdays.