United Methodist Women

UMW Purpose

The organized unit of the 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.

Meetings

Monday, October 10th - World Thank Offering

  •       SIS to decorate & serve
  •       World Thank Offering
  •       Program:  TBA


Monday, December 5th

  •       Rejoice & Shiloh Circles to decorate & serve
  •       Installation of 2023 Officers
  •       Special Recognition Honoree
  •       Hands on Mission:  TBD

2022 District/Conference Activities & Events

  •        Monday - Tuesday:  August 29th - Sept 6th:  General conference, Minneapolis, MN
  •        Saturday, August 13th District Annual Meeting: from 10:00AM to Noon.  Location to be determined
  •        Saturday October 1st, 8th, or 15th: WNCUMW Ubuntu Day of Service
  •        Theme:  "I am because of you are."

Fund Raising Events

Sunday, August 21st - Luncheon

  •        Serving & Decorating:  All Members
  •        Décor:  Back to School
  •     Purchase Tickets HERE


Friday,  November 4th – Bake Sale Prep

  •        Set Up & drop off baked goods


Saturday, November 5th

  •        Annual Frozen Food & Bake Sale

Local Mission Projects

Total Given for Local Missions $10,275

Total Given for District Missions $7,456


FUMC Ministries

Backpack Weekend Food Program

Boys & Girls Club Tutor Program

Children’s Ministry

Community Kitchen

Minister’s Assistance Fund

Salvation Army Breakfast Teams

Scholarship Fund

Through the Week School

Youth Ministry

York Chester Student of the Month Bags

Community Foundation Run

Camp Sunshine

Cornerstone Christian Ministry

Crisis Assistance Ministry

Off the Streets

Parish Nurse Ministry

House of Mercy

Other Ministries

Stable Resources

UMAR

UMCOR

Love Offerings

Bruce Tindall

Juanita Burris


2022 Officers

President                    Bethe Rogers

Vice President          Charlotte Lynch

Secretary                   Karen Lewis

Treasurer                   Judith Towner

Membership              Jane Smith 

Nominations              

    1 yr - Carol Elliott, Jane Hooper

    2 yr - Amy Plowden, Diane Brannock 

   3 yr - Betsy States, Shiloh TBA

 

Board meetings are the 4th Tuesday of each month except June and July 

 


Service Opportunities

Please complete task the 1st or 2nd week of the month       Pew  Pockets              

February                                 

March             SIS                   

April                            

May                                         

June                 Shiloh & Board     

July                                          

August                                     

September      Rejoice

October                                   

November                               

December       PEACE              

Circles

Covenant – Amy Plowden

  •        3rd Monday at 2:30PM in Living Room in the Health Care Center 
  •        Focus:  Gladness
  •        Covenant Village residents

Grace – TBA

      Meeting time TBA 

  •        Focus:  Fellowship & Mission
  •        Women of all ages


PEACE - Praying, Enduring, Accepting, Caring and Engaging - Charlotte Lynch

  •        1st Monday at 6:00PM in Gunter Hall
  •        Focus:  Social, Education & Missions
  •        Women of all ages


Shiloh -  Julie Griffin

  •        Work of special projects
  •        Focus:  Mission
  •        Young and/or working women
  •        May also be meeting by e-mail


SIS – Sisters in Service - Pat Quinn & Sharon Eccles 

  •        1st Monday at 6:30PM at FUMC in Feb and March, then in members’ homes
  •        Focus:  Fellowship
  •        Women of all ages


Rejoice - Lorna Timmons

  •        e-mail circle
  •        Focus:  mission