United Methodist Women

UMW

MISSION STATEMENT:  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.   Our unit purpose is to raise money for Missions LOCALLY, STATE AND WORLD WIDE.

 

UMW BOARD MEETS —

                           Wednesday , March 1, 9:00 a.m. in the Youth Room.

 

CIRCLE MEETINGS

 

ABIGAIL           Abigail will meet at the church at 9:15 a.m. on Wednesday, March 22,  and prepare meals for WATCH and The Ridge.

 

Hannah Hannah will meet in the Gathering Area at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 2.  Speaker is Elaine Cone from Esther House.

 

Joanna Joanna will meet in the Youth Room at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3.  Movie night and discussion.

 

Ruth The Ruth Circle will meet Wednesday, March 15, at 11:30 a.m. at Seasons restaurant, downtown Morton.

 

Sarah Sarah Circle meets 7:00 p.m., Monday, March 20, at 7:00 p.m. in the Church Library.  Melissa Smallenberger is hostess, devotions by Linda Coon.  Eric Gordon will share his story about becoming a youth leader and a bit about what’s coming up on their agenda.

Other Notes —

 

Contact Kathy Dallinger 266-7811 if you’d like her to save a seat on the APRIL 1 BUS TRIP TO NAPERVILLE. 

 

UMW SUNDAY is March 19, 2017!

We will be distributing our newly-printed post-it notepads with the national HUMAN TRAFFICKING HOTLINE PHONE NUMBER.

SPONSOR LIBYAN NURSE MIDWIVES!

UMW is joining with the Snippets Sunday School Class and the Daily Grind Bible study to sponsor two Libyan women for the 3-year nurse midwife program.  After the Ebola outbreak, the Ghanta District was left with no medical personnel.  We are grateful to help get this done!

 

UMW BOOK CLUB

March 13  6:30 p.m.

The Boy who harnessed the wind

by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer

 

 

We are Christ-Centered & Missions Focused Women of Faith!

UMW BOARD

(Board Members include our officers and circle chairpersons.)

President:  Cathy Bowen | Vice President:  Becky Motta

Secretary: Carrie Hoefling | Treasurer:  Nicole Potts

Education & Interpretation/Social Action: Traci Sullivan

Membership, Outreach & Nurture:  Mary Barrick | Spiritual Growth: Cheri Patterson

Program Resources:  Tammy Grieder | Communications:

Nominations: Erin Jones | UMW Products: Kathy Churchill

Funeral Dinners: Barb Howard | Kitchen Coordinator:  Sarah Losey

Craft Market:  Cheri Patterson, Jan Sampson, Jan Pontius, Jackie Brown, Erin Jones

Circle Leaders

Abigail – Erin Jones & Carrie Hoefling | Hannah – Pat Strube & Joyce Quinn

Ruth – various | Sarah – Kathy Dallinger & Melissa Smallenberger

Joanna – Mary Barrick & Lauren Middleton

Abigail Circle: 9:15 a.m. 4th Wednesdays ( No meeting in June, July, & Aug) 

 

Hannah Circle:   9:30 a.m. Gathering Area 1st Thursday ( No Meetings in Jan, June, July, & Aug)

Ruth Circle: 9:00 a.m. Youth Room 3rd Wednesdays ( No meeting in June, July, & Aug) 

Joanna Circle: 7:30 p.m. Youth Room 1st Thursdays (No meetings in June, July, & August)

Sarah Circle:     7:00 p.m. Gathering Area 3rd Mondays (No meetings in June, July, & Aug)

 

CIRCLE MEETINGS

 

ABIGAIL           Abigail will meet at the church at 9:15 a.m. on Wednesday, February 22 and work together on a   service project.

Hannah          Hannah will meet in the Gathering Area on Thursday, February 4.

 

Joanna Joanna will meet in the Youth Room at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 4.

 

Ruth The Ruth Circle will meet Wednesday, February 15 at 11:30 a.m. at Seasons restaurant, downtown Morton.

 

Sarah Sarah Circle meets 7:00 p.m., Monday, February 20, at 7:00 p.m. in the Church Library.  Barb Howard will give the  devotion and serve as hostess.  Pastor Lori will be speaking.

 

 

 

Save the Dates…..

 

UMW SUNDAY is March 19, 2017!

 

UMW Book Club

March 13  6:30 p.m.

The Boy who harnessed the wind,

by

William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer