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.

United Methodist Women Sunday- Please check out this web address! https://youtu.be/5ArdvqDCHuk

 

UMW BOARD MEETS —

December 6, 2017

February 7, 2018

March 7, 2018

April 4, 2018

May 2, 2018

September 5, 2018

October 3, 2018

November 7, 2018

 December 5, 2018

 

CIRCLE MEETINGS:

ABIGAIL-

November 15, 2017  Service Project

November 19, 2017             Cookie Cutout-6:30pm

November 26, 2017          Cookie Decorating-6:30pm

December 1,2017             Cookie Drop-off by noon

December 14, 2017          Holiday Event—6:30pm

January 24, 2018              Guest Speaker

February 28, 2018            Service Project TBA

March 28, 2018                 Service Project TBA

April 25, 2018                    Service Project TBA

May 16, 2018                    Spring Brunch

 

Hannah-

December 7, 2017

February 1, 2018

March 1, 2018

April 5, 2018

May 3, 2018

 

Joanna-

December 1, 2017

January 4, 2018

February 1, 2018

March 1, 2018

April 5, 2018

May 3, 2018

September 6, 2018

October 4, 2018

November 1, 2018

December 6, 2018

 

Ruth-

11:30 a.m.    Seasons Restaurant    3rd Wednesdays

(No meetings in January, June, July , August )

 Sarah-

 2017*

 November 20    Cookie Baking for UMW Cookie Walk—Kitchen

 December 2       UMW Cookie Sale 9-10 a.m.

 December 18     Holiday Celebration  — Fox Farm

 

 2018*

January 15 Bring/Assemble Personal Items for Dream Center

February 19 MUMC Building Project Update

March 19 Movie & Discussion   — Debbie Schunk

March 21 Prep & Serve WATCH Meal — Kitchen

Prep Meal for The RIDGE

April 16 TBD — Prep for Every Daughter Brunch

 May 21 Local Mission Service Project

 June 18 Canvas Connections Paint Nite

*Hostess /Devotions tbd

Other Notes —

The Annual UMW Directory is being updated for distribution in September.  If you have a new phone number or email address, please share the info with your Circle Leaders

Anyone not a member of a Circle may also be included in the directory on the At-Large page.

 

 


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

UMW BOARD

 

(Board Members include our officers and circle chairpersons.)

Retiring President:  Cathy Bowen | Vice President:  Open

Secretary: Carrie Hoefling | Treasurer:  Nicole Potts

Education & Interpretation: Traci Sullivan

Social Action/Program Resources: Linda Clauser

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

Communications: Kathy Dallinger

Nominations: Erin Jones | UMW Products: Kathy Churchill

Funeral Dinners: Barb Howard |

Kitchen Coordinator/Social Action:  Sarah Losey

Craft Market:  Cheri Patterson, Jan Sampson, Jan Pontius,

Erin Jones, Kathy Dallinger

Circle Leaders

Abigail – Erin Jones & Carrie Hoefling | Hannah – Diane Kovach

Ruth – Lois Lichti | 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)

 

Thursday/Friday, Oct 31 & Nov 3, 2017

Craft Sale Drop-Off, Set-Up & Staging

Craft Items:    Tuesday, Oct 31    9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Market Items:   Friday, Nov 3    9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

Saturday, Nov 4, 2017

Annual Craft & Market Sale

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m. Gymnasium

BRUNCH SERVED   9:00 to 11:00 a.m.

LUNCH SERVED  11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Meals served by United Methodist Men!

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Christmas Cookie Walk

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.     Gymnasium

T ONE GREAT HOUR OF COOKIES! T

Hosted by Abigail Circle–Everyone brings cookies!!

Cookie drop-off Friday, December 1  9:00-11:00

Friday,  February 2, 2018

 Prayer & Self-Denial Service

10:00 a.m.  Sanctuary

9:30 a.m. Coffee & Fellowship  Gathering Area

Cheri Patterson, Chair, Spiritual Growth

 

 

IRD Team Leadership Meeting Dates:

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October 2, 2017 — Tremont UMC

December 4, 2017 — Christmas Party TBA

February 5, 2018 — Crossroads UMC

May 7, 2018 — Mackinaw UMC

July 15 — Bradford LEET UMC

October 1 — East Peoria 1st UMC

 

DISTRICT & CONFERENCE

EVENTS

2017

October 7              IGRC UMW Conference Annual Meeting

Springfield

October 28            Personal Growth/Local Officers Update

9:00-12:30 p.m. — Elmwood UMC

2018

February 23-24 IGRC UMW Spiritual Growth Retreat

March 19 Mini Mission—Mossville UMC

April Cunningham Festival of Quilts

April 20 Spring Gathering

9:00-12:30—Morton UMC

May 18-20 UMW Assembly — Columbus, Ohio

June Annual Church Conference

July 27  – 29 Mission U — Springfield

July 29—31 Mission U — Springfield

August 13 Day Apart

September 10 Fall Celebration — Peoria First UMC

October 5 IGRC Annual Meeting

October 27 Personal Growth /Officer Update —Peoria Bethel

 

 

                     

 

 

 

 

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