The Women is Ministry of First United Methodist Church works together to turn faith and hope into action on behalf of women, children and youth around the world.

 

the PURPOSE of United Methodist Women

The Purpose is adopted by the General Conference of The United Methodist Church as the official mission statement of United Methodist Women.

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.

Out of the Purpose are four mission foci that relate to the  mission initiatives and priorities of United Methodist Women.

  • To be a community of women
  • To know God
  • To develop a creative and supportive fellowship
  • To expand concepts of mission

 (Article 3 of the Constitution)'

Mission Initiatives

The entire program and organization of United Methodist Women focuses on mission. Our mission initiatives include:

  • Providing opportunities to grow spiritually
  • Equipping women andgirls to be leaders
  • Providing transformative educational experiences
  • Organizing for growth and flexibility
  • Working for justice through service and advocacy 

Focus on Women, Children and Youth

From its beginning, United Methodist Women have focused on ministries with women, children, and youth.

Mission is presence, relationship, witness and sharing
Mission is refusing to turn away when the tears of God are being shed over the violence and injustice and suffering of God’s wayward creation.


 

2017 Executive Board Officers

President-Glenda Painter

Vice-President-Judy Baker

Secretary-Elizabeth Cope

Treasurer-Mary Harris

Social Action-Jean McMurry

Spiritual Growth-Marylyn Mills

Education and Interpretation-Susan Brown

Membership, Nurture and Outreach-Rrita Mc Elwaine

Program Resources Secretary-Dot Hsrris

Nomination Committee Members

Chair-Dianne Cloninger

Nancy Payne

Laura Magennis

 


Meeting Schedule

Elizabeth Circle (Circle 3), meets on the 1st Monday of each month, @7pm

President, Mary Ruthledge

Circle 5, meets on the 1st Wednesday of each month, @10am

President, Dottie Maloy

Circle 6, meets on the 1st Wednesday of each month, @10:30am

President, Rita Mc Elwaine

  UMW  Projects

  • Backpack Food Ministry
  • C.R.O. Community Relief Organization
  • Card Ministry
  • World Thank Offering
  • Memorial Gifts
  • Prayer Shall Ministry
  • Scholarship Fund-Annual Parade of Tables 
  • United Methodist Women Global Mission Fun
  • Wednesday Night Fellowship
  • Weekly Ladies Bible Study
  • Provide Snacks for the Nursery
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Upcoming Events
JAN

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SUN
Youth Ministry
4:00 AM to 5:00 AM
Youth-Parent meeting will take place on Sunday, Sept. 10th to start our new year. We will meet to discuss the coming years activities.
We will continue to meet on Sunday afternoons from 4-5 in the Senior High and Middle High youth rooms
Trad. Worship Service
10:55 AM
Service is in the Sanctuary.We have visitors parking as well has handicapped parking.