Women

 
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United Methodist Women

United Methodist Women is a Christian membership organization where women can grow spiritually, develop as leaders, and serve and work to create a world in which all women, children, and youth thrive. Our members nurture one another in community and support U.S. and the international projects and partners with their prayers, volunteer and advocacy efforts, gifts, and service. 

  • Esther Circle meets the third Monday of every month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 120/121. Email circle leader Karen Steenwyk with questions or to schedule childcare.

  • Naomi Circle meets the first Tuesday of every month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 120/121. Email circle leader Marty Strickland.

  • Martha Circle meets the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. in Room 126. Email circle leader June Griffin.

  • All three UMW circles meet for Craft Day at 9:30 a.m. in Room 120/121 on the second Tuesday of every month. Email circle leader Karen Steenwyk with questions or to schedule childcare.


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Married Moms Life Group

You're the glue that holds the family together. Hard worker by day and homework helper by night. Pepper in being a supportive partner, house cleaner and calendar keeper, and you've only scratched the surface of your daily reality. 

Spend time with fellow moms who understand your daily challenges and take time to grow your relationship with God at the same time. 

Join Krisann Johnson in Room 126 on Sunday evenings at 5:30 p.m. Questions? Email Krisann.

 
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Single Moms Life Group

Work. School. Sports. Practices. Homework. Dinner. The work and extracurricular activities never seem to stop. As a single mom, you barely have time to think--let alone deepen your relationship with God.

For 90 minutes on Sunday evening (while your children are deepening their own spiritual development), enjoy fellowship with other single moms and reflect on ways you can see God through the chaos.

Join Carrie Sanders in Room 138 on Sunday evenings at 5:30 p.m. Questions? Email Carrie.

 
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Women's Small Group

Unafraid: Living with Courage and Hope in Uncertain Times By Adam Hamilton
(Begins September 10)

Writing with generosity and intelligence, Hamilton shows how believers and unbelievers alike can develop sustaining spiritual practices and embrace Jesus's recurring counsel: "Do not be afraid." For anyone struggling with fear or wondering how families and communities can thrive in troubled times, Unafraid offers an informed and inspiring message full of practical solutions.

Join Karen Morris at 6:00 p.m. in Room 133 on Monday evenings. Questions? Email Karen.

 
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Women's Small Group

Joshua: Winning the Worry Battle by Barb Roose*

This book, inspired by the Book of Joshua, reviews three tools a person can develop to Fight In Faith: 1) embracing God's promises, 2) courage and commitment under pressure and 3) practicing radical obedience while waiting for God to deliver your victory.

Join Kim Lessley at 10:00 a.m. in Room 133 on Wednesday mornings. Childcare is provided. Questions? Email Kim.

*This class will also be offered on Wednesday evenings at 6:00 p.m. beginning September 12.

 
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Women's Small Group

Job: An Unlikely Joy  by Lisa Harper
(Begins September 12)

This incredibly engaging and inimitable story proves that God's providence will never take us to a place where His grace will not sustain us. No matter what difficulties we're walking through, or crisis we're facing we can rest in an unlikely joy.

Join Susan Lisenby at 6:00 p.m. in Room 138 on Wednesday evenings. Questions? Email Susan.

 
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Women's Small Group

The Amour of God by Priscilla Shirer
(Begins September 6)

When Paul was in prison, he noticed the armor elements donned by a Roman guard. Upon further reflection, Paul related the guards armor to faith. In this study, you’ll discover how to use the armor of God in the difficult times that we live.

Join Irene O'Neill at 10:00 a.m. in Room 133.
Questions? Email Irene.

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Congregational Care:

Loving Hands Knitting Ministry
(Ongoing)

From prayer shawls and newborn hats to scarves and gloves for the United Methodist Children's Home, this congregational care ministry meets weekly to knit, crochet, and fellowship. Whether you're familiar with knitting or you'd like to learn more about it, you're welcome to attend.

Join Margot Glenboski and the members of this circle every Friday at 10:00 a.m. in Room 123. Questions? Email circle leader Margot Glenboski.