Purpose: 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, develop a creative, supportive Fellowship, and expand concepts of Mission through participation in the Global Ministries of the Church.
Who can be a member: Anyone who commits herself to the Purpose and chooses to belong. Please contact the President or Membership Chair to be listed as a member. Some of the activities our members participate are listed below.
Women & Children in Need:
Hattie B. Cooper Community Center
Church Women United
Mitten Tree (Christmas collection of mittens, hats, & scarves for Sumner Avenue School)
Gifts to local Missions
Loaves & Fishes
Camperships (financial assistance for children to attend a United Methodist camp)
Reading Program – books to lend, Response and New World Outlook Magazines
School of Mission — Bible Study and timely & relevant topics
Our Rebekah Circle meets in the Parlor at 10:30 a.m. on the second Wednesday of each month except January, June, July and August. We have Guest Speakers, Mission Projects, and an Annual Covered Dish Luncheon.
Our Chat & Sew Circle meets the first and third Thursday of each month at 1:30 p.m. We create items for the women in the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home.
Our Spiritual Growth & Bible Study meets the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month except July and August at 7 p.m.
Our Book Club meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at the parsonage.
Plus, we hold meetings throughout the year that are open to all women in the church.
To fund our ministries, we hold Rummage Sales in the Spring & Fall. We also host a Luau Luncheon in August, and the Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper.
Come join us!