United Methodist Women

149 Years of Women in Service to Women and Children

PURPOSE

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Welcome to the United Methodist Women’s web site. United Methodist Women have been in existence for over 149 years. Our purpose is to be in mission where ever there are women and children in need, in our country and around the world. We have circles that meet once a month for study and action of these needs, for spiritual enrichment and celebration of Liturgical Events. Also, through out the year special events are held. ALL WOMEN ARE INVITED TO ATTEND.

The OCTOBER 2018 newsletter is available here.

EVENTS

VIRGINIA CONFERENCE UNITED METHODIST WOMEN 46th ANNUAL MEETING OCTOBER 27

Chestnut Memorial United Methodist Church
Newport News, Virginia

The keynote speaker will be Shannon Priddy. She is the President of the Board of Directors of the United Methodist Women. Registration for the event is $15 and includes lunch. That is for just the day. If you would like to come on Friday evening for a Concert and Ice Cream Social you can make arrangement at Hampton Inn Newport News-Yorktown, at Newport News. Their address is 151 Otis Street, Newport News, and the phone number is (757) 989-8977. Read more and register by downloading the registration form at the Virginia Conference UMW site. You may also contact Janet Keener.

UMW BOOK CLUB IS HERE — COME JOIN US!

The next UMW Book Club meeting is Sunday, November 11, after the 11:00am worship service in the church library. Our book is The Same Sky by Amanda Eyre Ward. It comes under the category of Nurturing for Community and several copies can be found at the Fairfax County Public Library. We welcome ladies of the church to join us. Bring your lunch or snack.

Arlington District UMW Mini Mission Encounter

The Arlington District UMW will hold a Mini Mission Encounter on November 10 at 9am – Noon, at Aldie United Methodist Church, 39325 John Mosby Highway, Aldie. The topic will be the Living as A Covenant Community. The speaker is Rev. Nancy Robinson, a missionary with General Board of Global Ministries. She serves as the Mission Advocate for the Southeast Jurisdiction.

CROP HUNGER WALK SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7 at 1:15pm at the TOWN GREEN

TThe Crop Hunger Walk will be this Sunday, October 7th at 1:15 p.m. It will start with registration at the Town Green with the 3-mile walk starting at 2:00 p.m. “For 50 years Crop Hunger Walk walkers have raised awareness and funds to fight hunger around the corner and around the globe. 25% of the funds go to CHO and 75% to World Service. Donation can be made at the web site www.crophungerwalk.org/viennava.

CALENDAR

October 2018

  • Deborah Circle WILL NOT MEET THIS MONTH
  • 4 –Welcome Circle – Church Library – 10:00am
  • 6 – Faith Circle – Church Library – 10:00 am
  • 7 – Fellowship Time (Coffee Hour)
  • 15– Executive Meeting Church Library – 7:00 pm
  • 27 – Virginia Conference UMW 46th Annual Meeting

LOOKING AHEAD

November

  • 10 – Arlington District Mini Mission Encounter Event, Aldie, UMC
  • 19 – Executive Meeting Church Library – 7:00 pm

December

  • 2 – UMW Cookie Sale
  • 8 – Christmas General Meeting Potluck Luncheon
  • 16 – Fellowship Hour (Coffee Hour)

Come join us!