What's Happening in April ...
UMW Book Discussion Group
Wednesday, April 24
Join us on Wednesday, April 24, at 12:45 p.m. in the Fireside Room. This month's book is The Chilbury Ladies Choir by Jennifer Ryan. All attendees should bring their own lunch and drink, for a picnic style gathering. Contact Mary Abe (email@example.com) for more information
UMW Annual Hamball Luncheon
Friday, April 26
The UMW Hamball Luncheon will be held on Friday, April 26, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. Tickets cost $12 per person and tables of 8 can be reserved at the time of purchase. Tickets are on sale in the Church Office, from UMW Circle Member and by clicking here. All proceeds go to Missions. Contact Katie Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
Looking Ahead in 2019...
Tuesday, May 7, 9 a.m..
Title: Living as a Covenant Community
Speaker: Rev. Danita Anderson, Lead Pastor of Woodridge UMC
Hostess: Priscilla Circle
Tuesday, June 11, 9:15 a.m..
Summer Coffee: Sandy Bray's House
Tuesday, September 3, 9 a.m..
Title: Therapeutic Horticulture
Speaker: Barb Kreski, Horticultural Therapist
Hostess: Mary Circle
Tuesday, October 1, 9 a.m..
Title: World Thank Offering
Speaker: Katy Klepper, Ruth Wills
Hostess: Sarah Circle
Mistletoe Marketplace (No UMW General Meeting)
Tuesday, December 3, 9 a.m..
Title: Christmas Around the World
Speaker: Special Music
Hostess: Christmas Buffet—International Foods, Potluck
Learning Together for Transformation of the World
For participants, Mission u is an opportunity to study current issues impacting society based on current mission study topics with particular attention to the responsibilities of women in fulfilling the mission work of the church. Participants grow in understanding the mission of the church in the current world context; conference events are open to members and non-members of United Methodist Women.
Study Topics for 2019:
Spiritual Growth Study: Practicing Resurrection: The Gospel of Mark and Radical Discipleship
Geographic Study: TBA
Social Justice Study: TBA