United Methodist Women is the largest denominational faith organization for women with approximately 800,000 members whose mission is fostering spiritual growth, developing leaders and advocating for justice. Members raise up to $20 million each year for programs and projects related to women, children and youth in the United States and in more than 100 countries around the world.
All women are welcome to be a part of our local organization of United Methodist Women, which meets monthly, generally on the second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. Our meetings focus on our purpose, with presentations by our own members and special guests.
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.
Turning faith, hope and love into action on behalf of women, children and youth around the world.
President: Karen Barraco
Vice President: Judy Stover
Secretary: Aline Miller
Treasurer: Anne Knox
Nominations Chair: Janet Pursel
Nominations Committee: Ardene Judd & Gail Pentz
Spiritual Growth: Marie Mitchell & Sally Gardy
Mission Education: Sharon Gensib
Mission in Action: Gail Pentz
· Traveling to the Neighborhood Center in Harrisburg (a mission institution supported by United Methodist Women) to provide lunch for the children in the summer program.
· Through the support of our congregation, we were able to give over $7,000 to National and World-Wide Missions in 2015.
· Participation in events sponsored by Williamsport District and Susquehanna Conference United Methodist Women.
January 12 - 6 p.m. Covered Dish Fellowship Dinner
February 9 - Growing in Blessedness Leader: Anne Knox
March 8 - A call to Prayer Leader: Lyla Allshouse
April 12 - Medical Mission Trips Guest Speaker: Elizabeth Klucka, D.O.
May 10 - Insights from the Seminar on Racial Justice Guest Speaker: Beverly Renn
June 14 - Ladies Night Out
July - Lunch Delivery to Neighborhood Center
Mission u - 3 Day Event July 7 - 9
Sampler Saturday. July 30, Faith UMC
August 9 - Ashler Manor picnic Coordinator: Gail Pentz
September 13, 6 p.m. - Hot Dog Roast and Picnic Coordinator: Joyce McCarthy
October 11 - Domestic Violence Presenters from Williamsport YWCA
November 8 - Pledge Service and Election of Officers Leader: Judy Stover
November 20 - World Thank Offering / UMW Sunday
December 13 - Birthday party at SNU and Park Place Christmas Party Coordinator: Gail Pentz
Fundraisers for Missions:
February 17-18 Soup Sale
May 20 - Sam's Club Burger Burn
July 12 (Tuesday) - Wendys Fundraiser
October 10 (Monday) - Wendys Fundraiser-