United Methodist Women - UMW

United Methodist Women - UMW


United Methodist Women - UMW

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Please contact Debbie Smith – 598-4336 for more information
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The UMW Purpose

The organized unit of United Methodist Women shall be a community of women whose purpose is:
    to know God and experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ;
    to develop a creative, supportive community fellowship;
    to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church.

Membership
     Membership shall be open to any woman who indicates her desire to belong and to participate in the global missions of the church through United Methodist Women. Pledging of money is not required for membership.

United Methodist Women -UMW is a Global Organization.  The UMW unit at Calvary consists of Circles and several Interest Groups.  Check out the Calvary Calendar for meeting dates and times.

 

 

Small Groups

Elizabeth Circle  Service Projects include:
Mercy's Gate Food Pantry
UMCOR ( United Methodist Committee on Relief )
Ronald McDonald House
Sioux Indian Reservation in South Dakota
Ludhiana Christian Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana, India
Crafts for the annual Craft Fair.  
Meets third Tuesday at 9:30 am in the Fireside Area at the church.  Contact is Jane Roberts - 574-3733

Naomi Circle  Service projects include:
Restoration bags for Human Trafficking Victims
UMCOR emergency kits
Meets the third Tuesday at 7:00 pm at the church and at member's homes. 
Contact Cindy Thomas -- 594-9785 or Margaret Wiatrowski – 531-5283

Sarah Circle  Service project include:
Women Partnering
Children's Literacy Center at Calvary UMC

Helping Everyone Recover  (H.E.R.)
Meets at member's homes on 3rd Saturday at 9:30am
Contact Lenee’ Erickson – 528-6706

Crafty Ladies  Meets every Tuesday morning, (except the 3rd Tuesday) 9:30-12:00,
to work on craft projects for the annual UMW Craft Fair. Contact Ethylene Bosworth   719-277-7544

Jeanette & Friends Sewing Bee - 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month
Various projects for the needs of the community.  
Examples of past projects include:
Quilts for survivors of the Waldo Canyon fire and Black Forest fire 
Christmas stocking for rescued victims of Human Trafficking
Contact Jeanette Augenstein for the current project   719-598-4124

School Bag Workshop  Meets second Thursdays, 10:00-2:00, to work on making bags for UMCOR School Bags to hold the items collected by the church members in July and August.
Contact Jeanette Augenstein    719-598-4124

 

Heart Friends  - affiliated group - Is involved in various service projects such as Christmas 'Primetimers' luncheon.   Meets the fourth Monday in the evening at member's homes.   Contact Charlotte Saponas - 590-6608 or Elissa Feldmeyer - 514-5649


2015 Recipients of Mission Dollars

 
Global
UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief):  Helps with disaster relief in the USA and around the world.

National
LaPuente shelter in the San Luis Valley

Local
Calvary's Children’s Literacy Center Site 

Calvary members support the Sager-Brown UMCOR depot and the Salt Lake City Depot with all disaster kits.  All types of kits are donated and prepared by United Methodist Women of Calvary: health kits, layette kits, flood buckers, birthing kits, sewing kits, school bags, and bulk items as needed