United Methodist Women (UMW) is an intergenerational group 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 the concepts of mission and outreach through participation in the global ministries of the church.
Our Frankenmuth United Methodist Women meet in the church lounge at 6:30 pm, on the first Thursday of each month except July and October. All women are welcome and encouraged to attend.
2019 Program Schedule
February 7 – Program will be about Leon Water Project in Haiti presented by Karl and Carmen Zeigler
June 6 – Picnic
July – No meeting
October –No meeting “Fishin For Missions” Auction
Officers for the 2019 Year: President: Sandy Yerion 652-6974, firstname.lastname@example.org, Vice President: Martha Halverson, Secretaries: Joyce Scholz and Jan Thompson, Treasurer: Linda Stelmach, District Representative: Donna Giroux, Librarian/Program Resources: Taylor Arvilla
Looking to connect with a small group or help with a service project?
Consider one of these opportunities with the Frankenmuth UMW:
Eve Friendship Circle: This circle meets once a month on the third Thursday of the month at 1:00 in the church. This circle of friends is a “card ministry” sending cards such as Get Well, Sympathy, Confirmation, and Holiday Cards to members and friends. In addition, layette items are assembled and donated for babies in need for hospitals in Saginaw. Devotions, snacks and wonderful fellowship are enjoyed by all. Carol Cline at 989-652-8970 or Joyce Scholz at 989-652-2267 can be contacted for more information.
Women’s Study: Tuesdays – 6:30 pm in Bethany Room. Contact: Suzanne Schreiner – 989-652-8947
Daybreak Disciples: Thursday’s 8:00 am Da Vinci’s Restaurant – Fellowship and breakfast! Contact: Pat Arvilla – 989-748-0046.
Bag Ladies: Tuesday’s at 9:00 am in Bethany Room. This is an extension of UMW and also includes ladies from area congregations. This ministry includes various sewing projects for local and international project. We make pajamas, blankets, bags, and much more. Sewing machines are provided and there are many taks for non-sewers, as well. Contact: Karen Jennings – 989-274-0331.
Annual Fishin’ For Missions Auction: Is held the 2nd Tuesday of October each year and consists of a live and silent auction. We raise over $10,000 each year in this very successful event. Proceeds are distributed to local and international charities and programs. Contact: Karen Jennings at 989-274-0331 or Pat Arvilla – 989-748-0046.
Looking for inspiration and news from UMW members around the world? Check out the UMW website.