Purpose of United Methodist Women:
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.
LIving our vision
♦ United Methodist Women is turning faith, hope and love into action on behalf of women, children and youth around the world.
♦ We provide opportunities and resources to grow spiritually, become more deeply rooted in Christ and put faith into action.
♦ We are organized for growth, with flexible structures leading to effective witness and action.
♦ We equip women and girls around the world to be leaders in communities, agencies, workplaces, governments and churches.
♦ We work for justice through compassionate service and advocacy to change unfair policies and systems.
♦ We provide educational experiences that lead to personal change in order to transform the world.
What is a “Circle”?
UMW Circles are small groups of women who come together for a time of spiritual growth, prayer, education, and fellowship
When do Circles meet?
Circles meet monthly from September through June
What program materials are used?
Circles use a variety of programs which include the annual UMW Program Book, DVDs with study guide and other spiritual related study guides and materials
How do I join a Circle?
Each Circle is as unique as its members. We recommend you visit each Circle to find the right fit for you.
Anna Circle: Meets the 1st Tuesday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in the church lounge.
Elizabeth Circle: Meets the 1st Sunday of the month at 9:00 a.m. in the church lounge.
Esther Circle: Meets the 2nd Thursday of the month at 11:15 a.m. at an area restaurant for lunch and then gathers at 1:00 p.m. in a church conference room or lounge.
Martha Circle: Meets the 4th Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the church lounge. Babysitting is available.
St. Andrew’s UMW in Action
Local and National Missions:
- Neighborhood Center in Camden
- Neighborhood Center Library
- Saints Prison Ministry
- Campus Ministry for College and Military Personnel
- Youth Mission Trip
- UM Communities of Collingswood
- Little Hands Little Feet Clothing Ministry
- Camden Forward School
- Ranch Hope/Victory House
- Interfaith Homeless Outreach Council
- Cherry Hill Food Pantry
- Kids Alley
- Supporting the Homebound
- Dominican Republic Mission Trip
- Haiti Mission Trip
- Philippine Pastors Retirement Fund through Cottingham Church
- Supporting Missionaries
If you are interested in receiving more information about the St. Andrew’s UMW, please contact our Membership Chairwoman:
Colleen McQuade: firstname.lastname@example.org