We shall be a community of women whose PURPOSE is
1. to know God and to experience freedom as a whole person through Jesus Christ
2. to develop a creative, supportive fellowship
3. to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church and our community.
The UMW activities include:
- Prepare funeral luncheons
- Organize and cooking one dinner meal for MCREST
- Collect Labels for Education for Red Bird Mission
- Collect pop can rings for the Ronald McDonald House
- Collect canned goods for our church Food Pantry
- Annual Apple Pie Fund Raiser
Reading ProgramIndividual members participate in a reading program to broaden their minds in the areas of education for mission, spiritual growth, social action, and nurturing for community. Specific books are available through our church library, many of which the group has purchased for our library for anyone to read.
Our major fundraiser for the year is making and selling apple pies in the Fall of each year. We have given over $4,000.00 financial support to the following groups in this last year:
World Wide: Christian Children’s Fund, Haiti Disaster Fund, Noah Project and The Heifer Project
Our Community: Abigail Ministries, Baldwin Avenue Church, Bay Shore Camps, Jail Ministries, Pontiac Lighthouse, Salvation Army, and Turning Point
Our Church: Church camper scholarships, Food Pantry, “Friend in Need” Fund, MCREST, Prayer Quilt Ministry, Warming Center, and Youth Service Projects