The organized unit for United Methodist Women shall be a community of women whose purpose is to know God and to experience freedom as a 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.


President Pauline McElroy
Vice President Joyce Smith
Secretary Margaret Saunier
Treasurer Jan Engelhardt


Our UMW supports the following missions—

Within our church:
Altar Flower distribution
Chili Day & Bazaar
Fresh Start Market
Volunteers in Mission

Within our local & state community:
Afghans for Angels
Church Women United
Common Ground
Jefferson City Day Care
Rape & Abuse Crisis Center
Salvation Army
Sophomore Pilgrimage

Within the Missouri Conference and Outstate

Epworth Children & Family Services
Festival of Sharing
Kingdom House
National Mission Institutions related to UMW

About UMW

United Methodist Women is the largest denomination 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.

The United Methodist Women and the United Methodist Church’s principles and values include:

Promoting the empowerment of women, children and youth
Promoting anti-racism and multiculturalism.
Promoting inclusion and equity.
Promoting fair labor practices.
Promoting economic and environmental stewardship and sustainability.

UMW Small Groups Calendar


Rachel Circle

      3rd Monday of the month 1 p.m. in the Community Room
      Ann Maxwell
      Lauren Cameron

eLizabeth Circle

      Monday morning each week through the Internet


UMW General Meeting

     1st Wednesday of the month September-May 10 a.m. in Room 107

Lunch Bunch

     2nd Wednesday of the month Noon in Room 107

     Marylin Durk
     Sarah Beck
     Terena Schaefer