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.


Co-Chair: Pauline McElroy
Co-Chair: Lu Lockwood
Vice Chair: 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  Co-Chairmen: Ann Maxwell and Juanita Rampy

eLizabeth Circle:
Monday morning each week through the Internet. Leader: Juanita Rampy


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. Chairmen: Marylin Durk , Sarah Beck, and Terena Schaefer