united methodist women

The organized unit of the United Methodist Women shall be a community of women whose PURPOSE is to know God and to experience freedom as whole persons though Jesus Christ; to develop a creative supportive fellowship and to expand the concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church.


General Group Meetings are held at 10am to Noon the first Tuesday of each month at the church. The UMW participates in the School of Christian Mission, District Annual Meeting, Canyon Lake UMW Women's retreat, Mission Studies with New Braunfels UMW, World Thanks Offering, Contributes to Local Charities, Quiet Day programs, Prayer Bear Ministries and The United Methodist Men's Annual BBQ where we make and sell delicious desserts.

get involved!

There are various groups/circles that you can join.

  • General Meetings - is the first Tuesday of the month at 10:00am to Noon at the church. The Creative Hand Circle meet every second Thursday of the month at the church. You may call the church office to find location of meeting or look at the calendar.
  • Creative Hands Circle - The group meets the second Thursday of each month at the church from 9:30am to 2pm. Are you at all creative? Just like to help out? This is an opportunity for you. We sew, knit, crochet, iron, cut out, or clip threads on finished products. 
  • Women’s Yoga - Wednesdays at 9:30am and 11:45am in the Faith Center
  • Sunday Morning Bible Study - Class meets every Sunday Morning at 9:30am in the Prayer Room. Come join us for this learning experience and getting to know each other, bonding as One in the Body of Christ. For more information click HERE to contact Art Carpenter.

2018 UMW CALENDAR

January

9 - General meeting at NSUMC  10 – 12

Program: Pledge Service/Officer Installation

11 - Creative Hands for Missions Circle  9:30 AM North Shore

12-13 Hill Country District Leadership Training-Kerrville

18 - Reading Circle  12:30   Youth Room America – James Atwood

21-23 - Social Action Legislative Event, Austin

28-30 – Texas legislative Event, Austin Hill Country District Leadership Training

 

February       

3 – Local Unit Officer Training - Uvalde

6 – General meeting at NSUMC  10 – 12

Program: Getting to know Pastor Kim

8 - Creative Hands for Missions Circle  9:30 AM – North Shore

15 - Reading Circle  12:30   Youth Room

                       

March

3 – UM Men’s BBQ dinner – UMW desserts

6 – General meeting at NSUMC  10 – 12

Program: Discuss Past & Present of the UMW leading up to our 150th anniversary

8 - Creative Hands for Missions Circle  9:30 AM – * Thistle Dew Studio / Carol Bryant’s

10 - Crop Walk

16 - Reading Circle  12:30 Youth Room

23- Legacy Fund Match Day

 

April

1 - Easter Sunday

3 – General meeting at NSUMC  10 – 12

Program: Comal County Sheriff – Drug Program

12 - Creative Hands for Missions Circle  9:30 AM  studio*

14 – Day Apart- Marble Falls

19 - Reading Circle  12:30 Youth Room

 

May

1 - NSUMC Gathering 6:00-7:00 PM (Evening Mtg)

Program: Maternal Women/Women’s Health  Speaker – Ginger Wells, RNC

Finger Foods by Executive Committee & Child Care provided

10 - Creative Hands for Missions Circle  9:30 AM studio*

17 - Reading Circle  12:30 Youth Room

18 – 20 – Assembly 2018, Columbus, Ohio

 

June

No NSUMW Meeting this month

8 - UMW luncheon/Annual Conference/ Corpus Christi

14 - Creative Hands for Missions Circle  9:30 AM North Shore

21 - Reading Circle  12:30 Youth Room

                       

July

No UMW Meeting this month

12 - Creative Hands for Missions Circle  9:30 AM – studio*

13-15 Mission u – Mt Wesley, Kerrville

19 - Reading Circle  12:30 Youth Room

 

August

1 - NSUMC Gathering      6:00-7:00 PM (Evening Mtg)

Program: UMCOR – Speaker TBD – Finger Foods Provided

9 - Creative Hands for Missions Circle  9:30 AM studio*

16 - Reading Circle  12:30 Youth Room

 

September    

11 – General Meeting at NSUMC 10-12

Program: Getting to know our new youth director & programs     

13 - Creative Hands for Missions Circle  9:30 AM studio*

15 – District Annual Mtg – New Braunfels

16 - Reading Circle  12:30   Youth Room

 

October

2 – General meeting at NSUMC 10 – 12

Program: World Thank Offering – Sue Blair

11 - Creative Hands for Missions Circle  9:30 AM studio*

18 - Reading Circle  12:30 Youth Room

19-20 – Rio Texas Conference Annual Meeting, 1st UMC,

Gonzales, TX, Crossroads District

 

November

6 – No General Meeting – Field Trip – Time TBD

Program: New Braunfels Food Bank and Lunch Field Trip

(1620 S Seguin Ave, New Braunfels, TX  78130)

8 - Creative Hands for Missions Circle  9:30 AM studio*

No Reading Circle in November

 

December

4 – Annual Christmas party and ornament exchange

or item exchange at Priscilla Shumaker’s home 11:00-1:00

13 - Creative Hands for Missions Circle  9:30 AM studio*

No reading circle in December

 

*  Creative Hands will meet at

Carol Bryant’s Thistle Dew Art Studio – Potters Creek

(Call church for address)

2nd Thursday of month from 9:30-2:00 bring a sack lunch

 

Reading Program meets on 3rd Thursday of month from 12:30-1:30

At NSUMC in youth room