United Methodist Women is the largest denominational 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.
All women are welcome to be a part of our local organization of United Methodist Women, which meets monthly, generally on the second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. Our meetings focus on our purpose, with presentations by our own members and special guests.
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.
Turning faith, hope and love into action on behalf of women, children and youth around the world.
· Traveling to the Neighborhood Center in Harrisburg (a mission institution supported by United Methodist Women) to provide lunch for the children in the summer program.
· Through the support of our congregation, we were able to give over $7,000 to National and World-Wide Missions in 2017.
· Participation in events sponsored by Williamsport District and Susquehanna Conference United Methodist Women.
February 12, 7 p.m. – (Program Book) “A Call to Prayer and Self Denial”
March 12, 6 p.m. – 150 Year Anniversary Celebration - Pot Luck Dinner
April 9 – 7 p.m. – Speaker from Sojourner Truth - Rev. Angelique
May 14 – 7 p.m. – Nancy Wright Magargle
June 11 – 6 p.m. UMW night out at Johnson’s Café, Montoursville
July – Lunch delivery to Neighborhood Center (dates to be determined).
August 13 - 5:30 p.m.– Ashler Manor picnic--Coordinator: Gail Pentz
September 10 – 6 p.m. - Cookout at the Pavilion
October 8 – 7 p.m. - Program Book
November 12 – 7 p.m. “Pledge Service and Election of Officers”
December – Birthday party at SNU and Park Place Christmas Party -- Coordinator: Gail Pentz
Fundraisers For Missions:
February 23 – Soup Sale (Preparation February 21 & 22)
March 11 – 5-8 p.m. Wendy’s fundraiser
September 16 – 5-8 p.m. Wendy’s fundraiser
October 12 – Soup Sale (Preparation October 10 & 11)
District and Conference UMW
March 23 – Spiritual Enrichment Day at First UM in Jersey Shore
March 29-30 Susquehanna Conference Women's Retreat
Date Unknown – District Annual Day
October 26 – Conference Annual Day at Muncy First UM
Church Women United Events
March – World Day of Prayer
May – May Friendship Day
All meetings are held the second Tuesday each month in the Living Water Café at 7 p.m. unless there is a special event.
Officers for 2018:
President: Sharon Gensib
Vice President: Darlene Webb
Secretary: Aline Miller
Treasurer: Anne Knox
Nominations Chair: Judy Stover
Nominations Committee: Gail Pentz and Aline Miller
Spiritual Growth Coordinators: Marie Mitchell and Sally Gardy
Mission Education: Helen June
Serving by Appointment: Gail Pentz and Karen Barraco