United Methodist Women

The organized unit of 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.
 
Membership: "Membership shall be open to any woman who indicates her desire to belong and to participate in the global mission of the Church through United Methodist Women. The pastor(s) shall be an ex officio member of the local unit and of its executive committee."
 
United Methodist Women in Mission: United Methodist Women is a nearly 1 million member-strong organization of women who seek to know God and to make life better for women, children, youth and marginalized neighbors in the ever-expanding global village of today's world. United Methodist Women members meet in their local churches, during their lunch break at work, after classes on their college campuses and even online. However they choose to gather, members create a supportive community that nurtures their spiritual growth journeys and provides opportunities for:

  • Leadership development
  • Study of issues impacting their neighborhoods, nation and world
  • Participation in informed advocacy and actions
  • Financial support of institutions and projects empowering women, children and youth in the United States and around the world

United Methodist Women's Circles at Community UMC

Every woman at Community United Methodist Church is invited to become a member of our unit and join one of our eight circles. A circle is a small group within the unit.

Due to COVID-19, our circles are currently meeting by using of the following methods: Zoom, email, telephone, or text. For more information, choose one of the following circles that could meet your needs and contact the leader or co-leader of that circle.



DOUGLAS NEWMAN CIRCLE

Currently using telephone tree or email to reach members

Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month @10:00 AM

Circle Leader: Sherry Zaneski, sheryz0202@aol.com

 

FAITH CIRCLE

Currently meeting on Zoom

Meets 3rd Thursday of each month @7:00 PM

Circle Leader: Barbara Crunkleton, 757-467-0420

Co-Leader: Linda Durkee, 757-495-1246


GRACE CIRCLE

Currently meeting on Zoom

Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month @6:30 PM

Circle Leader: Peggy Hensley, peggyhen@verizon.net, 757-495-9648

Co-Leader: Jeanne Porter, beach_teach@yahoo.com, 757-635-5986


HOPE CIRCLE

Currently Meeting on Zoom

Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month @6:30 PM

Circle Leader: Sallie Volk, salliev@aol.com, 757-630-8714


MARTHA CIRCLE

Currently meeting on Zoom

Meets 2nd Thursday of each month @9:30 AM

Circle Leader: Dianna Fogel, 757-362-4780


ROBERT ROSE CIRCLE

Reaching members by telephone, email, and/or text

Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month @10:00 AM

Circle Leader: Kay Oldfield, 757-420-9122

Co-Leader: Jean Hunter, 704-562-9492


RUTH CIRCLE

Currently Meeting on Zoom

Meets 2nd Wednesday of each month @12:00 PM

Circle Leader: Susan Moreau, bechbnny@aol.com, 757-615-5106


SUSANNA WESLEY CIRCLE

Currently reaching members by telephone

Meets 3rd Saturday of each month

Circle Leader: Trina Perley, 757-424-3009