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United Methodist Women
Leader: Lou Ann Mullens, President

 

 

 

The United Methodist Women is an organized group of women dedicated to mission work, both in the local church and beyond, in the community, the nation, and the world. Technically, any woman who is a member of the United Methodist Church is a member of UMW. The First United Methodist Church of Durant has four organized circles, small study/fellowship groups who meet monthly September through May. There are also five General Meetings during the year where all members of the circles and "members at large" are invited to join together for a meeting and often a meal. Programs there are to inform about how UMW is affecting the lives of Women and Children locally and throughout the world.

 

UMW supports state, national and international work with its "pledge to missions"  We also support Conference and  Ardmore District projects including Cookson Hills and Neighborhood Services Organization in OKC.  We also support a number of local ministries, including Wesley Center at SE where we serve a meal to hungry students each semester.

 

District/Conference Important Dates: 2019

District Day  May 18, Eufala Methodist church  Van will leave church at 8 for the morning .

July 19-21 - Mission U at OCU

September (TBA) - Lake Country Distict Annual Meeting .

Oct. 4-5 - Oklahoma St. Paul's UMC, Ponca City

 

Durant UMW General Meetings - all women of the church are invited. Meetings will be in the Dining Area or Fidelis classroom.

Sun day, May 5 2019 Mother Daughter covered Dish Dinner - 12:30 p.m.. in Fellowship Hall     Hostess Esther Circle Speaker: Adrean  Stinnett , Update on J127

Sunday, August 25, 2019  Annual Welcome Back Tea   Hostess Lydia Circle Speaker on Ministerial Alliance and Homeless  Shelter

Sunday, October 6, 2019 12:30 p.m.  - World Thank Offering - Speaker, OHAI   Healthy Iniative Hostess  Esther circle

Sunday, Dec. 8,2019  12:30 p.m. Christmas Luncheon, bring your favorite goodie to share - Christmas devotional and Installation of Officers  hostess Hannah Circle

 

 

Join one of our Circles:

1) Esther Circle - Meets on the second Monday of each month at 10:00 a.m. in the Fidelis Classroom.    Contact Linda Spencer Lynette Parmley for more details (405-823-9173)

 2) Hannah Circle – Meets at church. usually at for a meal on a Sunday of each month. Contact  Pam Carey for more details.(920-1915)

3) Lydia Circle - Meets the 2nd and Fourth Monday of each month from 12:00-2:00 in room 204 to knit and crochet prayer blankets, caps and other projects for Care team and others in need.  Contact Agnes Easterling for more details (931-3389.)

4) Bible journaling-journaling- room 200 Wednesday night during the school year. Contact Peggy Shepard (940-206-7347)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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