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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.

Upcoming Unit Meetings

Each monthly meetings includes a time for sharing joys/concerns, a spiritual vitamin (Bible quote), devotion or program, and reports from the officers and committee leaders regarding the status, events, and projects of the UMW.  A time of fellowship concludes each meeting.  Meetings are held at Gretna UMC unless otherwise noted.

January 11th at 1 p.m.  –  cancelled due to weather (see schedule changes below)

February 8th at 9 a.m. – Pledge Service, Mission Field Trip

March 8th at 1:00 p.m. – Call to Prayer & Self-Denial, Gretna Mission Project (making dinner for the Gretna Volunteer Fire Department)

April 12th at 9 a.m. – YOUTH Mission Project Speaker

May 10th at 9 a.m.  YOUTH PROJECT mission trip

June 14th at 9 a.m. – Garage Sale Prep

July 12th at 9 a.m. — Breakfast Out (meet at GUMC at 8:30 am)

August — no meeting

September 13th at 7 p.m. — Intro UMM Project

October 11th at 9 a.m. — World Thank Offering

November 8th at 9 a.m. — Recognition of Officers

December 6th at tba — Christmas Brunch

 

Sarah Circle Meetings — Meet the 3rd Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.

 

Mission Projects

 Reach Out and Renew Your Commitment to Missions Locally and Around the World

  • Personal Items for Heartland Family Services Safe Haven
  • Pantry Food Items for Living Hope Pearl Food Pantry
  • The Big Garden/ United Methodist Ministries
  • Rejuvenating Women (Human Trafficking Victims)
  • Funds for Gretna Neighbors – a family in need

UMCOR Kits:  our group frequently supports the efforts of the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) by providing supplies and/or packing supplies into kits that are then sent to those in need. Click the link for additional information.  Watch the “Upcoming Events” for group or church-wide areas of emphasis to meet specific needs through-out the year.