Wooster United Methodist Women  

Deborah Dorcas Circle
Fourth Thursday 11:00 am April through December at the church
Does not meet during the winter.
Leader: Doris Bucher and Janet Gallander

Esther Circle
Fourth Thursday 9:30 am in homes
Leader: Betty Raber and Anita Reynolds

Mary Martha Circle
Fourth Wednesday 7:00 pm in homes
Leaders: Lucy Rindfleisch and Kathy Kapp

Reading Circle
Third Monday at 9:30 a.m. at the church
One book per month from the Reading List
Leader: Anita Greene

UMW Reading Circle selections

Monday, 20 January 2014. 9:30 a.m. Room A
Leadership Development 2014 – Youth [include with all Reading Plans] A Native American Thought of it: Amazing Inventions and Innovations. Rocky Landon and David MacDonald. 2008. 48p. Annick Press.

Discover more than 70 items and ideas that were crucial to native survival and celebrate the resourcefulness of North America’s native inhabitants. This book explores how native people’s creativity and ingenuity combined to make the most of woodlands, prairies, deserts and ocean coasts.

Monday, 17 February 2014. 9:30 a.m. Room A
Spiritual Growth 2014 A Faithful Heart: Daily Guide for Joyful Living. Sally Dyck. 2010. 240p. Abingdon Press.

In the pages of this book, Sally Dyck combines scripture, engaging stories and the faith of Mary to encourage you to grow and share your heart. Eight words, simple on a page, when lived out daily can change your heart and the hearts of those around you. This book is an eight week journey.

Sarah Rebekah Circle
Fourth Thursday 1:30 pm at the church
Leader: Dorothy Pearson

Executive Committee meets the second Wednesday at 3:00 pm
Made up of elected officers and Circle Leaders.

No unit meetings in January, June, July and August

2012 Officers & Coordinators 
Position Name
President Jan Braund
Vice President Jean Aceto
Secretaries Pat Hiuser and Doris Bucher
Treasurers Lucy Rindfleisch and Deb Pettijohn
Secretary of Program Resources Bea Smith
Spiritual Growth Coordinator Dorothy Pearson
Mission Education, Interpretation and Social Action Eva Miller
Membership Nurture and Outreach Bety Raber
Ways and Means
     Cookie Sale
     Rummage Sale
     Chicken Barbecue
Joyce Linebaugh
Becky Weaver
Kay Bergen
Brenda Courson
Gifts, Memorials and Legacies Libby Smailes and Vera Rathbone
Publicity and Historian Kay Bergen
Church Women United Representative Jan Braund
Nominating Committee

Barb Sattler, Chair; Marie Rutledge, Doris Bucher, Betty Weckesser, Connie Guthrie, Cindy Farnsworth

About Us


United Methodist Women is 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.

800,000 plus lay women have chosen to be members of a special organization with a specific purpose - United Methodist Women! The community of women are;

  • Centered in relationship with God through Jesus Christ;
  • Focused on ministries with women, children and youth;
  • Involved in mission locally and globally;
  • Committed to inclusiveness;
  • Pledged to financial support for mission through undesignated giving;
  • Engaged in development and use of skills for service, leadership development, and personal growth;
  • Encouraged to work with other organizations on issues of mutual concern.

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