Wooster United Methodist Women  

Deborah Dorcas Circle
Fourth Thursday 10:00 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 various venues
Leader: Betty Raber

Mary Martha Circle
Fourth Wednesday 7:00 pm various venues
Leader: Deb Pettijohn

Reading Circle (Open Meeting)
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 for 2015

January - Behind the Kitchen Door

February - Just Choose Happiness – A Guide to Joyous Living

March - Two books for March: Good God, Lousy World and Me AND A Twist of Faith

April - Get Off Your Donkey

May - Every Day is a Good Day or share choice from Nurturing for Community

June - no meeting

July - The Seven Paths, or Jesus: A Biography, or Wasabi Gospel, or share choice from Spiritual Growth

August - Fulfilled: Living and Leading or share choice from leadership Development

September -

October -

November -

Sarah Rebekah Circle - merging into other circles

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

2015 Officers & Coordinators 
Position Name
Co President Linda Smith
Vice President Kathy Kapp
Secretaries Pat Hiuser and Doris Bucher
Treasurers Lucy Rindfleisch and Deb Pettijohn
Secretary of Program Resources Bea Smith
Spiritual Growth Coordinator Jean Brugger
Mission Education, Interpretation and Social Action Jo Strauch
Membership Nurture and Outreach Marie Rutledge
Ways and Means

Rummage Sale

Cindy Farnsworth
Gifts, Memorials and Legacies Joyce Linebaugh and Kay Hastings
Publicity and Historian Kay Bergen
Church Women United Representative Jan Braund

Nominating Committee

Connie Guthrie, Chair; 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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