United Methodist Women

The Voice of Women in Mission Locally and Globally
UMW Purpose

The organized unit of the 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 participating in the global ministries of the church.

Visit the National UM Women web site here.

The FUMC unit consists of 9 circles:


Circle Name Contact Person(s) Meeting Time/place Focus
Infinity Judy Cozart, 704-718-1420 1st Monday, 10:30 am in the FUMC Library Fellowship & Mission

Charlotte Lynch, 704-263-1559

Ellen Downey, 704-214-3343

1st Monday, 6:00 pm in the FUMC Seymour Room Social, Education, & Missions

Libby Siceloff, 704-718-5259

Barbara Myers, 704-813-9690

1st Monday, 6:30 pm in members' homes Fellowship

Martha Frederick, 704-853-1869

Gayle Walker, 704-867-5557

1st Monday, 10:30 am in the FUMC Seymour Room on the word AWARE
Covenant Amy Plowden, 704-865-8983 1st Monday, 2:30 pm in the Living Room of Health Care Center at Covenant Village Gladness
Shiloh  Julie Griffin, 980-522-1516   Tuesday's in the Family Life Center 6-7pm- Childcare provided upon request  Young Women


General meetings are held every other month as either a luncheon meeting or a dinner meeting. If needed, childcare can be provided. Circle members participate in decorating and serving at the general meetings and annually rotate the months for refurbishing the pew pockets in the sanctuary.

If you are interested in being a part of a mission oriented organization that was founded 140 years ago by a handful of women who recognized the necessity for the medical and educational needs of women and children around the world, United Methodist Women is for you and we welcome you.