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 participation in the global ministries of the church.


The main focus of the UMW is to reach out to the community in missions through our circles, retreats and spiritual growth gatherings.  In addition, our organization provides and supports leadership development of its members to give women of all racial, ethnic, language and economic groups the opportunity to realize their full potential and to participate in the life of the church and society. 


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  reative, supportive
fellowship; and to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church.

If you would like more
information, please call the
church office, 770-971-1465, and
they will direct your call.

2020 Holly Jolly Fundraiser

Dear Craft Show Fans, 


Thank you for your past support of our Holly Jolly Craft Show! We have generally raised $25,000+, to support 43 local charities. To help us continue our support, please consider making a tax-deductible donation to our 2020 Holly Jolly Fundraiser, now through December 31.

You may contribute through our Venmo account @MtZionUMW with pin 0872 or send a check made out to: Mt. Zion UMW

Mail to:

Lynn Hemby, Treasurer,

2856 Interlaken Dr.,

Marietta GA 30062

A list of charities the UMW supports can be found on our website:

List of Supported Charities

UMW Cancels 2020 Craft Show

And Prays for Better 2021


The Mt. Zion UMW Craft Show committee has made the very difficult decision to cancel the Craft Show this year.

They will move forward with plans for November 12-13, 2021. The three co-chairs for next year are Trudie Donovan, Helen Geesey, and Clair Hetherington. 

2021 Craft Show Vendor Application

2021 Donation Letter


Every year, Mt. Zion UMW organize a craft show displaying crafts from local artists. This is a great opportunity to find unique homemade holiday gifts. On top of local vendors, UMW orchestrates a frozen meal sale, silent auction, bake sale, and a door prize. There will also be pictures with Santa and a chance to win a quilt. There is no admission charge and all proceeds go to charity.


The 2020 Craft Show has been canceled

The 2021 UMW Mt. Zion Craft Show will be Nov. 12-13.  Friday, the event will go from 9 a.m.- 5p.m.  On Saturday, the event will go from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.


The gym and mezzanine will be transformed into a a fair with stalls, laughter, and delicious food for sale.


We are only accepting applications for local vendors of arts and crafts. If interested in this wonderful event, please review the application that details requirements and the acceptable wares. Click on the link below to download the PDF.

You can then email the completed form and any questions to Leslie Bridenbaugh at


Each year, we need a few volunteers to help during the event. Placements include:

  • Bake Sale
  • Silent Auction (to watch over the items)
  • Greeters (also assist in signing people up for the door prize)
  • Craft Show setup (Wednesday before show after WOW events)
  • Vendor check-in
  • Craft Show Tear Down

If you are able to assist us for any part of the event and are able to fill any of these roles, please contact Leslie Bridenbaugh at

Annual UMW Recognition Award

Each year on UMW Sunday, Mt. Zion's UMW recognizes three members of our congregation for their service to the church and community.  Nominees must be members of Mt Zion who have distinguished themselves through their service in a variety of ways.

To submit a nomination for this special award, please print and complete this linked form and place it in the UMW mailbox no later than 2/1/21. This form must include enough information to show the UMW Board why the person is deserving of this special recognition. Forms are also available in Sunday school folders and in the church office.

Recognition Award Application

Get involved in a Circle

The Mary and Martha Circle

"We are a group of women who want to strengthen our Christian relationships through fellowship, fun, reaching out to others and supporting our church." 

Meet: Once a month; 3rd Thursday 7-9 p.m.

Circle Co-Chairs: Ashley Duryea & Nikole Edmonds


Early Bird Circle

"We put our words into action through various hands-on projects throughout the year supporting the Mt. Zion Craft Show, local nursing homes, Mt. Zion shut-ins, MUST, and various charities. We also have a mix of programs ranging from summer field trips to health experts to mission speakers."

Meet: Once a month; 2nd Tuesday 9:30-11 a.m. in the Youth Center.

Circle Co-Chairs: Trudie Donovan & Pam Parlier


Dorthea Circle

"We are a special group of women ages 60+ who meet for fellowship, refreshments, and occasionally scheduled programs."

Meet: Every other month; 2nd Tuesday.

Circle Chair: Elner Rainey


Susanna Circle

"We are dedicated to supporting each other through Christian fellowship and reaching out to others in our community, our nation, and the world through our service projects."

Meet: Once a month; 1st Tuesday 7-8:30 p.m. in a member's home.

Circle Chair: April Conaway


Alleluia Circle

"We are a group of women of all ages who meet for Christian fellowship at local restaurants and members homes."

Meet: Once Thursday a month; 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Circle Co-Chairs: Kathy Jacobson & Cynthia Waskowsky


Keepsake Quilters

"We enjoy fellowship while sewing for charity. Keepsake Quilters started with the purpose of designing and sewing the craft show quilt.  We quickly expanded our vision into sewing quilts for many charities such as: DFACS, Red Cross, Grand Junction Camp for Chronically Ill Children, Project Linus, Tiny Stitches, and other various charities." Meets at Tiny Stitches, 2518 East Piedmont Road Marietta, GA 30062

Meet: Twice a month; 3rd and 4th Tuesday 9:30-11 a.m.

Circle Co-Chairs: Lynn Hemby & Elaine Otterbourg


Tiny Stitches

"Join us to sew, serge, knit or crochet baby items that are donated to the Tiny Stitches Organization in Duluth where volunteers put together layettes of 30+ items and take them to hospitals in seven counties in north Georgia for indigent families. Tiny Stitches provides patterns, fabric, ribbing and yarn for all of their projects. We just provide the labor and love. You may also pick up supplies and work on your projects at home. For more information, contact Genie Neely at 770-992-1933 or"

Meet: Once a month; 3rd Thursday 9:30-Noon in the Upper Room

Circle Co-Chairs: Genie Neely & Linda Hargis


Yarn Spinners

The Yarn Spinners Fellowship provides an opportunity for beginning knitters, experienced knitters, and crocheters to get together, to help each other, to exchange knitting tips, patterns, and ideas, and to enjoy each other’s company. We meet on the first Tuesday of each month at 9:30 AM in the Youth Center. 

Meet: Once a month;1st Tuesdays 9:30-11:30 am in Room 305

Circle Chair: Karen Kuntz


To stay up-to-date with our meetings, check the Mt. Zion facilities calendar or sign up for the Mt. Zion newsletter.



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