MT. ZION UNITED METHODIST WOMEN

United Methodist Women is the largest denominational faith organization for women with approximately 800,000 members whose mission is fostering spiritual growth, developing leaders and advocating for justice.

Members raise up to $20 million each year for programs and projects related to women, children and youth in the United States and in more than 100 countries around the world.

Goals 

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 the 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. 
 

Purpose

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.
 

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

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Join A UMW 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: Ashely 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

Alleluluia Circle

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

Meet: Once a month; 2nd or 3rd Thursday 7-8:30 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 genie.neely@mindspring.com."

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 the Youth Center

Circle Chair: Karen Kuntz

Member's annual dues of $15.00 are due at this time.