Due to Covid 19, we will not have an overnight retreat in. 2021.  

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. Over one million women have chosen to be members of a special organization with a specific purpose.

Our Mission:

To support missions for women and children around the globe and locally with our pledges.

Support the women of CUMC with activities and fellowship.

Provide a college scholarship(s) for a young lady of CUMC.

Encourage growth as Christians through our fellowship and serving others. 

Operation:  Educate Women

UMW Scholarship Fund Drive 


            Supporting the education of CUMC’s young women with scholarships for graduating seniors has been a mission of our UMW group since 1999.

We want to thank everyone who participated in our fundraiser.  We were able to present 2 - $1000 scholarships on Sunday, May 2nd.

Our scholarships went to Randi Ruppersberg and Maddie Manna.

Children's craft workshop

UMW Candlelight Circle hosted a craft workshop for our CUMC kids and friends to make Mother's Day gifts.  It was a fun event for the children and adults.

see picture below...



We invite you to participate in our book club  via zoom at either 10AM or 6:30pm on the last Tuesday of the month

Meeting details & booklist are on this page 

Contact Teresa or Tere if you want to be included.  teresa.l.webster@gmail.com



Our May book is "Killing Lincoln"

The shocking Assassination that changed America forever.


A riveting historical narrative of the heart-stopping events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the first work of history from mega-bestselling author Bill O'Reilly.

Opportunities for Involvement!
During COVID-19, most meetings are virtual.



The Morning book club circle meets the last Tuesday of the month at 10:00am.  Currently meeting virtually.  To be added to the zoom list contact Teresa Webster.   teresa.l.webster@gmail.com

Meetings are the last Tuesday evening every month at 6:30 p.m.  Currently meeting virtually.  For more info, email here.

Leader: Tere Henry

2020-21 Scheduled Books:

May 25 Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever 

June 29 Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine.

July 27 Where the Crawdads Sing 

One traditional goal of UMW is  Reading Program participation. For information about this program visit http://www.unitedmethodistwomen.org/reading-program/all-books.

 Participants in the reading program are recognized annually at the Metro district UMW meeting.  You can get credit for books that have been on the UMW list 5 years or less.  If you participate, please give the list of books that you read to Barby Matous: to submit the report.

Our Book clubs read contemporary books and occasionally books from the UMW book list.  Our choice of books is from our members suggestions.

Meetings are the 2nd Tuesday morning of each month at 11:30 in the Tri-room in the Family Life Center from September to May. These ladies share a salad lunch, a devotional, and fellowship. so bring you favorite salad and come enjoy this time together.Cathy Fettke is chairperson. 972-247-6398  Currently not meeting due to Covid 19.



Our meetings are typically the 2nd Tuesday of the month starting at 6:30pm. We usually eat together, either at a restaurant or bring your own meal to our meeting place.

Candlelight Circle 2020-21 meetings schedule

Date                                Charity/activity                 location        

June 8             Planning meeting for next year        Barby's house

UMW strives to meet the needs of  women of CUMC and the community. Come be a part of women whose purpose is to help women and children both near and far.

If you are interested in learning about/ joining United Methodist Women, you are welcome to attend any of our events/meetings.

Contact one of our UMW board members (listed below) or call the church office at 972-247-6136 if you want more information.


2020-21 Board members:

President: Barby Matous.                                       barby123@aol.com

Vice-president: Teresa Webster.            teresa.l.webster@gmail.com

Co-chairs for tea: Barby, Teresa 

Children's coordinator: Amy Ruppersberg

Secretary: Laurie Lewis

Treasurer: Buff Schmid


Scholarships: Julia Smith

Evening Book Club:  Tere Henry

Daytime Book Club: Jan Blankenship, Teresa Webster

Nominations committee:  

Sunlight circle: Cathy Fettke

Candlelight circle: Barby Matous, Laurie Lewis