SUNDAY SERVICES

Traditional 8:50-9:50


Sunday School 9:55-10:55


Contemporary 11:00-12:00

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Phone: 972-247-6136 | Fax: 972-247-8212

2807 Valwood Pkwy 

Farmers Branch, TX  75234 

 

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United Methodist Women

 

               

                Mark your calendars now!!  
 

SUPPORT OUR BISCUIT AND GRAVY SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER
ON NOVEMBER 10!!

                        Our 2020 retreat will be Saturday February 29 - Sunday March 1. 
                 Registration will begin this fall.  Call your friends and join us for a fun and
                   inspirational weekend.  We will be returning to Camp Copass in Denton.

MONTHLY CHARITY

Nov: build a bear for Methodist Children’s home

Jan.: Canned soup for Metrocrest

Feb.: retreat preparation

Mar.:

April: plan crafts

May: crafts for our CUMC kids

June: VBS help/donation

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 October book is: The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II by Denise Kiernan  

an incredible true story of the top-secret World War II town of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and the young women brought there unknowingly to help build the atomic bomb.

Women United in Christ

All women of CUMC and their friends are welcome and encouraged to participate in the activities of the group.  
 

Here are some opportunities:
 

Book club                        annual retreat                     annual tea
 

Candlelight circle                  Sunshine circle 
 

Purpose:
 

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. 

 

One of the traditional goals of UMW is a Reading Program. For information about this program visit http://www.unitedmethodistwomen.org/reading-program/all-books.. Our UMW has some of the recommended books. The books are available in the church library, please sign out the book that you take.    For the list of the current titles owned by CUMC UMW click on UMW Book List.  Our Book club reads contemporary books and occasionally books from the UMW book list.  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.

 

 

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Upcoming Events  

 BOOK CLUB       
 

The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II by Denise Kiernan   October 29, 2019 

Walking with Henry: Big Lessons from a Little Donkey on Faith, Friendship, and Finding Your Path by Rachel Anne ridge (wrote Flash the Homeless Donkey)   November 26, 2019 

The Lilac Girls lilac by Martha Hall Kelly   January 28, 2020 

ELEANOR: A SPIRITUAL BIOGRAPHY   February 25, 2020

Fly Girl – How five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History by Keith O’Brien March 31, 2020

The Day the World Came to Town by Jim Defede   April 28, 2020

 

 The Dutch Girl Audrey Hepburn and World War II   May 26, 2020

Wonder Women: 25 Women Innovators, Inventors and Trailblazers Who changed History by Sam Maggs. The stories of the brilliant, brainy and totally rad women who broke barriers.  June 30, 2020 

CANDLELIGHT CIRCLE SCHEDULE: 

Candlelight Circle 2019-20 meetings schedule
Our meetings are typically the 2 nd Tuesday of the month starting at 6:30pm. We support our
local restaurants by eating in downtown Carrollton for most of our meetings.

November 12: Stonebriar Mall; food court and build a bear
Mission: make bears/animals to donate to Methodist Children’s home for Christmas

January 14: 55 degrees
Mission: canned soup for Metrocrest Service Center

February 11: reception room at church
Mission: prepare for retreat

March: No meeting

April 14: Cane Rosso
Mission: plan for Mother’s Day crafts with our CUMC kids

May 6: Wednesday before Mother’s day in tri-room at church
Mission: help our CUMC kids make gifts & cards for their moms and grandmas

June 9: Teresa Webster’s house
Planning meeting for next year

SUNLIGHT CIRCLE:

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

MORNING BOOK CLUB CIRCLE:
 

The Morning book club circle meets the last Wednesday of the month at 10:00am.

EVENING BOOK CLUB CIRCLE:

Meetings are the last Tuesday evening every month at 6:30 p.m. 

Leader: Tere Henry

We want to meet the needs of more 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 joining the Women United in Christ (United Methodist Women) at Christ Church, pick up a brochure at the Welcome Center in the narthex, contact one of our UMW board members (listed below) ,come to any of the meetings or telephone the church office at 972-247-6136.

 

2019 -20 Board members:

President and retreat chairperson: Barby Matous

Retreat Vice-president: Teresa Webster

Co-chairs for tea: Barby, Teresa and Barbara Haley

Vice-president ( youth & children's activity coordinator) Amy Ruppersberg

Secretary: Laurie Lewis

Treasurer: Buff Schmid

Communications: Julia Smith

Book Club:  Tere Henry

Daytime Book Club: Jan Blankenship

Nominations committee:  Teresa Webster and Denise Wallace

Sunlight circle: Cathy Fettke

Candlelight circle: Barby Matous, Laurie Lewis

BOARD MEETING DATES

These dates are on Thursdays!  This is a change from last year.

Oct. 3: Tea

Nov. 7: all church project final details

Dec. NO Meeting

Jan. 9: retreat

February: retreat

March & April: NO meeting, scholarship committee will meet if we have applications

May 7: nominations committee report