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Peacock Parlor Tea Party

Saturday, May 14

Our Tea party was fabulous!  

A big thank you to Marylou and Dorothy

for Chairing this annual event!  

Thanks to Randi and Mckenzie for the splendid entertainment. Thanks to all the ladies who spent their Saturday afternoon at the Tea.

Thanks  to everyone who prepared food, decorated, helped with decorations, you all made this annual tradition possible.









We have a new name as you see above.  This name change and rebranding brings new opportunities from our National Office.  Online resources will be accessible more than ever before.  




Our 2022 retreat was a big success!

Fellowship, worship, praying, playing games, puzzling, crafting, coloring, and more!  We were so fortunate to have Rev. Cassie Wade as our spiritual leader.

Mark your calendar for retreat 2023: February 11 & 12



The organized unit of United Women in Faith 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.


We invite you to participate in one of our book clubs.  

Contact Teresa or Tere if you want to be added  to the email reminder list. 




Book club meeting times:
Morning group: May 19 11:30
Evening group: May 31 6:30
Our book selection for May:

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In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet weekly in the Jigsaw Room to discuss unsolved crimes; together they call themselves The Thursday Murder Club. Elizabeth, Joyce, Ibrahim and Ron might be pushing eighty but they still have a few tricks up their sleeves.

When a local developer is found dead with a mysterious photograph left next to the body, the Thursday Murder Club suddenly find themselves in the middle of their first live case. As the bodies begin to pile up, can our unorthodox but brilliant gang catch the killer, before it’s too late? 

Opportunities for Involvement!



The Morning book club meets  the 3rd Thursday of the month at 11:30.  Bring your lunch.  Meeting places will vary.

 To be added to the email reminder list contact Teresa Webster.   teresa.l.webster@gmail.com

The Evening book club meets the last Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.  Meeting places will vary.

To be added to the email reminder list contact Tere.


Leader: Tere Henry

2021-22 Scheduled Books:

May The Thursday Murder Club: A Novel by Richard Osmon

June Better Luck Next Time by Julia Claborne Johnson

July The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Aug. A fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner


One traditional goal of UMW is  Reading Program participation. For information about this program visit: https://www.unitedmethodistwomen.org/readingprogram

 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, (except January). 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  



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 2021-22 meetings schedule:

Date                                Charity/activity                 meeting location        


June                               planning meeting                        Marshalls BBQ

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.


2021-22 Board members:​

President: Barby Matous.                                       barby123@aol.com

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

Co-chairs for tea: Dorothy Kibler, Marylou Ivy

Children's coordinator: Amy Ruppersberg

Secretary: Val White

Treasurer: Barbara Serlin

Communications: Barbara Haley

Scholarships: Julia Smith

Evening Book Club:  Tere Henry

Daytime Book Club: Teresa Webster

Nominations committee:  Julia Smith, Pam Capener

Sunlight circle: Cathy Fettke

Candlelight circle: Barby Matous, Laurie Lewis

BOARD MEETING DATES: 2nd Wednesday of the month

Future board meetings tbd