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Come to Fellowship Hall after the 11:00am service on March 4, 2018 for a free lunch sponsored by the UMW. Everyone is welcomed! We hope you can join us for a wonderful lunch and fellowship time.

Ladies of Grace: Please return your UMW survey next Sunday to any usher at any service. If you were absent, extra pink survey papers are available. Thank you for taking part in this survey as we try to form more UMW sub circles at Grace UMC.

Below is our Tentative Yearly Plans for Grace UMW 2018

Tentative Yearly Plans for Grace UMW 2018

January

Jan 20 – UMW Training at Epworth UMC (No Grace UMW meeting)

Planning meeting at Carol Rose’s home

February

Feb 17 – Grace UMW meeting in Wesley room, 10 – 11:30 am

Feb 25 – Questionnaire/survey to go out to congregation about UMW past experience or present expectations.

Plans to make various circles as information is gathered. Carol Rose – plans in church parlor to place reading books.

We will speak to congregation about the reading program—individual or circle.  Shelfs will be sectioned off for UMW books.

Pass out information about World Thank offering.  Kathy is ordering supplies.  Congregation will deposit money in box and money will be collected in August.

March

March 17 – Grace UMW meeting in Wesley room, 10 – 11:30 am

Tentative UMW lunch meeting after church – chili and sandwich luncheon—all welcome, free to everyone

Advertise Sisters in Faith in Damascus

Prayer and Self Denial – post information to congregation

April

April 7 – CMD-UMW Prayer Breakfast and workshop at Wesley UMC – more info to come.

April 21 – Grace UMW meeting in Wesley room, 10 – 11:30 am

Tentative UMW Brunch after church – Haiti fundraiser – Tickets will be sold and all proceeds will go to Haiti trip in June.

Sat, April 14 from 9 am – 3 pm,  Sisters in Faith in Damascus

May

May 19 – Grace UMW meeting in Wesley room, 10 – 11:30 am

May 18 – 20, UMW General Assembly in Columbus, Ohio

June

June 16 – Grace UMW meeting in Wesley room, 10 – 11:30 am

July

July 21 – Grace UMW meeting in Wesley room, 10 – 11:30 am

Friday – Sunday, July 27-29 Mission U at Pooks Hill Marriott in Bethesda, MD – invite teens and ladies to attend.  Offer partial scholarships for 2 people from church.

August

August 18 – Grace UMW meeting in Wesley room, 10 – 11:30 am

World Thank offering will be collected and sent to UMW.

Pledge drive for 2019 –

Joyce Meyers Conference in Hershey, PA

September

Sept 15 – Grace UMW meeting in Wesley room, 10 – 11:30 am

Advertise Sisters in Faith in Damascus.

October

CMD-UMW Annual Celebration – Saturday, October 7 more info to come

October 20 – Grace UMW meeting in Wesley room, 10 – 11:30 am

Women’s Shelter – prepare and serve dinner for ladies at shelter

Fall Festival – UMW table

Saturday, October 27 – BWC-UMW meeting – more info to come

Legacy Gala – Post invite.

November

November 17 – Grace UMW meeting in Wesley room, 10 – 11:30 am

UMW United Nations New York Seminar –

Christmas Decoration making with Debbie Randall

December

December 15 – Grace UMW meeting in Wesley room, 10 – 11:30 am

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