united Methodist Women 

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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.


United Methodist Women and The United Methodist Church's principles and values include:

  • Promoting the empowerment of women, children and youth. 
  • Promoting anti-racism and multiculturalism. 
  • Promoting inclusion and equity. 
  • Promoting fair labor practices. 
  • Promoting economic and environmental stewardship and sustainability.


The Vision of United Methodist Women

Turning faith, hope and love into action on behalf of women, children and youth around the world.


Living the Vision

  1. We provide opportunities and resources to grow spiritually, become more deeply rooted in Christ and put faith into action.  
  2. We are organized for growth, with flexible structures leading to effective witness and action.  
  3. We equip women and girls around the world to be leaders in communities, agencies, workplaces, governments and churches.  
  4. We work for justice through compassionate service and advocacy to change unfair policies and systems.  
  5. We provide educational experiences that lead to personal change in order to transform the world. 

UMW Circles

Circles are the basic unit of United Methodist Women. There are 6 circles. Four of the circles meet monthly at various times and places for fellowship and business.  Quarter Nite Lites meets once every 3 months.  We also have a virtual circle on Facebook if you are unable to make any of the other meetings.  Find the circle that fits your schedule and needs. For more information on the individual circles, please feel free to contact any of the UMW members.

  • Kate Few

    Kate Few Circle was named after the wife of a former Pastor of our church Rev. Ben Few.  This circle meets at 9:30 am the third Tuesday of each month either at a member's home or a restaurant.


  • New Morning

    New Morning Circle is named as such because it was the newest UMW circle at 9:30 am the time of it's start.  This circle meets the third Tuesday of each month either at a member's home or a restaurant.

  • Rhea Love

    Rhea Love Circle is named after a dedicated worker in our church.  This circle meets at 10:00 am the third Tuesday of each month in the Lounge at Good Samaritan Apartments.

  • Sallie Sanford

    Sallie Sanford Circle is named after the mother-in-law of retired pastor Rev. John McCormack. This circle meets at 1:00 pm the third Tuesday of each month at the church in Room #213.

  • Quarter Nite Lites

    Quarter Nite Lites Circle was named as such because they meet only once a quarter.  This circle meets once every three months at 6:00 pm at a member's home or a restaurant.

  • Facebook Virtual Circle

    This is a UMW Virtual Circle for those women around Mountain Home, Arkansas who cannot attend UMW meetings or circles but who wish to become active.  Please join us to learn of our mission work, events and share your ideas. You may add a project to work on together or bring up topics of importance to you. 


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