United Methodist Women (UMW)

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 missions through participation in the global ministries of the church. 

First United Methodist Church has four circles, which are small groups of Christian women who meet once a month (September-May). We also have Supportive Members, women who do not belong to a circle, but support UMW with their many talents and gifts.
A & M Circle meets the third Friday at 9:30 a.m. It does not meet in January or February.
Harmony Circle meets the second Thursday at 9:30 a.m.
Unity Circle meets the second Thursday at 7:00 p.m.
Felicity Circle meets the second Tuesday at 7:15 p.m.


"We are ordinary women
in partnership with God"

During this year (2020) UMW has five Fellowship Meetings
(All of the following meetings are in Fellowship Hall):

April 3 (Cancelled due to COVID-19)

Spring Luncheon hosted by Harmony Circle at 12:15 pm. 
Program: "Tracy Feathers - Crittenton Center

May 4
May Day Dinner hosted by Unity Circle at 6:15 pm.
Program:  Carolyn Goodwin - 100th Anniversary of League of Women Voters 

October 5
UMW Night hosted by Felicity Circle at 6:15 pm.
Program:  Gretchen Gondek - Hair Art in Grief

November 1
Fall Luncheon hosted by A & M Circle at 12:15 pm.
Program: Jean Logan - Executive Director of Community Action Agency

December 6   
Christmas Luncheon hosted by Executive Committee at 12:15 pm.
Program: Installation of Officers - Pastor Roger Madden
Christmas Program - Jane Sibley and Pat Harm 

  All Fellowship Meetings are open to every women of First United Methodist Church. You do not have to belong to a Circle or be a Supportive Member to attend. Circle information and reservations may be obtained by calling the church office at 712-258-0119 or e-mailing the church at

Please join us in Christian Fellowship!