Women’s Ministries


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SHINE started with a lunch among friends who discussed their faith, their connection to Christ and their shared desire to create a stronger, diverse and more connected ministry within Custer Road UMC. Our sincere desire is for women to find a place to connect, grow in God’s love and grace, and to find meaningful and lasting relationships with one another.
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For Moms:

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Building Better Moms:
Imagine a place that meets you right where you’re at as a mom, woman, and a friend. Join us for Building Better Moms and learn how to be better equipped as a parent through speakers and discussion. Grow through a supportive network of moms who “get it”- from newborns to elementary aged children. Serve not only your family, but also your community through outreach opportunities. Click here to learn more.
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Moms of Youth:
Calling all moms with youth in grades 6-12! We want you to join us for our Moms of Youth group. We meet every first and third Thursdays each month in the Crossings Area on the second floor at 11:30am. Come join in on the fellowship and fun with other moms just like you.  Click here to learn more.



The United Methodist Women (UMW) is 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.

United Methodist Women has organized “circles” within the unit to encourage smaller groups of women with common interests to meet in order to learn, share and support each other. All groups invite anyone with an interest to visit and become a part of that group.

(Ask your circle leader about making child care reservations. Reservations must be submitted to Children’s Ministry a minimum of four days prior to the start time of said meeting or event. Cancellation of previously-made child care reservations is appreciated.)

UMW Activities, Gatherings, and Events:

 

UMW Pansy Sale:
Custer Road United Methodist Women are pre-selling flats of Pansies on Sundays, September 15 and 22, in The Commons. The pansies are provided by Kenneth Cranfill a long-time member of Custer Road. Kenneth owns and operates a wholesale nursery and supplies all the pansies to the Dallas Arboretum. The cost is $20 per flat and a flat consists of 20 – 4” pots. The available colors are: Mixed, Yellow, Purple and White.  You can purchase your pansies in person on Sundays, September 15 and 22, or order them now by clicking here and ordering them online.

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Little Dresses Workshop meets twice a year. We provide simple dresses to orphanages. Dresses are sent through “Send Hope” to Honduras, as well as with mission teams going to Haiti and Guatemala. The group is open to anyone who is interested in sewing or helping in other ways. Little Dresses kits are available and are ready to be sewn. For more information about Little Dresses or to get a Little Dresses Kit, contact Bobbie Trowbridge via email here, or Kay Henderson via email here, or Lynn Jorgensen via email here.

Covered Dishes Book Club
Covered Dishes Book Club meets about eight Monday nights throughout the year at 6:30 p.m. in Room B18. Bring a covered dish and expect lively conversation as you review contemporary books related to today’s Christian woman.  Find upcoming Covered Dishes Book dates with more information and details in the Upcoming Events listed below. Contact Sally Davies via email here for more information.

LunchBox Ladies Book Club
Bring your lunch and join in the fun of this daytime book club that meets every third Thursday (except in November and December) from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Room B21. Eat your lunch (beverages are provided) and discuss a book chosen by the group. Find upcoming Lunchbox Ladies Book Club dates with more information and details in the Upcoming Events listed below. For questions or more information about Lunchbox Ladies contact Kristina Stacey via email here. (Ask your circle leader about making childcare reservations. Reservations must be submitted to Children’s Ministry a minimum of four days prior to the start time of said meeting or event. Cancellation of previously-made childcare reservations is appreciated.)

Questions About UMW? Contact…
UMW President: Suzanne Betterley via email here or call her at 214-585-1531.
Membership, Nurture & Outreach: Niki Tull via email here

Other Upcoming Events (click the event name for more info):

Sep 2019
UMW Clara Gibson Hannah Circle – Sep 04, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
UMW Covered Dishes Book Club -- September – Sep 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
UMW Rebecca Circle – Sep 18, 2019 at 9:15 am
UMW LunchBox Ladies - September 2019 – Sep 19, 2019 at 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
UMW Ruth Circle – Sep 26, 2019 at 12:30 pm
Oct 2019
UMW Clara Gibson Hannah Circle – Oct 02, 2019 at 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
UMW Rebecca Circle – Oct 16, 2019 at 9:15 am
UMW LunchBox Ladies Book Club – Oct 17, 2019 at 11:30 am
UMW Ruth Circle – Oct 24, 2019 at 12:30 pm
Nov 2019
UMW Clara Gibson Hannah Circle – Nov 06, 2019 at 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm