Church News & Events

what's going on and what's coming

 2017 Officers

  • emailPresident (Actg.) -

  • Vice President -
    Doris White

  • Secretary -
    Melissa Lauber

  • Treasurer -
        Norma Johnson

For Membership info -
       Carolyn Rogers


Mission Coordinators/Committees

Ongoing Projects

  • Nursing Homes -
        Betsy Radtke

  • Sponsor/Foreign Student
        Cindy Beaston,
        Patti Hedrick

  • Christmas Blanket Tree
        Majorie Knowland,
        Joyce Dean

  • Food Pantry -
        Mission Committee

ABR Circle

Women of the ABR Circle will meet Thursday morning, April 7th, at 10 AM in the church parlor.  Kathy Cox will lead our spiritual discussion  and devotional meditation.  Carol Sorenson will update us on UMW activities.  We will be planning our annual singing visit to the local nursing home in May. Light refreshments will be served and awesome spiritual fellowship will be shared by all.

The ABR Circle meets the first Thursday of each month (except during the summer months) at 10 AM in the church parlor and meetings last approximately 1.5 – 2 hours.  Hope you can join us!


Our Circles offer opportunities for making new friends, nourishing old friendships, growing in your relationship with the Lord, and supporting and praying for one another.

ABR Circle

1st Thursday of each month - 10 AM
in the parlor of the church (note: ABR does not meet July and August)

emailContact: Carolyn Rogers


Evening Circle

2nd Tuesday of each month - 7:30 PM - meetings are in members homes (note: Evening Circle does not meet June, July, August)

emailContact: Julie Robbins

General Meetings

7 PM - Fellowship Hall

Upcoming Meetings:

March 18, 2014 

Our General Meetings are program-oriented and include guest speakers, service activities, and fellowship.

For membership information

emailcontact Jean Sigmon


Book Club Resumes

New Members Wanted!

2nd & 4th Tuesdays 10:00 AM - in the parlor

If you would like to join the UMW Book Club, this is a great time!  Contact Carolyn Rogers (301-934-3157 or click the email icon below). The UMW Book Club has discussion meetings the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 10 a.m. in the church parlor.  Come join us!  Read about our latest book on this page.

emailContact: Carolyn Rogers

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Our Purposeturtle bullet

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 mission through participation in the global ministries of the church.

Prayer Breakfast

Carolyn Rogers, on right, receives 5 Star Missiion Today and Gold Awards at the
annual meeting of the Washington East District UMW on Saturday, October 19th at St. Paul's UMC
in Oxon Hill, Md.  Cindy Beaston, Carol Sorensen, Joyce Hancock and Harryette Hower also
received a certificate for 5 Star Mission Today.  Four members of the REading Program received
level 1 certificates for reading books from the five reading categories: 
Joyce Hancock, Betsy Radtke, Norma Johnson and Doris White were recognized

Who We Areturtle bullet

Our church is part of the Washington East District with 66+ UMW members  We welcome Everyone! This is an opportunity to share your talents, your spiritual gifts, and yourself with others.

Our Goalsturtle bulletsisters

  1. Enable broad participation of women of varying interests, ages, ethnic groupings and life styles
  2. Study and interpret in words and action the revolutionary message of the gospel
  3. Discover, confront and respond to the issues of the day
  4. Work actively and openly for the elimination of injustice and the liberation of oppressed peoples
  5. Prepare themselves for full participation in the total life of the church and community
  6. Assume responsibility for stewards

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Visit the following web sites for more information on the UMW program of the United Methodist Church


UMW Book Club Resumes February 14

  The Book Club meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 10 AM in the church parlor.  These informal meetings feature honest discussion of many challenging concepts in a comfortable, trusting fellowship atmosphere.  New members are always welcome even if you can only attend some of the discussion sessions.  Join us!



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