Women’s Ministry

United Methodist Women

United Methodist Women (UMW) is a worldwide 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.

Women’s Retreat

Registration for the 11th Annual Women’s Retreat has closed.  Joy: Knowing, Being, Giving will be led by Rev. Sarah Kalish of First United Methodist Church in Wadesboro. It will be held February 10-12, 2017 at Caraway Conference Center.  All necessary information is listed below and mailed to participants on Friday, January 20.

Letter from Barbara Barden and the Team
Packing List and things to know
Free Time activities


Here in the Myers Park Unit, we offer groups known as Circles, which meet at various days and times for educational meetings, book study, service projects and long-term support and fellowship.

  • Hannah (4th Tuesday, 7:00 p.m.; meet at members’ homes): A lighthearted group of women who meet for book study and cheerful fellowship. Alison Golmont 704-516-5161 alison.golmont@gmail.com
  • Lydia (2nd Monday, 10:30 a.m.; meet in room 104): A group of ladies, 60’s and up, who are loyal in service to their church, to each other, and to Bethlehem Center. Georgia Davis 704-334-6349
  • Martha (1st Wednesday, 10:30 a.m.; meet in room 104): A group of ladies, 60’s and up, who are very giving of their time and their resources, in this church, locally and abroad. Darlene Beard 704-375-1035 dtbeard12@att.net
  • Mary (2nd Tuesday, 9:30 a.m.): A group of women who meet for fellowship, book study related to spirituality and women’s issues, and service. Amy Brittain 704-773-8378 amysbrittain@gmail.com
  • Ruth (2nd Thursday, 10:30 a.m.; meet in room 104): A group of mothers with young children who meet for fellowship, spiritual growth and to make a difference in our community. Karen Cannon or Lindsay Scales mpumcruthcircle@gmail.com


Rev. Barbara Barden

Minister of Adult Education

704-295-4813, barbara@mpumc.org

Coming Up at Myers Park United Methodist Church