UNITED METHODIST WOMEN

 

Main Street has an active UMW group composed of 4 Circles with over 80 members.  Our Unit received the Mission Today certification, the Five Star Unit award and the SC Projects award at the Anderson District UMW meeting this year.

There are 4 active cirlces.

LOVELY LANE Circle meets the 1st Monday of each month at 3:30 in the Greene Center or in a members's home.                                                                                                   

SUSANNA WESLEY Circle meets the 1st Monday of the month at 3:00 in members's home or a lunch meeting.        

AGNES ROGERS   circle meets on the 1st Monday of the month at 7:00 pm in a member's home.              

 ANN MOORE   Circle meets  on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30 at local resturants.

 

Some of the activities for 2014 were:

  • The Angel Tree project provides Christmas presents for over 600 individuals.  This project has grown to include community wide participation.
  •  The School Box project provides school supplies, activities assistance, and clothes to needy children. Each year two upscale used clothing sales are held to raise money for the project. 
  • A fundraiser is held each year to raise funds for local missionsThe money raised at the 2014 event was donated to the United Christian Ministries, Free Medical Clinic, Tracy Jackson Summer Food Program, School Box Fund and to help our church take a Haiti Mission Trip.
  •  The UMW  has a Special Attention project where each circle sends greeting cards to shut-ins each  month. One Circle took flowers to shut-ins. 
  • The Council on Aging Gift project provides Christmas and Easter favors for the Council on Aging participants.
  • All the Circles participate in the Kairos Prison Ministry by making cookies for the prisoners. 
  • Prayer Shawls are given to Main Street members who are sick or shut-in.
  • The UMW provided and served snacks during Vacation Bible School.