MOSAIC United Methodist Women
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.
Mosaic United Methodist Women (UMW) are ladies of the church who have a desire for mission outreach to help women, youth and children.
We have our General Membership and many are also members of 3 Circles:
Cathern Circle – Carol Williams, Chair
Craft Circle – Cheryl Downs, Chair
Deborah Circle – Pam Muir, Chair
Our General Meeting meets at 10 am at the church on the second Saturday of each month, except in December when we go out to lunch.
In the Kentucky Conference UMW Heartland District, we participate in the Reading Program, Candle Burning, Memorial Service, Mission Today and 6 Star Giving. We earned the 6 Star Giving Unit Status and Mission Today – 10,000 Door Unit
Mission Today Units have made and met their pledge to Mission; plus completed at least one “starred” item from each category of Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors; and any other four items.
10,000 Doors Units receive special recognition since they have made and met their pledge to Mission; plus completed at least four of the criteria in each category of Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors, including at least one “starred” item in each category.
Six Star Units have made and met their Pledge to Mission, contributed to a Special Mission Recognition, Gift to Mission, Gift in Memory, to the World Thank Offering, and have also contributed either to Candle Burning or Penny and A Prayer.
UMW Mission Outreach (past and current):
Center for Women and Children
Fall Bazaar and White Elephant to fund mission outreach
Fund Raising Dinners to fund mission outreach
Heartland District Participate in the district events – District Time Apart, Conference Spiritual Growth Retreat, Blanket of Praise, District Annual Celebration
Kentucky Conference – Mission u at Lindsey Wilson College, and Conference Annual Celebration
KCIW – Visit once a year and lead in a devotional program with the residents
Red Bird – Collected box labels and Campbell soup labels
Ronald McDonald House – Collecting aluminum can tabs
Mission Trip to Honduras – Hosted a Bake Sale for mission trip
Prayer Shawls – handmade and given to those who are ill
Shut Ins – Deliver Treats and mail cards to persons who can’t get out
Southwest Ministries – Collect food and donate
University of Louisville Gathering – prepare dinner for students twice a year, contributed to their Student Welcome Bags, helped & participated in Annual Fundraiser and Silent Auction
Water Step – Collected Shoes
World Day of Prayer – participated in multi-church worship service
World Thank Offering & Penny and a Prayer – Collect money and blessings all year
Hip Hop Cares – Donate clothes and toiletries, helped serve meal
Blessing Bags for the less fortunate
Day Care Appreciation for staff and parents
Sleep in Heavenly Peace donated bedding and money for new beds
Support the Youth Group feed the youth group two times a year
Honor High School Graduates give each graduate a card and gift
President Sharon Cook
Vice President OPEN
Secretary Esther Frederick
Treasurer Sharon Lowry
Spiritual Growth Flora Clipper
Social Action Pam Muir
Education/interpretation Judy McQueen
Membership/Nurture/Outreach Anita York
Program Resources Jane Stallard
Communications Michelle Randolph
Nominations Cheryl Downs