Groups for Women Engage One Another
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.
Turning faith, hope and love into action on behalf of women, children and youth in our community and around the world.
Roseburg First United Methodist Church offers two circles of United Methodist Women:
- Wesleyan Circle, meets the Third Tuesday, of every month at 1:30 pm in the church Lounge, with a summer break.
- Rebecca Circle, will meet on the Third Saturday, every other month at 1:00 pm in the church Lounge, with a summer break.
Each year the United Methodist Women sponsor:
...Global and local mission programs
...A Ladies' Tea
...Two Rummage Sales (March and August)
...A Holiday Dinner and Bazaar (November )
...A Reading Program
...A World Thank Offering (November )
We offer support locally to Battered Persons' Advocacy, Boys and Girls Club, CASA of the Umpqua Valley, CONNECT Youth Group, Douglas C.A.R.E.S., Family Development Center, Meals on Wheels/Friendly Kitchen, Roseburg Rescue Mission/ Samaritan Inn, Roseburg Senior Center, Safe Haven Maternity Home, St. Joseph Community Kitchen, The FISH of Roseburg, The Warming Center, Umpqua Valley Habitat for Humanity, and the Westside Community Garden.
Globally we contribute to Camphor Mission, The Haiti Education Foundation, and we provide mosquito nets through the Alternative Christmas Project.
All women are welcome.