United Methodist Women (UMW)
The organized unit of the Ortonville United Methodist Women shall be a community of women whose PURPOSE is to know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Chist; to devolop a creative, supportive fellowship; to expand concepts of mission through the participation in the global ministries of the church.
There are three circles available to the wormen of the United Methodist Church. Our Circles work together to accomplish many mission projects. Among the many projects is making and distributing quilts to cancer patients and the Methodist Children's Home, supporting our college students and military with care packages, sending cards to our shut-ins, supporting OCEF with can drives and backpacks for school. We also financially support local, national and international missions.
* The Church Basement Ladies meet on Tuesday mornings at 9:30 am
* Deborah Circle meet on the first Friday of the month at 10am
* Mary Narrin Circle gather for monthly events
Funeral Lunches are organized by the Funeral Dinner Coordinator and are provided according to the following:
Families are offered the opportunity for the unit to provide a lunch. The Coordinator will meet with the family to make arrangments. The cost of sandwiches and paper products will be covered by the family. All other food is donated by members of the church. Any additional donations are used to accomplish UMW mission work. Volunteers are recruited to prepare, serve, and clean up. To inquire about a funeral lunch, plase call the church office at (248)627-3125
Annual & Bi-Annual Events
UMW Picnic (annually)
Mother ~ Daughter Banquet (bi-annually)
Quilt Show ~ (bi-annually)
UMW Annual Picnic 2017
The UMW held their annual picnic at the home of Mary Pence. The gathering was small but the fellowship and weather were perfect! We also had 2 guests join us from Seymour Lake Methodist Church. Louise King told us of her week at campt and all about the wonderful activities. This was her 13th year at the "God's Treasures" camp at the Lake Huron Retreat Center.