United Methodist Women

Reveille UMC
Come enjoy wonderful fellowship and meet new friends at Reveille United Methodist Women. 

United Methodist Women is the largest denominational faith organization for women, with approximately 800,000 members whose mission is to be an advocate for the oppressed and dispossessed, to build supportive community among women, and to engage in fostering growth in mission education.

Among the local missions that Reveille UMW currently supports are the Chesterfield Women’s Detention and Diversion Center, Swansboro Elementary School, All God’s Children Camp for the children of incarcerated mothers, camperships at Westview on the James, The Hermitage retirement community, and United Methodist Family Services. 

Reveille UMW is open to all women within and outside Reveille, and is composed of five groups, known as circles, that allow for closer fellowship time, programs, and projects. The circles have diverse programs including speakers, book reviews, Bible study, outings, and outreach. Each circle meets once a month, from September to May. All the circles come together each quarter for a general meeting. The general meetings include a guest speaker from a not-for-profit that benefits women and children. The program is followed by lunch. Child care is available for general meetings.

For more information, contact UMW co-presidents Laura Lay and Carolyn Blaylock. Or visit one of our circle meetings (September-May):
Lucy Blanton Circle
     Meets first Tuesday, 10:30 am, room 209
     Circle leader: Bonnie Ferguson and Phyllis Moore  
Mary Lou White Circle
     Meets the first Tuesday, 10:30 am, church parlor
     Circle leaders: Elaine Bugg and Marge Rozum
Frances Carroll Circle
     Meets second Tuesday, 2:00 pm, church parlor
     Circle leader: Gillian Bell and Mary Ann Ramage
Susanna Wesley Circle
     Generally meets second Tuesday, 7:00 pm, in members' home
     Circle leaders: Kay Craven and Mary Evans
Lizzie Hoffman Circle 
     Meets third Tuesday, 9:30 am, church parlor. Geared to women with young children.
     Child care is available for children age four and under, 9:30-11:45 am.
     Circle leader: Stephanie Workman 

UMW Meetings and Events

General Meeting  with Better2gether RVA
Tuesday, May 7 | 10:30 am | Fellowship Hall
Learn about Better2gether RVA, founded by Reveille members Stephanie Becker and Liz Burnett. Since 2017, Better2gether RVA has provided mentorship, counseling, and recreational programming for families of children diagnosed with complex medical illnesses, plus resources for managing treatment and its associated costs. Join us for this special program followed by lunch on Tuesday, May 7, 10:30 am, in the fellowship hall. For more information about Better2gether, visit www.better2getherrva.org. Make lunch reservations by contacting Laura Lay.

Upcoming Events
UMW General Meeting
with Better2gether RVA
May 7 | 10:30 am
Program with Better2gether RVA and a luncheon to follow. Details below.

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