CUMC Women

LIFT (Ladies in fellowship together)

Every other Thursday, Sept. 26-Dec. 5, 6-7:30pm, Room 109
For women 20s-40s. Dig into the Old Testament looking at scripture, context, and stories that our faith is built upon. A short Disciple course includes daily reading plus group conversation and fellowship.  Book needed is "Invitation to the Old Testament: Participant Book: A Short-Term Disciple Bible Study." Hard copies are recommended for this course with daily reading and reflection questions. Book costs $13. 

Every other Tuesday, Jan. 9-Apr. 30, 7-8:30pm, Pastor Mira's home
For women 20s-40s. The Common Rule: Habits of Purpose for an Age of Distraction by Justin Whitmel Earley. The modern world is  machine of a thousand invisible habits, forming us into anxious, busy, and depressed people. We yearn for the freedom and peace of the gospel, but remain addicted to our technology, shackled by our screens, and exhausted by our routines. The Common Rule offers four daily and four weekly habits, designed to help us create new routines and transform frazzled days into lives of of love for God and neighbor. Leaders: Emily Nesbit, Kristen Sprenkle and Pastor Mira. Sign up here coming soon.


November 11, 1-3pm OR 6-8pm, Member home
December 9, 6-8:30pm, Gathering
Women gather for dinner, fellowship, Book/Bible study. Contact Sue Baxter, for more info.

Women of the word (wow)

Every other Thursday, September 12 - December 5, 1-2:30pm in the Library. Join us for the study of seven of some of history's greatest women: Joan of Arc, Susanna Wesley, Hannah Moore, Maria Skabtsova, Corrie ten Boom, Mother Teresa and Rosa Parks; each of whom changed the course of history by following God's call. We will supplement the class with inspirational stories of some of the women who were/are the first women bishops in the United Methodist Church. Book costs $8. Class led by Jacquie Bunt & Christina Benson.

women of faith & friendship

Women of Faith and Friendship will meet at the home of Cindy Kunst (636 Mooreland Ave, Carlisle) from 6-7:30pm. Childcare will be available at CUMC. We will meet on the following dates: Thurs., Nov. 14 & Tuesday, Dec. 10. Sign up here. (Number of attendees limited to 10, sign up early).
Questions? Cindy Kunst,

united methodist women

UMW is a community of women. Our 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.
Our vision: Turning faith, hope and love into action on behalf of women, children and youth around the world.

Coming Events: 

  • November 9 - World Thank Offering. Join the UMW for our annual World Thank Offering/Pledge Service and breakfast on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 9:30am in the Gathering. The officers for 2020 will also be sworn in t that time. We hope you can come and enjoy a time of prayer and fellowship with your sisters in Christ.
  • November 13 - Esther Circle meeting, 2pm, Room 109.
  • November 16 - Sewing Bee, 9:00am-1:00pm, MPR. The UMW will prepare 50 feminine hygiene kits for Mission Central. The components of the kits have already been cut and are ready to sew. We will form an assembly line and each person will sew a portion, pass it on until complete, then holes will be punched, snaps attached and the completed kit ironed. If you prefer to sew, please bring your own machine. If you can't or don't want to sew, we'll need help with the holes, snaps and ironing. Coffee & light refreshments will be on hand.

For more information, contact Sandi Price, UMW President.

knitting ministry groups

Groups knit and crochet prayer shawls, lap robes, and other items to be given to individuals who are ill or dealing with a difficult time. Anyone who enjoys knitting or crocheting is welcome to join, contact Lois Weibley.

food hospitality

If you enjoy cooking or have a gift for food hospitality, there are numerous areas where your skills can be utilized. Contact Jody Monoski, Coordinator of Hospitality and Special Events.