UM Women

UM Women

The purpose of United Methodist Women 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 missions through participation in the global ministries of the church.



Executive Board Meeting:
Tuesday, Mar. 2
9:30 a.m. via Zoom

General Membership Meeting: 
Tuesday, Mar. 16
10 a.m. via Zoom




By Jo Rawls

“The way you store up treasure in Heaven is by investing in getting people there.” 
— Rick Warren
Our focus with the UMW is always on missions. We help, advocate and invest in people to know Jesus Christ through our diligent work. This month we will be hosting our general membership meeting on Tuesday, Mar. 16 with Michael Barnett. He’s the Campus Interfaith Minister at CNU, where we give some of our many mission donations. This ministry of Christian hospitality provides spiritual guidance to those students who wish to continue their faith away from home, as well as study opportunities and the chance to worship and serve God in positive and accepting Christian love. They have events to give to communities in need, and they cultivate an environment that respects religious and cultural diversity. Please join us via Zoom to hear Michael tell us about the ministry he leads at CNU. May the grace and love of Christ be in you always!



Note: UMW Circle meetings are currently on hold, pending our return to in-person worship. The Executive Board Meetings and General Membership meetings are being held via Zoom. For the meeting-ID and password, contact Jo Rawls.


Chestnut Memorial has had a rich history of women working together in the name of Jesus Christ through United Methodist Women. Our members work and advocate for the voiceless, mentally challenged and much more, with a particular emphasis on supporting women, children and youth. Our world is our mission field and we promote growth and renewal in a relationship with Christ.

Chestnut's UMW Circles
(Note: all meetings are at the church.)
Circle 1: Amy Oliver and Jeanette Yoh, leaders. Meets on the second Monday of every month at 1 p.m. 
Circle 2: Patti Delimpaltadakis, leader. Meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m.
Circle 4: Jo Rawls, leader. Meets on the second Wednesday of every other month at 6:30 p.m.
Circle 6: Barb Davis, leader. Meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 10:30 a.m.

Our Executive Board meets on the first Tuesday of every month at 9:30 a.m.

Our General Membership Meeting is on the third Tuesday of every month at 11:30 a.m., and features a covered dish luncheon and a program.

We invite all women to be a part of our love for each other and the world.