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First United Methodist Church Alabaster

United Methodist Women

United Methodist Women is a mission organization whose members give their time and effort through prayer, service, meetings and monetary gifts in response to God’s calling.  There are approximately one million members who choose to commit themselves to the PURPOSE of the organization.  UMW works diligently for the needs of women, children and youth around the world.  More than twenty-five million dollars are raised each year world-wide.


The organized unit of 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.

Alabaster FUMC has a very active UMW unit with approximately fifty members.  Membership ranges from the young to the elderly.  This unit is one of love and friendship, and is open to all.

UMW meets in small groups called “circles” for Bible study and service.  Each circle welcomes new members, and each circle meeting has a program, fellowship, and refreshments.  Our UMW has three circles:

  • Afternoon Circle meets at the church at 1:30 pm, Room 116, on the third Tuesday of each month. Contact Pat Chacon, Chairperson at 621-7384 or for more information. Or contact Corky Long at 663-0323 ( )

  • Friendship and Love Circle (Previously The Mary Kroell Circle) meets at 7:00 pm in Room 114 on the third Tuesday of each month. Contact Becky Anderson, Chairperson at   or Michele Angerer 230-3263 or for more information. 

  • The Beacon of Hope Circle meets at the church at 7:00 pm, Room 114, on the second Thursday of each month. Contact Mary Beth Morris at 515-6831 or for more information.

For more information, please contact:


Anita Turner

664-9564 or


Membership Nurture and Outreach

Katie Hill

663-3782 or


Communication Coordinator 

Nancy Thomas

470-0321 or