United Methodist Women of Saint Mark
U.M.W. is a supportive, inclusive organization where women grow spiritually, develop as leaders and work to create a world in which all women, children and youth thrive. Members nurture one another and support local, U.S., and international projects.
Ministry SPOTLIGHT: Free Book Fair
Our unit currently has 2 sub-groups:
The Elizabeth subgroup meets the second Monday of each month at noon
The Sarah subgroup meets the third Monday of each month at 5:15pm
Both groups usually meet in the parlor and welcome you to join them. We would also love to form new sub-groups.
If you have questions, please contact any of the following:
Elizabeth Sub-group Leader
Sarah Sub-Group Co-Leaders
What We Support:
Sarah’s Shoes—gently used shoes for food pantry clients
Free Book Fair (9,620 books given over 6 years)
Fabricating Love—Making pillowcase dresses to be sent with mission groups (close to 1,000 sent to 3 countries in 5 years)
Good Samaritan Clinic—Lunch for volunteers, etc.
School supplies for food pantry clients
UMCOR—supplies for kits and volunteering at the Disaster Relief Warehouse in Decatur
Senior Breakfast—Honoring High School seniors from Saint Mark
We will start back august 18th, so mark your calendars!
Our once-a month “Mission Market” (Craft & Bake Sale) in the Welcome Center is enabling us to support other missions, such as:
Camp Sumatanga—Scholarship for Special Needs Camp
REACH Supply Closet—basic supplies & toiletries for UA students coming from foster care
The Well House—a rescue center near Birmingham for victims of human trafficking
Prescription cards for patients at Good Samaritan Clinic
And many others...
You can help by making purchases and/or donating homemade items to be sold.