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United Methodist Women (UMW) is a national organization of 800,000 members whose mission is to foster spiritual growth, develop leaders, and be advocates for social justice. Members raise $20 million each year for programs and projects related to women, children, and youth in the U.S. and in numerous countries around the world.

How can I get involved with United Methodist Women?

Teddy Bear Ministry


This group meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at
1:00pm in the Adult Meeting Room to make bears to comfort young patients in the Pediatric Unit at Northwest Community Hospital. As of April 2013, over 12,000 bears have been delivered. Sewing skills are welcome but not required.
Contact Jo Ann Jacobs more information.

Have a Heart Pillow Ministry

This group meets the 1st Thursday of the month at 9:00 am in the Adult Meeting Room to make heart-shaped fleece pillows for breast cancer patients at Alexian Brothers and Lutheran General Hospitals. No sewing skills are required. Contact Nancy Cairns with any questions

How do I join UMW?

If you are interested in joining the United Methodist Women of Palatine unit or finding out more, contact United Methodist Women President
Sandy Neumann    

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Any woman who supports the United Methodist Women
goals is welcome to join. 
You need not be a member
of FUMCP or Methodist and there are no age limits.  

For more information about UMW 

“like” our Facebook page: 
United Methodist Women Palatine   

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Three Women

2021 United Methodist Women Palatine
Mission Team Officers


President, Sandy Neumann  
Vice President, Donna Hunter  

Secretary, Cindy Dingwall    
Barb Dawson   

Membership, Meredith Gieseler  
Pillow Mission, Nancy Cairns

Nominations, Verna Neumann    

Social Justice, Teddy Bear Mission & Green Team, Jo Ann Jacobs       

Spiritual Growth & Prayer Calendar, Donna Hunter, Zena Olson &  Fran Kuh

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