United Methodist Women
In 2016 UMW donated to the Menard County Food Pantry, Menard Caring, Midwest Distribution Center, Leslie Bates Davis Home in East St. Louis, Cunningham Children’s Home in Urbana, IL, World Thank Offering, Sew & Sew’s, Salvation Army and Kumler Hospitality.
UMW also assembles Love Baskets to deliver on Valentine’s Day to home bound members and friends from the church and community, makes a quilt for a child who resides at the Cunningham Children’s Home, organizes funeral dinners, contributes towards the cost of church camp for church youth and adults and much more.
Here are the activities for the Petersburg United Methodist Women:
April 6 & 7 Spring Rummage Sale
May 1 Ladies day trip to Canton to shop and enjoy lunch
Sunday, May 6 Mother-Daughter-Friend Banquet
Friday, June 1 – Kitchen Cleaning Day – 8 a.m
Chair: Jan Freeman
9:30 am Summer Worship until September 1st
August 5th-9th 6:00-8:00 pm
Co-op Vacation Bible School held at St. Paul’s Church. For ages pre-school through sixth grade. The Co-op churches are St. Paul’s, Central Presbyterian and Petersburg United Methodist. Children from all denominations are welcome to attend.
Aug. 11th 9:30 am
Mission Camp Sunday. During the worship service youth and leaders from both the jr. high camp and high school camp will have an opportunity to share their experiences. Following the service Second Sunday breakfast will be held.