United Methodist Women

The organized unit of the Mebane 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. Our UMW unit offers opportunities for hands-on mission work in Mebane, leadership development and training, advocacy for social justice issues including those pertaining to domestic violence, immigration the environments and many other concerns that impact the lives of women and children in our community and around the world. 

UMW welcome women of all ages to join us in our mission work, education and fellowship. If you are interested in joining, please contact us at MebaneUMC@gmail.com

to receive monthly updates and announcements. You are also invited to visit or join one of the women's circles listed below. You do not have to be a member of the church to participate. 



  • Covenant Circle

    Various Dates & Times

    This active circle meets various dates and times each month for specific activities. They are mission focused and have a strong sense of sisterhood by working on projects to help others. Whether it's making soup for the sick, cleaning the sanctuary, sewing pillowcases for Hospice patients or collecting school supplies for those in need, it's all God's work by the hands of these beautiful women. 

  • Esther Circle

    First Tuesday, 10:00 AM

    The Esther Circle meets the first Tuesday at 10:00 AM at the church and is a senior circle with traditional UMW programs, lunch gatherings and card ministry.  Esther was one of the first circles formed at MUMC and their rich traditional history is carried on through these women with grace. 

  • Helping Hands Circle

    Second Tuesday, 7:00 PM

    The Helping Hands Circle meets the second Tuesday at 7:00 PM in various members' homes and is a multi-generational circle with traditional UMW programs and hands-on activities. This group of dedicated women participate in the UMW reading program, card ministry and mentoring the younger women in their walk with Christ.  

  • Pearls of Grace Circle

    Third Sunday, 4:00 PM

    The Pearls of Grace Circle meets the third Sunday at 4:00 PM at the church and is a young family focused group of women with regular devotions and community missions. An educational child-care program is provided during meeting times, so bring your little ones!  This very busy circle is our largest circle at MUMC and our newest. They enjoy creating new programs for children in the community and working closely with the older circles to learn and carry-on the the UMW traditions. Visit us on Facebook