United Methodist Church of Thousand Oaks
Saturday, September 18, 2021
United Methodist Women

                     2019 Leadership Team & Pastor John

UMW Purpose

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. 
The Vision  
Turning faith, hope and love into action on behalf of women, children and youth around the world. 
Scope of Program  
Programs and activities are designed to provide opportunities to grow spiritually, equip women to be leaders, provide transformative educational experience, and work for justice through service and advocacy.

2019 Events

  • UMW Sunday: January 27
  • Cal-Pac UMW Mid-Winter Event: Feb 16, Yorba Linda UMC, 9am - 2:30pm
  • North District UMW Local Leadership Training: February 23, First UMC, Santa Barbara, 9am - 2pm
  • Celebrate UMW 150 Years: March 23, Northridge UMC
  • United Methodist Women & Men's Celebration Dinner, May 4th, 5 p.m. Dickerson Hall
  • Mission U: July 26 - 28, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa
  • North District UMW Annual Celebration, Sept 21, Location TBD
  • Cal-Pac UMW Annual Celebration, Oct 26, Location TBD
  • Christmas Boutique: December 8
  • Other events will be announced as they are scheduled.



Pictures of Local TO UMW events can be found as follows: 

Contact Lois Sheen at lr.sheen1@gmail.com if you need a password.

UMW Small Groups and Other Opportunities for Women

The following groups for women meet on a regular basis and are always open to new members:

  • Dahlia Circle - first Monday of each month except July, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. in members' homes
  • Girasol Circle (for Spanish-speaking women) and Ruth Circle (for daughters of Spanish-speaking women) - second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, 6 p.m. in Room 10.
  • UMW Book Club - fourth Monday of each month except July, August and December, 7 p.m. in members' homes.
  • Spirituality Group - Tuesdays, 10:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in the Wesley Room
  • Crafters, Knitters, and Talkers - Wednesdays, 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. in the Bride's Room
  • Mom's Group Book/Bible Study - Wednesday, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. in the Wesley Room
  • Faith Journey Book/Bible Study - Thursdays, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. in the Wesley Room

Lighthouse Visitation Team

Lighthouse Visitation Team visits the Lighthouse Women and Children's Emergency Shelter in Oxnard on the fourth Tuesday of each month.  We take dessert to the residents, present a Bible Study, and lead them in a time of singing and prayer.      We leave Thousand Oaks at 6:00 p.m. and return by 8:30 p.m.