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Fennimore UMW News:

The meaning of December: “twelfth and last (by modern reckoning) month of the calendar, the month of the winter solstice,” late Old English, from Old French decembre, from Latin December, from decem “ten”; tenth month of the old Roman calendar, which began with March.

We are looking forward to our Annual Potluck on Wednesday December 4th. We will enjoy a delicious meal and then have a short meeting and create our cheer plates.

As the year winds down and we rush to prepare our home for the Christmas, may you find …  “Peace with God, peace with others, and peace in your own heart.”

The UMW wish you all a Very

Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year!

Reminders!

Creation Day: 9 AM on the THIRD Tuesday of each month at the Church.  Many hands make a quick job of tying covers for our missions!  

Stitzer Administrative Council and UMW will meet on Thusday, December 19 at 6:30 PM with a Potluck Dinner. Following that, Cheer Boxes will be filled. Please bring 2 to 3 dozen Cookies or Other Goodies!

Check out the Wisconsin UMW Website for all the latest news: http://www.wisconsinumw.org/ OR the National Website https://www.unitedmethodistwomen.org  

 Depot Exchange — Volunteers work on the second Monday of the month from either 9:30 – 11:30 or 2:00 – 4:00 .  Please come and join in one of the UMW’s and FUMC’s favorite mission.  Audrey is the contact person if you need info.

UMW Officers
Kim Cathman 822-3196

Judy Nelson 822-3355

Lori Budzinski 822-6727

Audrey Doan 822-6527

Misc. Activities Participation

  • Sew at the Good Samaritan Society when called.
  • Prayer & Self-Denial offerings in February or March.
  • Thanks Offering in October or November.
  • Thank You Plates assembled and delivered in December each year to all our members over 80.
  • Donate $100.00 per month to the Food Pantry at the Depot Exchange/Thrift Store.
  • Work at the Depot Exchange and Thrift Store when time permits.

Creation Days

Scheduled for the 3rd Tuesday of each month to work on Mission projects.  Creation days are held in Fellowship Hall once a month.  We spend the day working on quilts and other sewing projects.  The finished projects will be used as gifts, Mission donations, or sold to support mission work.  This event has been going well.   We can always use more volunteer workers.  Last year we gave away or sold 45 plus quilts.  Remember:   3rd Tuesday of each month at 9:00.  Come and join us!  If you can tie a knot you can help us.  So, if you like to sew and you would like to be apart of this wonderful monthly event, please feel free to stop in on the scheduled days.

Please Note

ALL women of the church (members and friends)  are a part of this new beginning Unit of the Fennimore United Methodist Women.  We will continue our work at the Depot Exchange on the 2nd Monday each month.  We start at 2:00 PM then food and fellowship at Friederick’s.  We are looking forward to seeing many new faces at our scheduled meetings this year.  Let’s all get together and make it a banner year for FUMW.

Thanks to all of you for your support!

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