Broomfield United Methodist Church
Friday, April 28, 2017


The Broomfield United Methodist Women sponsor seven different Circles, which function as Small Groups devoted to fellowship, learning and service. Most Circles meet once a month, except for the Viola-Lois Circle, which meets twice monthly on the first and third Saturdays from 8:15-9:30am for Bible Study and fellowship. In addition, the United Methodist Women sponsor several general events throughout the year which are open to all women. To find the right Circle for you, call Myrna Prentice, President, at 303-469-1633!  


Find Your Circle:
The Carrie Rachel Circle meets for fellowship, project work and a program in Room 203 at BUMC on the 4th Monday each month from 6:30-8pm. They make blankets for the Linus Blanket Program. Contact Garnet Smith, 303-666-5869 for information.
The Katherine Church-Esther Circle meets once a month in the Fellowship Hall on the 2nd Thursday each month, September-May from 12:30-2pm unless otherwise noted. Contact Georgeanne Beck, 303-469-3187 for information.

The Lydia Circle meets on the 2nd Thursday each month from 6:30-9pm in members homes. They work on various mission projects including supporting Children's Ministries, Project Valentine and Hope House. Contact Diann Eason, 303-465-1478 for information.

The Mary Martha Circle meets the 3rd Wednesday each month from 9-11am, September-May. They work on special projects including Easter baskets for distribution by Broomfield FISH, Project Valentine and Operation Christmas Child. Contact Lora Fulton, 303-439-2129 for information.

The Naomi Ruth Circle meets the 2nd Wednesday each month at 9:30am in the Fellowship Hall. They are a busy group of seniors who make May Baskets for shut-ins and work on other UMW projects as well as take mystery trips to raise money for Hope House throughout the year. Contact Gail Gerhard (720-308-7607), for information.


The Viola Lois Circle meets for fellowship and Bible Study on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays each month, 8:15-9:30am in the Conference Room. In addition to selected book studies, this circle participates in the All Church Lenten Study, meeting every Saturday during Lent. Their project is working with Hope House. Anyone is welcome to join. We are a group of women of various ages, working and non-working. Refreshments are served at every meeting (bring your own coffee). Childcare is available if you need it. Contact Elsa Fuhrer, 303-910-4592 or or Jan Dille, 303-453-0484 or for information.



You’re invited to stop by or call to see if one of our groups is right for you.

More about the United Methodist Women:


Faith-Hope-Love in Action. The UMW is a women’s group whose purpose is to support ministries locally and globally, offer fellowship, and to be centered in relationship with God through Jesus Christ. All women are welcome to attend and learn more about how to get involved! Feel free to call our president Diann at 303-465-1478 if you’d like to learn more but you’re not sure which circle is right for you.




 2017 UMW Happenings - All Women Welcome!

April 8: UMW Cluster Breakfast. All women are invited to join us for the UMW Cluster Breakfast at Lafayette United Methodist Church from 9am to noon. This will be a fun and relaxing way to connect with women in our community who are making a real difference. Contact Myrna Prentice for more information at 303-469-1633.

April 21-23: Spiritual Life Retreat. Ladies, are you in need of a bit of rest, renewal and community? All are welcome to join the United Methodist Women at the YMCA Camp in Estes Park, CO. Join us for part or all of the retreat. Our speaker this year is Diana Loomis from McCurdy Ministries ( Myrna Prentice for more information at 303-469-1633.

May 14: Mother’s Day. We love handing out flowers on Mother's Day and would like to invite women to stop by one of our circles for fun, friendship and social activism. Contact Myrna Prentice for more information at 303-469-1633.

July 15: A Call To Community. All women are invited to join us on Saturday, July 15 for "A Call to Community" with the Rev. Kristie Firme at the Fort Morgan United Methodist Church. Be inspired and learn how you can make a real difference for girls in 3rd world countries who need our help. 

July 21-22: Mission U. Mission U is back and you're in for a treat. We'll be meeting at St. Andrew United Methodist Church in Highlands Ranch. More information coming soon. If you're unable to join us for this or if two days doesn't fit your schedule, please join us August 12 at the Heart of Longmont United Methodist Church.

December: UMW Cheese Balls. The Cheese Balls are here! The UMW will prepare a treat - our famous cheese balls. They are great for parties, gatherings, Thanksgiving, Christmas and they make great gifts too! UMW will be selling them after worship services on December 3 and 10. Funds raised go to help women and children around the world and right here at home. Show your support and get a delicious snack in the process.

December 16: Potluck Brunch and Holiday Gathering. The UMW invites all women to our Potluck Brunch and Holiday Gathering in the Fellowship Hall from 10:30 to noon. Please join us to learn more about the work we do to help women and children locally and abroad. This is a great way to connect into a nurturing community while reaching out and taking action to make the world a better place.

Links of Interest


UMW Membership: Who Can Belong?
You do not have to be a United Methodist Church member to join us and the circles welcome women of all ages.

Questions? Contact these Elected Officers:  


 President: Myrna Prentice (303-469-1633)

 Vice President: Jan Dillie (303-453-0484)

 Secretary: Lora Fulton (303-439-2129)

 Treasurer: Laurie Kiel (303-466-4815)

 Secretary of Program Resources: Carolyn Balmer (303-704-3871)


 MISSION COORDINATORS                                                                                

 Education & Interpretation: Barb Ostrus (303-828-0464) 

 Membership Nurture & Outreach: Karen Demmel (303-926-9462)                                                          

 Social Action: Colleen Hayer (303-460-9221)                                                                                 

 Spiritual Growth:  

 Publicity: Aricia Shaffer (720-629-5863) 

United Methodist Women assembling Valentine bags for those battling cancer and Easter Baskets for Broomfield FISH.
United Methodist Women (UMW) Purpose Statement

The organized unit of 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.