UMW Speaker Series Luncheon

Tuesday, Oct. 16 | 11:30 a.m. | Seabrook Hall
Speaker: Betty Moore
As a longtime Christ Church member, Betty has shared God’s Word in almost every area of life at Christ Church — from Sunday school teacher (elementary, high school & young married), to VBS director, to UMW Circle leader, to facilitating small groups and serving on numerous church committees.

Betty is a founding member of the Memphis Emmaus community and has served on many “Walks” during the past 35 years. Currently, Betty is Chair of the Kemmons Wilson Foundation, a philanthropic organization founded by her parents in 1960.

Topic: Giving Thanks
Scripture: Colossians 1:9-14
Cost: $10; RSVP by October 9 to Laura Greenwell, (901) 261-2133.


Women’s Groups 

These groups meet in various locations throughout the city and are designed to help you grow as you connect to God and others through deeper study and accountability. Questions? Contact Ginger Holland, (901) 261-2186.


Busy Moms Group | Learners: Lessons from Women of Striving and Grace by Gien Karssen
Mondays, Sept. 10-Dec. 10 | 9:30-11 a.m. | Wilson/Ross 409-412
Childcare: yes
Leader: Kathryn Cloutier, (901) 233-2548

Bible Study
Mondays, Sept. 10, 2018-May 20, 2019 | Noon-1 p.m. | Dunnam 335 
Childcare: no
Leader: Carole West, (901) 218-4226


Women of the Word (WOW) Bible Study
Tuesdays, Sept. 4-Dec. 4 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | Wilson/Ross 409-412
Childcare: PDO is available.
Leaders: Sally Saig, (901) 351-8358, & Lynn Holloway

Job: A Story of Unlikely Joy by Lisa Harper
Tuesdays, Sept. 11, 2018-May 21, 2019 | 12:30-2 p.m. | Parlor
Childcare: PDO is available.
Leader: Elizabeth Nearn, (901) 289-3306


Women’s Bible Study: Psalms
Wednesdays, Sept. 19-Nov. 7 | 6:15 p.m. | Wilson/Ross 409-412
Did you enjoy the Stroll Through the Psalms study this summer? Dive deeper into this much-loved book of the Bible.
Childcare: yes
Leader: Pam Hudsmith, (901) 268-3476


C2: Creative Connection
First Wednesday of each month through Dec. 5 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | meets in various homes Childcare: yes
Leader: Judy Blythe, (901) 268-5374


Women’s Bible Study: Life Along The Way Study
Thursdays, Sept. 20-Nov. 15 | 9:15-11 a.m. | Wilson/Ross 405-406

Childcare: PDO is available.
Leaders: Rev. Cynthia Davis, (901) 261-4386, & Rev. Gail Gaddie



Moms in Prayer- College Group
Fridays, Sept. 7-Dec. 7 (no meeting Nov. 23) | 10-11 a.m. | East Ministry Center

For moms with a child in college who would like to join other moms to replace anxiety and fear as we gather to pray scripturally and specifically for them.
Childcare: no
Leader: Jo Ellen Druelinger, (901) 497-7535

Women's Bible Study: A Life Beyond Amazing by Dr. David Jeremiah
Fridays, Sept. 7-Oct. 19 | 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. | East Ministry Center
Join us as we focus on the fruit of the Spirit from Galatians 5:22-23. Books are $8. Bring your lunch or purchase there.
Childcare: no
Leaders: Corrine Nace & Susie Andrews
Questions? Contact Laura Greenwell, (901) 261-2133

SUNDAY school

Joy Sunday School Class (open group)
Sundays | 11 a.m. | Wilson/Ross 413
Childcare: Yes
Teacher: Chris Payne, (901) 326-7646

United Methodist Women (UMW) and Circle Meetings

Resume Tuesday, Sept. 4
UMW Circles meet on a monthly basis at various times (day & evening) and locations (homes, Christ Church & East Ministry Center). UMW Circles are most active from September through May.  

UMW is 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

  • To expand the concept of missions through participating in local and global ministries of the church

Questions? Contact Mary Beth Bryce, UMW President, (901) 833-9241 , or Vickie Wilkinson, UMW Vice President, (901) 497-6257.


We would love to meet you and tell you more about UMW (most circles meet monthly) and other opportunities for women at Christ Church. Contact Laura Greenwell (Women's Ministry Director), Mary Beth Bryce (UMW President) or Alys Drake (UMW Membership Chair).