Women’s Ministry

The women of Weddington Church invite you to join us as we grow in faith together through small groups, Bible studies, serving together, and special events. We value building authentic relationships, intentionally growing in faith, intergenerational connections, and much more.  We would love for you to join us!

Our Vision 

We believe God is calling us to use our passion for Jesus to engage and grow women in authentic, active, and deepening relationships with Christ and one another.

Our Values

Active Discipleship We believe that life is best lived as we follow Jesus and seek to intentionally grow deeper in faith through worship, prayer, Bible study, and serving others. Cultivating a relationship with God strengthens and enables us to live transformed lives and be who God is calling us to be. Discipleship is active and calls for intentionality because it doesn’t happen unless we make a commitment.

Authentic Community We want to be a welcoming community where women are accepted, encouraged, and inspired; a place where women of all ages and stages of faith have a place and we graciously meet one another where we are in our life and faith journey. We also believe in challenging one another to grow, to be open to God’s truth and transformation, and to seek God’s guidance and wisdom.

Meaningful Relationships Supportive relationships are important and help us grow, get involved, and gain an understanding of our true identity through a relationship with Christ. We strive to be a place where women experience genuine and honest relationships, questions are encouraged, being real is refreshing, and imperfection is embraced.

Encouraging Engagement Through authentic relationships women discover ways to grow deeper in faith and are encouraged to become involved in meaningful ministry. All women have God-given gifts to share which enable them to make a difference in the body of Christ, in their homes, and in their communities. We are called to help women discover their gifts and support them as they develop and share their gifts with others.

Intentional Invitation We understand the power of an invitation and the importance of creating a culture that enables God’s Spirit to move and work through our outreach and relationships with others. As we invite the women in our lives to join us, we also invite the Holy Spirit to move among us.

Upcoming Events

Bunco Night 

Friday, July 17 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Weddington Campus Family Life Center

Join us for an evening of fun, faith, fellowship, and fabulous food on Friday, July 17 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Family Life Center! Sign up to bring an appetizer, salad, or dessert to share. We’ll start the evening with a time to meet new friends and connect with old  friends, be encouraged through a time of faith-filled devotions, and enjoy a fun evening of Bunco (and prizes!). No Bunco experience is necessary. This is a great opportunity to invite a friend and enjoy a night out with the ladies! Childcare is available by reservation. Click here to register. 

 

 

Weddington Women’s Event: Come Laugh, Come Learn, Come Love – NEW DATE

Weddington Women’s Event with guest speaker Cherie Nettles Saturday, September 19, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.  in the Weddington Campus Family Life Center 

Join the Women’s Ministry for an in-town “mini retreat” in our Weddington Campus Family Life Center. Come and enjoy worship, fellowship and discussion, and our guest speaker, Bible Teacher and comedienne, Cherie Nettles. Register now to come laugh, learn, love, and be refreshed by God’s Truth. Lunch is included with registration. The cost is $20 per person and the deadline to register is September 14. 

About Cherie: Born and raised in the Carolinas, guest speaker Cherie Nettles believes all southern girls arrive in the magnolia-lined states in three ways – safe, sweet, and sassy. Cherie admits, “I have chosen to place my emphasis on the ‘sassy.’” She’s a comedienne, story-teller, “certified laughter leader,” and Bible teacher who will invite us to dig deep into God’s Word. Click here to register.

 

 

Weddington United Methodist Church 2020 Women’s Fall Retreat

November 6 – 8 Lake Junaluska Retreat Center

“Be Still and Know That I Am God” Psalm 46:10

Retreat with us for a weekend from the hustle of everyday life. Be intentional, be quiet, be still, and truly hear the message of hope, love, joy, and peace that only God can bring. Join us as guest speaker, Wendy Pope invites and encourages us to carve times of solitude and quietness out of our busy days, so that we may grow deeper in our relationship with God, and in turn, learn to discern the presence and voice of God in our lives. Expect to connect with God and other women. Expect to dig deep and hopefully be challenged in an encouragng way. Expect to quiet yourself and tune out the things that distract us from God. Expect to hear and KNOW God this retreat weekend! 

Click here to register.

Women’s Circles

The Women’s Ministry circles host casual events in an effort to build cohesiveness between all the women’s groups of the church and to reach out to ladies that are new to the church or are still looking for ways to get involved and connected.  Be sure to Like us on Facebook for all of the latest from the Weddington UMW (@WUMCUMW).

Lucy Price Circle 

Lucy Price Circle meets on the second Tuesday night of each month from September – May. For additional information, contact Carolyn Canzonieri at c_canzonieri@carolina.rr.com.

Mary Martha Circle

The Mary Martha Circle meets the first Friday of each month in the WUMC Fellowship Hall at 10:00 a.m. for fellowship, with our meeting starting at 10:30 a.m. We welcome women of all ages to join us. For additional information, please contact Mary Revels at revelsmary@carolina.rr.com.

Susanna Wesley Circle

The Susanna Wesley Circle meets for a regular meeting once a month on a Friday morning. Childcare is available. We would love for you to join us! SWC Mission:“Growing spiritually together as sisters in Christ by fostering Godly friendships and nurturing relationships with the Lord through missions and community outreach.” If you have any questions, please contact secretaryswc@gmail.com.