United Methodist Women

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…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.

United Methodist Women is an organization of approximately 800,000 members whose purpose is to foster spiritual growth, engage in transformative learning, develop leaders and advocate for justice.  Members raise nearly $18 million each year for programs and projects related to women, children and youth in the United States and in more than 100 countries around the world.

Our entire budget is for mission.  Member pledges and our annual rummage sale profits are the primary income from which our local and other designated mission projects are financed.  Tigard United Methodist Women pledges yearly to Cascadia District for furthering the global ministries of the organization.

Our Tigard UMW general membership gathers the 2nd Tuesday of the months Sept through May at 10:30am in the Social Room for fellowship, program and light refreshments.  Additionally we host a special summer outing in July or August.  All meetings are open to all women of the church and their friends.  Child care is available by reservation.

umwomenEach summer we participate in Mission u sponsored by the United Methodist Women of Oregon-Idaho Conference.  Every four years we encourage our women to participate in the Western Jurisdiction meeting (held west of the Rocky Mountains) and the National meeting of United Methodist Women known as Assembly.

Tigard UMW sponsors seven groups that meet for devotions, enrichment, and fellowship.

To receive group emails, please contact our communications coordinator, Debbie Haustedt.

  • Groups

    Be sure to check the Tigard United Methodist Church newsletter and the Sunday bulletins for the time and type of program for each unit meeting scheduled.

    HOPE CIRCLE: 3rd Tuesday at 10:15 a.m. in the Social Room.

    KNITTING GROUP: Tuesdays at 12:00 p.m. in Jubilatte – year-round

    MEET ME AT THE BREADBOARD’S EDGE: 10:00am Saturday before the first Sunday – February through April

    MOMS IN THE MORNING: Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. in the Downstairs Dining Room.

    PULL UP A CHAIR – WOMEN’S COFFEE GROUP: Wednesdays at 10:00am in Jubilatte – year-round

    UMW READING GROUP: 3rd Thursday at 10:00am in Downstairs Dining Room

    WALKING GROUP: Contact Jane Storey, group facilitator, for times and options

  • Purpose Statement
    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.
  • Coming Events
    Please view the calendar page for all upcoming events.

    Unit Gathering and Special Events Invitation

    LEADERSHIP TEAM: 1st Tuesday at 10:15am in the Social Rooms – September through May

    Cascadia District Annual Celebration – Saturday Event
    September 21 – “What it Means to Live Into Our Purpose”
    Guest Speaker: Paula Sadler
    Cascadia District Lay Leader & United Methodist Women Jurisdictional Officer
    Location: Woodburn United Methodist Church

    OREGON-IDAHO Conference Annual Celebration -Friday and/or Saturday Event
    October 18, 11:00-8:30 OR October 19, 9:00-3:30
    “Becoming Whole Persons Through Jesus Christ”
    Guest Speaker: Dr. Karen Wood, Willamette University Chaplain
    Location: Newberg United Methodist Church

    Spiritual Growth Retreat – Friday or Saturday Event
    MARCH 2020
    Sponsored by Cascadia & Columbia District United Methodist Women
    Watch for Announcement of Dates
    Location: Collins Retreat Center, Eagle, OR

    Western Jurisdiction Quadrennial Event – Weekend Event
    April 17-19, 2020 Sponsored by Western Jurisdiction United Methodist Women
    Theme: Calling U
    Keynote Speaker: Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, Director of the Climate Science Center, Texas Tech University
    Location: Tempe, Arizona
    Register TODAY! – www.wjumw.com

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    9:00 am Vintage Worship
    Vintage Worship
    Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
    Our 9:00am “Vintage Worship” is the classic TUMC worship experience. The organ and piano are the primary instruments for congregational singing and our excellent sanctuary choir participates in the service. Vintage Worship will continue to be a celebration of God’s sacred presence among us. Nursery care is available from 8:45am-12:15pm for children 5 years old and younger.
    10:00 am GIFT Breakfast
    GIFT Breakfast
    Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    Join with others of all ages as we Grow In Fait Together and share in an oatmeal breakfast!
    11:00 am Water’s Edge Worship
    Water’s Edge Worship
    Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    At our 11:00am “Water’s Edge Worship” we find life giving refreshment, a place for awe and wonder, and a time for conversation, storytelling and prayer. The piano is the primary instrument for music, along with the guitar most Sundays. This service is smaller and more intimate than Vintage Worship at 9 a.m. We often incorporate art and what we call...
  • What they’re saying…

    I spent about 2 years enjoying Jubilatte’s warm inviting atmosphere. I’d drink coffee while my kids played in the play area. It was in Jubilatte that I met and began to form relationships with church members and also Pastor Jeremy. When we decided to start attending Sunday worship, it was clear to me what an impact Jubilatte had on my family’s life. Tigard UMC is where we belong. I’m not sure if we would have discovered that if it wasn’t for Jubilatte.
    Holly Strom