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UMW Executive Board
contact us: wilmtewksumw@gmail.com
President: Tracy Arvanitis
Vice President: Kim Lambert Sera
Secretary: Deb Rauseo
Treasurer: Martha Stevenson

Membership: Carol Boisvert

Welcoming / Greeter: Barbara Belbin-Myers, Alice Marfleet

Remembrance: Carolyn Richburg

Visitation: Jane Palmer

Communications: Open

Dwelling Place Coordinator: Ann St. Onge

Judith Circle: Liz Harriman and Judy Crawford

Hannah Circle: Kim Lambert 

Miriam-Esther Circle: Evelyn Cushing

Rachel Circle: Stephanie Saloman and Claire Hansen

Rebecca-Sarah Circle: Phyllis Allen and Jane Palmer

Ruth Circle: Betsy Peterson


Magdalene Circle: Michele Dickeson and Deb Rauseo

UMW Ministries - Activities


We have 5 new books in the UMW library, one in each category for 2019. Escape From the Green Mansion (education for mission) - Ordinary church women and their extraordinary rescue of San Francisco's brothel slaves. This is a true story about thousands of Chinese women who came to America's west coast in the late 1800s and were enslaved and forced into prostitution. Read about the Methodist women who rescued many of them.

When Did Everybody Else Get So Old? (nurturing for community) - Indignities, compromises, and the unexpected grace of midlife. A good humored and hope-filled look at the transitions of middle age. A must-read for anyone facing the flux and flow of age 40 and beyond.

Where Do We Go From Here (social action) - In 1967 Dr Martin Luther King Jr isolated himself from the demands of the civil rights movement, rented a house in Jamaica with no telephone and labored over his final manuscript. This work lays out his thoughts, plans and dreams for America's future. With a universal message of hope that continues to resonate, King demanded an end to global suffering, asserting that humankind, for the first time, had the resources and technology to eradicate poverty.

Be Still (spiritual growth) - These thought-provoking essays zoom in on singular moments of time where the world is making headlines, drawing attention to the sin of exceptionalism in its national, racial, religious, cultural and species manifestations.

Step Up to the Plate, Maria Singh (leadership development) - The story of one lovable, determined young girl's dream to play softball in California during World War II when Indian immigrants could not become citizens or own land. It is a moving, heartbreaking and ultimately uplifting story of hope and resilience, love and family