United Methodist Men
St. Paul’s has a chartered unit of the General Commission of United Methodist Men. St. Paul’s group is active with Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity, and supports Boy Scout Troop 91 and Cub Scout Pack 91. Instead of having church meetings, guys’ night out is held on 3rd Sunday bimonthly at 6:00 pm at local fast food restaurants. All men are welcome!
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United Methodist Women
A voluntary membership organization of women interested in developing their spiritual life and addressing the injustices of women and children in today’s world.
Purpose: “United Methodist Women is a community of women whose purpose is to know God and 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.”
Membership: Membership is open to all who support the Purpose. Members are expected to attend meetings as able, accept leadership tasks on occasion and make an annual pledge for the support of the local and national organization. Visitors are always welcome.
Total group: 1st Wednesday of each month at 10:00 am at 2nd floor lounge at Brooks-Howell Home at 266 Merrimon Avenue. Programs provide fellowship, information and inspiration.
Smaller groups: 1) Chicks with a Mission Circle – 1st Sundays in the Ballard Room immediately following worship; 2) Nance Circle – 3rd Mondays at 1:30 pm at Brooks-Howell Home 2nd floor lounge.
History: History of United Methodist Women can be found at UMW History.
Local: Packing Emergency Kits for UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief); corresponding with three persons in prison; providing supplies for a Deaconess Church and Community Worker in Willow, Alaska; support of community outreach programs; participation in Reading Program; attendance at Church Women United and connectional United Methodist Women events.
International: Through the national and worldwide United Methodist network, United Methodist Women are connected with and provide financial support for programs and projects in over 100 countries, and for 97 National Mission Institutions in the U.S. Many of the projects were founded by our predecessors.