United Methodist Women



The organized unit of 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.

Turning Faith, Hope and Love into action on behalf of women, children,  and youth around the world.

To build a supportive community among women to be an advocate for the oppressed and dispossessed with special attention to the needs for women and children; and to engage, in activities that foster growth in the Christian faith, mission, education,  and social involvement through UMW.


The Leadership Team meets on the  first Wednesday of the month at 11:30 a.m.  Locations are announced monthly. All members of United Methodist Women are invited and encouraged to attend the Leadership Team meetings.

Afternoon Circle meets at noon on the second Wednesday of the month at various restaurants which are announced monthly.
Leader: Ginger Jensen

Evening Circle meets at 6:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month at different locations which are announced monthly.
Leader: Karen Lasik

For information about the Leadership Team or either of the Circles, please contact any officer or the Circle leaders.

Ellensburg First United Methodist Church
United Methodist Women
Officers and Circle Leaders  2016

Leadership Team Members:
Pam Espeland
Ilse Kamrath
Jen Stuart
Janette Tureman

Leadership Team:
President:      Peggy Beals                              425-765-7798
Secretary:      Julie Large                                  509-962-6556
Treasurer:      Lynne Whalen                                 406-579-9621
Membership Outreach:   Estella Wallace                       253-732-2244
Social Action:   Peggy Beal                                  425-765-7798

Circle Leaders:
Ginger Jensen                                                509-925-5816
Karen Lasik                                                  509-607-1342

Ex-officio: Kay Forsythe                                     509-925-2356