he UMW 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.

If you have any questions regarded the United Methodist Women, please contact President Jeannine Inbody at jeannine@inbody.net. Complimentary child care can be arranged for all UMW events by contacting Jenny Holm, Director of Children’s Ministries, at jenny@oakhillumc.org.

Book Club


The UMW Book Club usually meets the last Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. at Panera Bread on William Cannon Dr. for a breakfast meeting. Contact: Diana Goodloe at dianagoodloe@gmail.com, (512) 906-1931.

Chloe Circle

Chloe Circle meets the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. in the church parlor. Members take turns hosting speakers and activities. The group is dedicated to missions. Contact: Marilyn Cannon at marilyn.cannon18@gmail.com, (512) 496-9881.

Dorcas Quilters

Dorcas Quilters meets the third Monday of the month in A203 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. They focus on making quilts for cancer patients in our church. Contact: Linda Moore at la.moore@att.net, (989) 430-8218.

HUGS Project of Austin

Members of the HUGS Project meet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays in Room A203 (we bring our own lunch) and make neck coolers and Christmas stockings to send U.S. troops. Please bring a bag lunch and your favorite sewing tools. Contact: Sandy Wilkerson at swilk27@yahoo.com, (512) 892-0538.

Mary Martha Circle

Mary Martha Circle meets the second Monday of each month at 11:15 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. This group of ladies is focused on learning about and supporting missions. Speakers from the Austin area are invited to inspire us into action as they speak to us about their outreach to those in need of assistance. We support the Burke Boys Foundation, the Montopolis Friendship Center, Habitat for Humanity, Free Store, and others. We are also all about fellowship, which includes lunch prepared and served by our hostesses. Contact: Myra Allison at mballison@sligomail.net, (512) 394-9047.


Mom2mom is a women’s book group. The group meets the second and fourth Thursday evenings of the month from 7:30-9 in each others’ homes. Contact: Catharine Corder at catinbody@hotmail.com, or join our Facebook group (Mom2mom). Mom2mom affirms that all people are beloved children of God, and welcomes women of every age, background, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, and family configuration. We welcome women parenting children as primary parents, step-parents, mentors, and those who have lost children. We look forward to getting to know you!

Wednesday AM Study Group

The Wednesday AM Study Group meets each week at 10 a.m. in Room A201 for prayer and faith-based studies. This circle is open to men and women. Contact: Gail Jones at gjones1342@aol.com, (512) 906-0790.

Annual Retreat

Each year the UMW sponsors a retreat, usually in February, open to all women, at a nearby retreat center in the country. It includes worship, Bible study, and time for laughter as well as quiet reflection. We usually begin with dinner on Friday evening and finish by 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. The registration fee covers three delicious meals and fun and refreshing activities, along with comfortable lodging. Take time to relax, make new friends, worship, and draw closer to God.

Rada Cutlery Fundraiser

Rada Cutlery products are sold through the Oak Hill UMW as a fundraiser. All profits go to UMW missions. Our Internet fundraising account with the Rada Manufacturing Co. gives our supporters access to Rada cutlery, stoneware, cookbooks, and quick mixes anytime they desire. This is also a great way for friends and relatives out of the area to be able to support our group.

See click here to see the current Rada Cutlery catalog.

Please use this custom link to place your Rada Cutlery orders.

Note: Supporters will use their credit or debit card for payment, and the order is shipped directly to them. Oak Hill United Methodist Women will receive the profit from these orders the following month.

For more information or to place an order, please contact Betty DeJong at betfox1@gmail.com, (512) 829-4420.