GIRLFRIENDS CONNECT

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OUR MISSION:

Build friendships, encourage women in spiritual growth and reach out to the women in our church family and community with the love of Jesus.

Girlfriends Connect is open to ALL adult women of Connect UMC…..no matter our age, we are all “girlfriends – sisters” in our hearts and support of each other. This is a fellowship for the women of our church.

OUR PURPOSE:

  • Build Friendships:
    • through our monthly get-together as we get to know each other
    • through church events with our families
    • through missions, social events and retreats
    • through social media as we encourage and support
  • Encourage:
    • by lifting each other up through prayers and acts of service
    • by becoming a prayer chain so we can lift each other during times of need and in times of joy.
    • by becoming the nurturing ministry of the church –  providing meals to families during difficult times.
    • though devotionals and bible studies
  • Reach Out:
    • by supporting the other ministries of our church.
    • by supporting and reaching out into our local communities.

To join us or find out more information, please Sasha Dinkins at sasha@connectumc.org , or Connect Admin Office at info@connectumc.org

2024 SCHEDULE:

FEBRUARY 9th (Friday) - 6:00 PM ~ Valentine Cookie Decorating Class
  • Women of Connect are invited to participate in a cookie decorating class. Each person who pays/pre-registers for the class will also get to take home their decorated cookies.
  • Location: at ConnectUMC.
  • 6:00pm - 6:30pm: Snacks and fellowship. Please bring a shareable snack. No cost for this portion of evening
    6:45pm - 9pm : Valentine Cookie Decorating Class by Cookie Equations (Shelby Langley)
  • Cost: $35 per person (cost includes cookies, frosting, and supplies.)
  • Cookie Class, prepayment required: Payments are made directly to Cookie Equations via Venmo or Paypal no later than Sunday, February 4th. Note on payment subject line must include "Valentine Cookie Class Equations Picture".  (Venmo:  @mrslangley21  / PayPal: @shelbylangley20 )
  • Note:  In order to have supplies on hand for each person, deadline to prepay is Sunday February 4th.
  • If you don't have Venmo or Paypal Account,  contact Sasha Dinkins ASAP (before deadline) to arrange for other prepayment options.  (sasha@connectumc.org)
MARCH 8th (Friday) - 6:00 pm to ?? ~ Candle Pouring at AR Workshop
  • Women of Connect are invited to learn the art of candle pouring at AR Workshop
  • AR Workshop in Edmond (6pm - 7pm) and then go out dinner at S&B Burger Joint afterwards
  • Cost: Price of your meal at restaurant plus $25 for Candle Pouring class. Must pre-register and prepay for the class. Class is limited to 20 (seat is first come-first serve at time of registration)
  • Workshop location: 1020 NW 192nd Street, Edmond, OK 73012
  • Restaurant location: 1000 NW 192nd Street, Edmond, OK (in same parking lot at AR Worshop)
  • Candle class prepayment will be online directly with AR Workshop no later than March 4th. Use link below to access payment site. Password is: LIGHT
  • For more information, contact Sasha Dinkins (sasha@connectumc.org)

 

April 19th (Friday) 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Urban Tomahawk Axe Throwing
  • What's scary about a group of women throwing axes? Absolutely nothing! This event is always such fun, great exerise, and lots of laughter throughout the evening.
  • All adult women of ConnectUMC are invited to join us for this month's event.
  • Cost: $31.00 (estimated total with sales tax) - 1 Hour Event
  • Prepay online (via link below) no later than April 14th. (Payment link will take you to Urban Tomahawk's website, Note "ConnectUMC Girlfriends Group" in comment section of payment site)
  • Where: Urban Tomahawk Axe Throwing, 14402 N. Lincoln Blvd., Edmond, OK 73013
  • Please bring your own non-alcholic beverage and snacks to share with the group. (Facility does not have any food/beverage options available)

 

May 17th (Friday) 6:00PM - Dinner & A Movie!
  • We will be going to the 6:15pm showing of new film "IF" (rated PG) and then on to dinner together afterwards (dinner location TBD). See link below for a sneak peak of the movie trailer. Do you believe? We all need a night to be with our friends, real and imaginary!
  • Where: Showbiz Cinema, 3001 Market St., Edmond, OK
  • When: Friday May 17th, movie show time starts at 6:15pm.  We'll meet up at 6pm, outside to purchase tickets & get grouped seating. We'll gather any and all concession items, then head into the movie together!
  • Cost: $14 for movie ticket, plus additional for any food or drinks bought for the movie and dinner for after the movie.

 

June 14th (Friday)  - Marbelized Art at AR Workshop & Dinner
  • Women of Connect will be having a paint pouring class at AR Workshop in Edmond - we will be creating/decorating a marbelized 6" x 16" mini plank serving tray with handles you will take home with you. (Project requires 48 hours to dry before pickup)
  • Afterwards group will go out to dinner at local restaurant
  • AR Workshop in Edmond (6pm - 7:30pm) and then go out dinner afterwards (restaurant to be determined)
  • Cost: Price of your meal at restaurant plus $50 for Marbelized Pouring class. Must pre-register and prepay for the class. Class is limited to 20 (seat is first come-first serve at time of registration)
  • Workshop location: 1020 NW 192nd Street, Edmond, OK 73012
  • AR Class prepayment will be online directly with AR Workshop no later than June 9th. Use link below to access payment site. Password is: MARBLE
  • For more information, contact Sasha Dinkins (sasha@connectumc.org)

Click here for AR Workshop payment link (you will leave this website)  Note Password is: MARBLE

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UPCOMING EVENTS - IN PLANNING STAGES NOW (Tentative - Date/Times)

If you have any suggestions or ideas for our group social events, feel free to contact Sasha Dinkins.

Schedule will be updated as final details made, but for most up to date schedule, contact Sasha Dinkins to be added to private "email/text" group. Email: sasha@connectumc.org