Woman's Center

Woman's Center

At First Center, 515 Custer, across from FUMCR, 972.238.9516 

The Woman's Center in Richardson, now in its 30th year, offers diverse programs, support groups, plus resource and referral services. As an outreach ministry of FUMCR, the center is an all-volunteer, non-profit, non-denominational organization open to women of all ages in the surrounding community.

Weekly Programs

Wednesdays, 9:30 coffee, 10:00 program

Programs of interest and inspiration are offered each Wednesday morning and are open to the community without charge, membership, or reservation. Wednesday Morning begins with coffee at 9:30, and the programs begin at 10:00. The first Wednesday of each month there is a pot luck lunch.

Programs are not scheduled during August but begin again in September.

Mar 26 The president of Honor Flight DFW, Melanie "Trudy" Giordano, will tell us about the Honor Flights to Washington, D.C., and the volunteers who serve as Guardian Angels for the veterans who make this trip.

Apr 2 Brenda Duckett, founder and leader of the Cancer Support Group at FUMCR, will share with us her personal battle with cancer. She will bring others who also have amazing stories to share. Pot luck luncheon today.

Apr 9 Realtors, Jane and Larry Jordan, will speak about the many mansions, both old and new, in the DFW area.

Apr 16 Rev. Scot Bontrager, Associate Minister of Caring Ministries, will share his journey into ministry. His message for the Wednesday of Holy Week will be "How Christians Celebrate Holy Week" and will highlight Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter traditions in worship.

Apr 23 Gwen Sliger from the Dallas Arboretum will talk about the outdoor sculptures that have been added to the Arboretum. The artists and locations will be presented in an informative photographic tour of the gardens.

Apr 30 Jerry Ortega, Director of Public Works Services for the City of Richardson, will talk about the city's water restrictions and offer tips for successfully maintaining our lawns, trees, shrubs and flowers.

Ongoing Gatherings

Game Night - Friday nights, 7 pm
Schizophrenics Support Group - Tuesday nights, 7-8 pm
Knitting Group - Fridays, 10:00 am
Women's Sanctuary - Last Sunday evening of each month, 7 pm
Fun Writing - 2nd Mondays, 10-11:30 am; 4th Mondays, 1-2:30 pm