UMW Circles

Gladys Torrens Afternoon Circle

Meets:  3rd Thursday, 1:00pm

Gladys Torrens Circle is named after the former president of Grove UMW (1979-1981).  She was instrumental in starting the UMW Rummage Sale (now bi-yearly) and was the mother of past president and current member Bev Bradley.


Isabella Afternoon Circle

Meets:  3rd Thursday, 1:00pm

Isabella Circle is named after Isabella Thoburn, the first single female missionary sent overseas by the women’s Foreign Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

She established a college in India named after her in 1870 that still exists today.