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To unite women of the congregation for the total mission of the church and to provide a medium through which they may express their loyalty and devotion to Jesus Christ in Christian witness, study, fellowship and service.

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Colorful Knitting

Prayer Shawl Ministry

The last Wednesday of the month (except July & August), a number of ladies gather at Eady United at 12:30pm, to knit/crochet Prayer Shawls and Handfuls of Hope. They are given to those who are ill, grieving, or for congratulatory occasions such as baptism, confirmation, etc. The Handfuls of Hope are given to those who would prefer a smaller item. We would be happy to have you join our group. If you know someone who would benefit from either a shawl or Handful of Hope, please email us at

Coldwater UCW meet on Monday mornings every other month.


The members of the United Church Women from the Wesley (Eady) and Coldwater United Churches are the proud successors of the original women's church groups that were formed in the late 1800s. 

The first church women's groups were the Women's Association of the Ladies Aid, depending upon which Methodist church they belonged to, and the Woman's Missionary Society. These women were members of the original Methodist churches which became part of the greater United Church organization. 

In 1962, the original Woman's Association, the Ladies Aid, and the Woman's Missionary Society were combined together under one common title of the United Church Women. 

1918 Eady Methodist Church Ladies Aid Group
1912 Coldwater Methodist Church Ladies Aid
1918 Eady Methodist Church Ladies Aid
1912 Coldwater Methodist Church Ladies Aid


Wesley (Eady) United Church Women and Coldwater United Church Women celebrated this important milestone in very similar ways at their respective churches. On both occasions, the UCW members conducted the church services and displayed the UCW colours.

UCW Recognition Letter
Eady's United Church Women's Group
Wesley (Eady) UC
Coldwater UC
Coldwater United Church Women's Group Display


On Sunday November 20th, 2022, Grace Willmott and Larraine Garside was presented with a Certificate from the United Church of Canada to celebrate their 60 years of membership/service with the United Church Women (UCW).


We recorded the event on video, took some photos of the get together after church and put together a YouTube video to record the event. 

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