What is United Methodist Women?
UMW is a supportive, inclusive Christian membership origanization where women grow spiritually, develop as leaders and serve and work to create a world in which women, children and youth thrive. UMW is celebrated as the women's ministry of The United Methodist Church.
What do UMW do?
Our members nurture one another in community and support U.S. and international projects and partners improving the lives of women, children, and youth with their prayers, volunteer and advocacy efforts, and financial gifts.
Why should I join UMW?
(a) As a member you can take advantage of many opportunities, including the following:
(b) Prayer, Bible Studies and spiritual retreats
(c) Hands-on mission in local communities
(d) Mission education experieinces
(e) Leadership development and training opportunities
(f) Supporting work with women, children and youth
(g) Partnership with women in mission in the country and around the world
(h) Advocacy for social justice issues, including those pertaining to the environment, domestic violence, immigration and the many other concerns that impact the lives of women, children and youth
(i) Engagement in racial justice issues