What is United Methodist Women?
The organized unit of United Methodist Women is a community of women whose purpose is to know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ; to develop a creative, supportive fellowship; and to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church.
What does United Methodist Women 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 United Methodist Women?
United Methodist Women is a community of women committed to mission. As a member you can take advantage of many opportunities, including the following:
- Prayer, Bible studies and spiritual retreats.
- Hands-on mission in local communities.
- Mission education experiences.
- Leadership development and training opportunities.
- Supporting work with women, children and youth.
- Partnership with women in mission in the country and around the world.
- 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.
- Engagement in racial justice issues.
Twelve monthly programs explore the teachings and peoples in communities in the Old and New Testaments. God’s love serves as a model for us; Christ’s incarnation serves as a reminder for crossing boundaries to be a community with us. The programs challenge us to community formation and faith-filled living. They call the community of United Methodist Women to position itself in the intersection of culture and faith, stirring each other up for good works.
- September 20: “A Community for Earth Justice and Action”
- October 18: “Exploring Sexuality & Gender Issues”
- November 15: “World Thank Offering”
- December 20: “Christmas Stories and Cookies”
To get plugged into this ministry, please contact the church office.