United Methodist Women
The organized unit of United Methodist Women shall be 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.
Our Theme: Sisterhood of Grace
Looking back on our legacy and connecting to today.
Happy 150th Birthday, United Methodist Women!
The UMW was founded by six women in 1869.
Two missionaries were sent to India by them.
The UMW is now, "the largest denominational faith organization for women” with approximately 800,000 members, who are: "Turning faith, hope and love into action on behalf of women, children and youth around the world.”
We now support internationally 121 programs carried out by 107 organizations in more than 110 countries.
UMW Principles and Values include:
-Promoting the empowerment of women, children and youth.
-Promoting anti-racism and multiculturalism.
-Promoting inclusion and equity.
-Promoting fair labor practices.
-Promoting economic and environmental stewardship and sustainability.
Tuesday, March 12 at 1:00 PM the Executive Committee will meet.
Wednesday, March 20 at 1:00 PM we will celebrate our 150th anniversary at the General Meeting.
Come join us for the celebration!