United Methodist Women

The UMW theme for 2020 is Let Your Light Shine - Ignited for Justice.”  All UMW members are encouraged to be God’s light in the world.  We will be challenged to shine a light on issues that crush and marginalize God’s children.  We will be empowered to question and oppose systems and powers of darkness and evil.  We are 800,000 BOLD women ready to practice justice in the world.
 

United Methodist Women Purpose
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.


The Vision
Turning faith, hope and love into action on behalf of women, children and youth around the world.

Living the Vision
We provide opportunities and resources to grow spiritually, become more deeply rooted in Christ and put faith into action.
We are organized for growth, with fexible structures leading to effective witness and action.
We equip women and girls around the world to be leaders in communities, agencies, workplaces, governments and churches.
We work for justice through compassionate service and advocacy to change unfair policies and systems.
We provide educational experiences that lead to personal change in order to transform the world.
 

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