About UMW

Who are United Methodist Women?

More than one million women across the country are members of United Methodist Women.  Through our organization, we participate in missions throughout the world with a special emphasis on women, youth and children.  We support mission activities and partnerships in thousands of communities in every state of the United States and in over 50 countries around the world.

Statement of 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.