Purpose of 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.

United Methodist Women is a nearly 1 million member-strong organization of women who seek to know God and to make life better for women, children and youth. Membership is open to all women who indicate their desire to belong and to participate in the global mission of the church. You will find groups that meet in their local churches, during lunch breaks at work, after classes on their college campuses and even online. However you choose to gather, members create a supportive community that nurtures their spiritual growth journeys and provides opportunities for:

  • Leadership development
  • Study of issues impacting their neighborhoods, nation and world
  • Participation in informed advocacy and actions
  • Financial support of institutions and projects empowering women, children and youth in the United States and around the world.