United Methodist Women (UMW)

United Methodist Women (UMW)


 

OUR PURPOSE

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 flexible 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.

WHO IS A MEMBER?

A member of United Methodist Women is anyone who indicates her desire to  belong to and participate in the global missions of the church through United Methodist Women and its PURPOSE.  Being a member of The United Methodist Church is not required nor is there any minimum age requirement.

Why Become a Member?

United Methodist Women is a national membership organization with nearly one-million members whose purpose is to foster spiritual growth, develop leaders, and advocate for justice!  Members raise approximately $20 million a year for programs and projects related to women, children, and youth in the United States and in more than 130 countries around the world!

WHEN WE MEET

The local organization of UMW, hosted by the circles, usually  meets four times during the year for a variety of programs.  Circles are small groups of ladies that usually meet the first Tuesday of the month, except for July and August when the groups are ‘dark.’  Places and times for  meetings may change, so check the church calendar or call the church office for the latest information.

FIND UMW ON THE WEB

 calpacumc.org/umw

unitedmethodistwomen.org

facebook.com/UMWomen

twitter.com/UMWomen

pinterest.com/UMWomen

youtube.com/UMWomen

umwmissionresources.org 

UMW 2017 Event Calendar

Updates will be added as new events are scheduled

 First Tues. of every month, Circles meet, except July and August

Third Tues. of every month, Leadership Team meets, except June and

 United Methodist Women
The UMW Circles will meet on Tuesday, February 7, 2017

  • Esther Circle at 10:30 a.m.
  • Ruth Circle will meet at 9:30 a.m.
  • Kenworthy Circle will meet in room 203 at 1:30 pm.
  • Deborah Circle will meet in room 216 at 7:00 p.m.
  • For the Esther Circle and Ruth Circle meetings locations check with the church office at (760) 726-0442.

The UMW Organization meeting is February. 14, 2017 at 10 a.m. in Fellowship Hall.