Eastern PA Conference UMW Co-Presidents
What is United Methodist Women?
United Methodist Women is a supportive, inclusive Christian membership organization where women grow spiritually, develop as leaders and serve and work to create a world in which all women, children and youth thrive. United Methodist Women is the women’s ministry of The United Methodist Church.
What does United Methodist Women do?
Our members nurture one another in community and support U.S. and international projects and partners improving the lives of women, children and youth with their prayers, volunteer and advocacy efforts, and financial gifts.
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.
Turning faith, hope and love into action on behalf of women, children and youth around the world.
Who can join United Methodist Women?
Any woman who commits herself to the PURPOSE of United Methodist Women and to engage in study, personal growth and social action can join. Women can join the unit (group) in their local church, become part of a unit in a near-by church, join the on-line community, join a district unit if one exists or help to form a district unit.
Learn more at www.unitedmethodistwomen.org
Eastern PA Conference’s UM Women will hold their 45th Annual Celebration Saturday, Oct. 20, 8 AM – 3 PM, at First UMC Lansdale (300 N Broad Street Lansdale). Their theme is “UMW Focus: #missionwith.” The featured speaker, Clara Ester, a retired deaconess, was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement in Memphis, Tenn., and was at the Lorraine Motel there with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. when he was assassinated. She is a founding member of Habitat for Humanity of Mobile, Ala., and People United to Advance the Dream. Deaconess Ester will share how her spirituality has led to a life of activism and advocacy.
There are no upcoming events at this time.