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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Answering the Call

United Methodist Women (UMW) is 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.

Vision

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

What does UMW membership mean?

It means joining a global community of women–nearly 800,000 strong–who are committed to the same purpose and have a passion to change the world around them.

Any woman who commits herself to the Purpose of the United Methodist Women and to engage in mission, study, personal growth and social action can join. You don’t have to be a United Methodist or meet an age requirement to be a member.

How do I join?

It is easy to become a member of United Methodist Women, just talk to someone you know who is already a member of the organization or contact Jane Carlson or Judy Scrimshire or call the church office at 303-776-0399. 

What do United Methodist Women do?

Members of United Methodist Women are active in their church and the world around them in all kinds of ways. You’ll find members serving, teaching, sharing and advocating for others all over the world.

United Methodist Women members are committed to spiritual growth, giving to mission, social justice and living out their faith. They meet regularly for prayer, study, social action and mission engagement–they also get together just to have fun.

Many United Methodist Women members take on leadership roles at one time or another. Members might find themselves serving on behalf of the organization at local, district, conference, jurisdictional or national levels at some point in their lives.