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.
We do this by;
We have the following programs to encourage our local UMWs;
California Nevada Conference UMW's have plenty of opportunity to earn Five Star Giving and Mission to day recognition with two national missions, Gum Moon and Mary Elizabeth Inn, located in our conference.
Individuals may also take part in Volunteers in Mission (UNVIM), Ubuntu Trips, or apply for Beulah Grants.
Every year we have a conference wide Social Action event with speakers addressing one or more of our social action agendas. We also offer one and two day Mission U events where we offer a spiritual growth study, a mission study and a social action study.
Our members are encouraged to participate in our reading program to advance their understanding of;
Annual Celebration--October 21 in Loomis, CA
Come hear our stories and learn how the art of telling your story from Linda "Linderella" Kennedy. We'll also have workshops on using the computer with more confidence, putting together an UMVIM trip, and Native American worship rituals. For more information click HERE
Assembly In Columbus, Ohio--May 18-20, 2018
To download information about this upcoming event click HERE
And to find out about hotel accommodations click HERE
or you can go to https://umwassembly.org/ to find out more about the upcoming Assembly where we will celebrate 150 years of United Methodist Women.
Our conference United Methodist Women have scholarships available for youth and young adults ages 13-33. The deadline for applying is November 15, 2017 so hurry and get your application in. Click here to get the application in PDF format or here to get a Word document.
We also have scholarships available for women 55 or older. The deadline for these scholarships is November 15, 2017. Click here to get the application in PDF format or here to get a Word document.