UMW 2018 Assembly

United Women in Faith

(Formerly United Methodist Women)

As it fosters spiritual growth and develops leaders, United Women in Faith seeks to improve the lives of women, children and youth in the United States and internationally. United Women in Faith advocates on peace and justice, economic inequality, education, the rights of children, human rights and farm workers' rights. We support our work with a scriptural basis and adheres to the denominational mandates in The Book of Discipline and The Book of Resolutions.

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Women's Ministry

United Methodist Women is now United Women in Faith

United Methodist Women is now United Women in Faith. The move is part of a refreshing of the organization that includes a new website, a new logo and an array of new and improved programs.

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United Women in Faith (UMW)

United Women in Faith Board elects Sally Vonner General Secretary and CEO

United Women in Faith is pleased to announce the election of Sally Vonner to the position of General Secretary and CEO, effective June 1, 2023.

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Faith Talks podcast

Each month, United Women in Faith explore timely themes and resources, from expert insights on ways to live your faith to inspiring interviews with spiritual leaders.

People from from around the world participate in a rally against private prisons during the 2012 United Methodist General Conference in Tampa, Fla. The rally was sponsored by United Methodist Women and the United Methodist Task Force on Immigration. A UMNS photo by Paul Jeffrey.

Service and Advocacy

United Women in Faith has been challenging social injustice for almost 150 years, working to improve the lives of women, children and youth nationally and internationally. We work for justice through compassionate service and advocacy to change unfair policies and systems.

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Equipping leaders

United Women in Faith provides and supports leadership development of its members to give women of all racial, ethnic, language and economic groups the opportunity to realize their full potential and to participate in the life of the church and society.

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Anita Watkins (right) shops for clothing and household items at the Free Store at United Methodist Church for All People in Columbus, Ohio, as part of the Ubuntu Day of Service during the United Methodist Women Assembly 2018 in Columbus, Ohio. Helping her are Becky Kegnans (left), a United Methodist Woman from the North Texas Conference, and Kathy Wallace, who works at the Free Store. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

Mission Resources

Mission needs to be carried out with education, preparation, action and advocacy, and mutual learning and partnerships. Find a wide variety of resources ranging from web content, to print materials, to learning experiences and opportunities to serve.

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Reading program

The Reading Program encourages members to think critically about current issues through an annual selection of member-reviewed books. It offers an excellent opportunity to deepen your spirituality and to broaden your understanding of our mission work.
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response, an award-winning publication, is the official magazine of United Methodist Women.

response magazine

response, an award-winning publication, is the official magazine of United Women in Faith and is published by the national office. Each issue will touch your heart, stir your soul, and challenge your mind. Topics and issues cover spiritual growth, mission outreach and reports on our local, national and international work.
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