United Methodist Women

About United Methodist Women

As it fosters spiritual growth and develops leaders, United Methodist Women (UMW) seek to improve the lives of women, children and youth in the United States and internationally. UMW advocates on peace and justice, economic inequality, education, the rights of children, human rights and farm workers' rights. Current emphases are climate justice, maternal and child health, organization of communities of color and mass incarceration and economic inequality. UMW supports its work with a scriptural basis and adheres to the denominational mandates in The Book of Discipline and The Book of Resolutions.