United Methodist Women

Our 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.

– Purpose Statement of the UMW

The United Methodist Women is a one-million member organization whose purpose is to foster spiritual growth, develop leaders and advocate for justice. Members raise more than $20 million a year for programs and projects related to women, children and youth in the United States and in more than 100 countries around the world. Any woman can be a member whether she is United Methodist or not.

Community UMC’s UMW participates in the ministries of the global UMW and has many local groups. These include:

  • Book Circle which meets monthly from September to May
  • Knitting Circle which meets Mondays at 7:00 pm to make prayer shawls and other knitted goods

Please contact the office for further information.