United Methodist Women

Social Concerns
Shannon Priddy (right), the national president of United Methodist Women, and Harriett Jane Olson (center), the organization's chief executive officer, visit with Linda Miller at the All People's Fresh Market in Columbus, Ohio, during the Ubuntu Day of Service, part of the United Methodist Women Assembly 2018 in May. File photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

UMW stresses faith with advocacy

A new strategic plan for United Methodist Women aims to re-assert its call to members to make a difference, while streamlining national operations.
Mission and Ministry
United Methodist Women from Liberia clean the area around The United Methodist Church Hospital in Diecke, Guinea, during a four-day Ubuntu Missionary Journey. Photo by E Julu Swen, UMNS.

Ubuntu journey connects United Methodist Women

Liberian women travel to Guinea to revive relationships, serve community in need.
General Church

United Methodist Women strengthen leaders and mission partnerships

The church’s women’s ministry highlights its accomplishments in a 2016 Agency Report.
General Church
Climate change was one of the topics addressed by United Methodism Women during the 2011 National Seminar in Birmingham, Ala. Social action issues highlighting the 2015 seminar in Chicago include mass incarceration.

UMW members connect with Chicago organizers

Public events include a town hall on mass incarceration and rally of faith leaders on police accountability.

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