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United Methodist Women

About The United Methodist Women

United Methodist Women is the largest denominational faith organization for women with approximately 800,000 members whose mission is fostering spiritual growth, developing leaders, and advocating for justice.

Members raise up to $20 million each year for programs and projects related to women, children, and youth in the United States and in more than 100 countries around the world.

The National Office of the United Methodist Women in New York City is the national policy-making body of this group.

About The BWC United Methodist Women

Introductory slide show on the BWC UMW

Our purpose

The organized unit of United Methodist Women shall be a community of women whose purpose is:

  • to know God
  • to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ
  • to develop a creative supportive fellowship
  • to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the Church.
The mission team
BWC UMW Mission team retreat at New Windsor, Maryland

Our BWCUMW conference projects

Our leadership team

Presentation to the 2014 Annual Pre-Conference, Laity Session

Our newsletter: The Flame

Upcoming events

  • June 16-18, 2016: Northeast Jurisdiction United Methodist Women Quadrennial Meeting. "A Fresh Wind Blowing" John 3:8, to be held at the Syracuse, New York OnCenter. Mark your calendars and stay tuned for more information.

UMW/UMM Collaboration to Stop Domestic Violence

District and Local Organization web sites

Mission Today Checklist

Diversity Today Checklist (PDF)

UMW National Office Resources

UMW National Office web site (

Demographic Reports produced by Missioninsite software

Recent events

For more information, see our page at the Baltimore Washington Conference site:
and the UMW National Office's web site:
Thanks to Cokesbury Memorial UMC for providing the web hosting for our site from 2011 to 2015.