United Methodist Women

The UNITED METHODIST WOMEN shall be a community of women whose 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.


United Methodist Women of Indiana is a statewide organization of women engaged in mission and advocacy and a part of the North Central Jurisdiction UMW. More information from the United Methodist Women National Office can be found at www.unitedmethodistwomen.org.


United Methodist Women staff at the national office have exciting plans for Day of Giving 2019. We would like every member to be engaged and take part in our celebratory giving season leading up to March 23. Please click below to download and share a “Save the Date” flyer that you can distribute.

UMW, United Methodist Women, Giving, 2019

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Mission u of Indiana registration is now open. Save 10% by registering before June 15th. Join us as First Lady Racelder Grandberry-Trimble leads us through the spiritual growth study, Embracing Wholeness: An Earth Perspective for Covenantal Living. She is a professional counselor and graduate of Methodist Theological School in Ohio. Kathie Clemenz and Patsy Fleener have spent a great part of their lives in mission relationships with missionary conferences. Join them as they lead us through the geographic study, Missionary Conferences of the United Methodist Church in the United States. Click here for more information.

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We are committed to connecting to all the women who want to be a part of our organization. Here is what we want to achieve in 2019:

2019 Conference Goals

Membership – Grow membership in each district by 1%.  Recognize units at risk of becoming inactive 

 Action steps

  • Promote conference events and programs with the goal of improving attendance/ participation
  • Intentionally recruit new members (widen the circle). INVITE! INVITE! INVITE!
    Assess meeting times and make adjustments
  • Rebranding/ renaming events
  • Offer alternative ways of engagement via clusters, online groups, creative partnerships
  • Each conference and district officer visit at least 3 local units yearly to encourage, support, and educate.
    Mission Giving- meet or exceed pledge

Action Steps

  • Encourage giving to a mission in honor of Legacy women
  • Educate- share where the money goes, emptying the treasury at year end, special year-end giving
  • Communicate- improve engagement and communication through local unit visitations (LUVs)
  • Share our stories
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One of the exciting elements of being a part of United Methodist Women is the reading program. Each year relevant books to support and inform our purpose are selected and made available through the UMW Mission Resource Center e-store. Find a listing of all of the books from 2013 to 2019 HERE.

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