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.

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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.

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The Spring Spiritual Growth Retreat (April 3-4) has been CANCELLED. 

The 2020 Mission learning opportunity has been CANCELLED. More information will be shared at a later date.

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
Download | Share 2019 Conference Goals

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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