All women at FUMCPA are invited to join the United Methodist Women.
Purpose of United Methodist Women
The organized unit of 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.
What Does It Mean To Be A United Methodist Women
A member of United Methodist Women is one who commits herself to our PURPOSE and chooses to participate in meetings, prayer, giving, study, action, and/or service. The organization celebrates an inclusive membership and welcomes all women who want to be members.
One becomes a member by committing to be a part of this supportive community of women and by accepting the challenge to grow in mission and to participate in life-changing experiences. Membership can be expressed in many ways. Some examples are:
- Intercessory prayer
- Attendance at meetings
- Undesignated Mission Giving to support global mission
- Accepting leadership responsibility
- Participation in various events, projects, issues, and concerns of the Women’s Division
- Participation in the Reading Program
- Reading Response
- Attending Schools of Christian Mission
If you are interested in learning more about First Church’s UMW chapter, contact Nancy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information on the California-Nevada Conference United Methodist Women, visit their website at www.cnumw.org