United Methodist Women is a community of
women whose purpose is:
- To know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus
- To develop a creative supportive fellowship and
- To expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries
of the church.
The Purpose is adopted by the General Conference of the
United Methodist Church as the official mission statement of United Methodist Women. Out of the Purpose are four mission foci:
- To be a community of women
- To know God
- To develop a creative and supportive fellowship
- To expand concepts of mission
Each foci relates to the mission initiatives and priorities
of United Methodist Women and the Women’s Division.