Through Mission Today!!!
Our 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.
at all unit meetings to pray for those in mission. Assign the prayer calendar
ahead so persons will be ready to read. Use the
every day for personal Bible Study. It has Bible passages for daily reading.
You can use the Bible passages as a part of your devotions at your unit
Encourage the ladies
in your unit to attend the Conference
School of Christian Mission.
There is always a Bible Study as part of the school. Ask someone who has
never attended to go with you and mentor them. Help those you may not be
able to afford the cost to attend. Offer scholarships especially to first
Encourage the ladies
to attend the Conference & District Spiritual
Growth Retreats and Opportunities. This is a
time for spiritual growth for all those who attend.
using the spiritual growth studies used at the
of Christian Mission. Invite other area churches to
participate. Contact your district or conference Mission Coordinator for
Education and Interpretation to learn what studies may be used.
Response Magazine. Have the unit itself to have a subscription to
Response Magazine and make it available for members to use.
There is a Bible Study in each issue. Share these studies at circle
Use programs from
Use as much of the program as you want to. You can adapt the program to fit
your needs. There are programs for spiritual growth, mission education and on
To Experience Freedom
As Whole Persons Through Jesus Christ..............
Charter for Racial Justice
in one way during the year. View the videos on the
Charter for Racial Justice.
resources available from the Women's Division, including a 187 page
handbook: Resources for Racial
Justice: Tools for UMW Leaders.
Click here to download PDF file of that handbook. Find books
that deal with racism and get your members to read and share the stories.
Involve other churches with different cultures in your mission studies and
other events your local unit may have.
ladies to attend the
Conference & District
Volunteer your church to host a district event and get the other area churches
to help. Ask others to attend with you. Offer scholarships to first timers
attending from your unit. Let them ask a friend to attend with them and give
a scholarship to them also.
This is our magazine. It helps us to learn who we are as United Methodist
To Develop A Creative
To Expand Concepts Of
Mission Through Participation In The Global Ministries
is a great way to learn about mission opportunities all over the world.
There is always a
Geographical Study and a General Issue Study.
the unit to make a
Pledge To Mission
and to meet it.
This is one channel of the five channels of
unit to contribute to all
Five Channels of
Have your unit honor some with a
Special Mission Recognition
year. Honor and remember someone by sending a
Gift To Mission
Gift In Memory
during the year. Also, help your unit be involved in the
Giving helps make mission possible around the world.
at all unit meetings to help tell the mission story. Use the articles that
are followed by the Mission Giving symbol to help members know where
Mission Giving is helping.
to learn about all aspects of the mission. There are books on spiritual
growth, mission education, social action and membership in the United
Methodist Women. Have the unit to purchase one book from each category and
share the books with members in the unit.
When you live out the purpose of the
United Methodist Women, you are
helping your unit to become a
MISSION TODAY UNIT!!!
Mission Resources All Local Units Need:
Prayer Calendar - New Calendar Printed Each Year!
Program Book - New Program Book Printed Each
- New Handbook Printed Each Year!
for Mission Catalog
New World Outlook
Charter for Racial
Membership Joys & Responsibilities
You can order all of these mission resources (except for the magazine
the Mission Resource Center.
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The 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
This page was last updated on
Tuesday, December 29, 2009.