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.

— Purpose Statement of the UMW

The United Methodist Women is a one-million member organization whose purpose is to foster spiritual growth, develop leaders and advocate for justice. Members raise more than $20 million a year for programs and projects related to women, children and youth in the United States and in more than 100 countries around the world. Any woman can be a member whether she is United Methodist or not.

Community UMC’s UMW participates in the ministries of the global UMW and has many local groups. These include Community Artisans, which meets Monday mornings at 9:30 a.m. (childcare provided), the Knitting Circle, which meets Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m., to make prayer shawls and other knitted goods; the Book Circle, which meets monthly from September to May; and the Evening Outreach Circle, which meets monthly from September to May. Please contact the office for further information.