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. Click on the links below to find out more.

“There shall be an organization called United Methodist Women in The United Methodist Church in the United States, organized at the local church, district, conference, jurisdiction, and national levels.” Book of Discipline ¶ 1901

If your church does not presently have an organized UMW unit and you want more information, ask any United Methodist pastor for the name and phone number of the Conference or district Membership Coordinator of Membership Nurture and Outreach.

UMW in the Desert Southwest Conference

Spring Retreat

A women’s spiritual growth retreat on April 28-30, 2017, with retreat leader, Rev. Tammy Hallam.

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Legacy Fund - 150

Celebrate the dedication and foresight of our foremothers in mission as we lead up to our 150th anniversary in 2019.

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Mission u

  • North District at Desert Spring UMC, Las Vegas (July 7-8)
  • East & West Districts at North Scottsdale UMC, Scottsdale (July 28-29)
  • South District at Catalina UMC, Tucson (Aug. 18-19)
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Ubuntu Journey

East District Ubuntu Journey is on March 25, 2017, at the Golden Gate Community Center.

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DSC UMW on Facebook

Our legacy – telling our stories. Honoring United Methodist Women who have put faith, hope and love into action.

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Living Timeline - Telling our Stories

Telling our stories to each other is easy because we are sisters in Christ and understand our work in mission. Learn how to become a master story-teller.

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Charter for Racial Justice

The Charter continues our urgent call for study and action on the principles and goals of its vision.

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Conference UMW Newsletter

Find the 2017 Conference Newsletter archives here.

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Upcoming Events

Wed 26

Mission Trip-Open Enrollment Meeting

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm MST
Glendale AZ
Thu 27

Foundation Investment Committee Meeting

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am MST
Thu 27

Health and Caring Meeting

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm MST

District Newsletters

The following list includes the most recent North District UMW newsletters, “North Country Breezes.”

Click on the following links to download the most recent UMW Newsletters for the East District, “Circuit Rider.”

Click on the links below to access the most recent South District UMW Newsletters, “Footprints.”

Click on the list below to download the most recent West District UMW newsletters, “Cactus Patch.”

2016 Conference UMW Newsletter Archives


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