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 Assembly, MAY 18-20, 2018


Registration is now open!

The Desert Southwest Conference UMW is offering scholarships for first-time attendees. Click here to download the scholarship application form. To make a donation to support “The Power of Bold” scholarship fund  click here to download a donation form.

UMW in the Desert Southwest Conference

Conference UMW Newsletter

Find the 2017 Conference Newsletter archives here.

Charter for Racial Justice

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

Click Here for the Desert Southwest Conference Brochure.
Click Here for the Living the Charter Reporting Form
Click Here to view the Charter

DSC UMW Legacy Stories on Facebook

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

Legacy Fund - 150

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

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.

East District Leadership Enrichment Event

January 20, 2018

West District Leadership Development Day

January 20, 2018 – Yuma

West District Leadership Development Day

February 10, 2018 – Sun City

South District Leadership Development Event/Training

February 3, 2018 – Tucson

South District Leadership Development Event/Training

February 17, 2018 – Bisbee

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.”




2017 Conference UMW Newsletter Archives

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