United Methodist Women is a community of women who rtureture and encourage one another in their spiritual growth, personal leadership and transformation.
Our Purpose: 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 church
http://gbgm-umc.org/umw/index.cfm = General Board of Global Ministries website
Response: The Voice of Women in Mission. It's the magazine for every Christian who wants to be part of creating a more peaceful, just world where all people are truly children of God. Response magazine is published by the Women's Division, General Board of Global Ministries, United Methodist Church. It is the official magazine of United Methodist Women. Its goals are to educate for mission, to interpret the Purpose of United Methodist Women and to strengthen the organization
Host a "Pink Sunday" or "Pink Program" = in celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness. Encourage everyone to wear pink for the worship swervice and/or program. (from St. Luke UMC, Lancaster)
Sponsor a "Moms Etc" Prayer Group = Mothers, grandmothers, aunts, and special friends of school age children meet to pray for the needs of students, teachers, family and community. (from Tabernacle UMC, Lancaster)
www.bonclarken.com = retreat setting to enjoy fresh air, mountains, and wonderful facilities. Come enjoy swimming, paddle boats, the indoor walking track, softball, volleyball, soccer, basketball, tennis, disc golfing, fishing, and more. Build teamwork and leadership skills with the zipline, the climbing wall, the high swing, the challenge course, the ropes course, and paintball! Plus nearby there's caving, hiking, the Carl Sandburg National Historic Site, the Flat Rock Playhouse, shopping, antiques, and dining. Check out the website for more details.