United Methodist Women
About The United Methodist Women
United Methodist Women is the largest denominational faith organization
for women with approximately 800,000 members whose mission is fostering
spiritual growth, developing leaders, and advocating for justice.
Members raise up to $20 million each year for programs and projects related
to women, children, and youth in the United States and in more than 100
countries around the world.
The National Office of the United Methodist Women in New York City is
the national policy-making body of this group.
About The BWC United Methodist Women
slide show on the BWC UMW
The organized unit of United Methodist Women shall be a community of
women whose purpose is:
- to know God
- to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ
- to develop a creative supportive fellowship
- to expand concepts of mission through participation in the
global ministries of the Church.
BWC UMW Mission team retreat at New Windsor, Maryland
Presentation to the 2014 Annual Conference
message from the Women's Division (now "National Office")
- It's official as of October 1, 2012! Read this
Our newsletter: The Flame
- April 25-27, 2014: ASSEMBLY, Louisville, Kentucky
For information and to register, visit
- June 6-12, 2014: Sojourn to Sacredness. Explore with us the history,
ecology and the concerns of the Patuxent River from its headwater
to the Chesapeake Bay via kayak, van rides, short hikes and outdoor camping
under the stars. This is a program of United Methodist Women from the Office
of Environmental and Economic Justice. Download the
- August 8-10, 2014: Mission U. Bethesda Marriott, 5151 Pooks Hill Road,
Bethesda, MD. Download the flyer (in MSWord format) for
Adults or for
District and Local Organization
UMW National Office
UMW National Office
- March 29, 2014: Epworth House Mission Project, 50th Annual Spring
Luncheon, 11:30 AM at Holiday Inn, College Park, MD. Register by
March 20th, $35.00 per person (call Alveta Jones 301-772-5594 or Zilpha
Pinkney 301-868-8324 to make a reservation).
- March 29, 2014: COSROW event, "The Sandwich Generation", at the BWCUMC
Conference Center, Fulton, MD, 2:30pm - 5:30 pm.
Download the flyer: COSROW-Flyer-2014.pdf.
- February 19, 2014, 10:30-3:00: MD Legislative Advocacy Day 2014,
co-sponsored by the B-W Conference United Methodist Women and the
B-W Conference Board of Church and Society. Download the
This year's focus issue was "Domestic Violence and Abuse".
- January 31-February 2, 2014, BWC UMW will provide a Security Support
Team to help out at ROCK.
- January 4, 2014, 10-2 PM at Conference Mission Center: BWC UMW
Mission Leadership Team Planning Retreat (Roundtable).
- November 24-26, 2013: New York City, Blanche Powell Memorial UN Seminar,
"Caring for Creation's Resources: Environmental Justice", to be held at
the Hampton Inn United Nations, NY, NY.
Download the flyer:
- November 23, 2013: BWCUMW Officers give training to District Officers,
9:30-12:30 at Conference Mission Center, Fulton, MD
- October 26, 2013: BWCUMW Annual Meeting Celebration and Mission Outreach,
8-3 PM, Cresaptown UMC, Cresaptown, MD.
- September 21, 2013: Spiritual Retreat, West River Camp.
Download the flyer:
- September 16-18, 2013: Baltimore Washington Conference UMW and Virginia
Conference UMW Learning Resource Center, Wesley Theological Seminary.
Download the flyer: wlrcflyer_2013.ppt.
- September 14, 2013, 12:30 PM: Susanna Wesley House Fundraiser,
"Inspired to Serve 2013",
at the beautiful Tremont Historic Grand Venue at 225 North Charles Street,
Baltimore, MD. Visit the
Susanna Wesley House website for more information.
- July-August 2013: President Nancy Randers-Pehrson visited Camp Kristall
in Russia and attended an international UMW meeting there. Download the
- July 26-28, 2013: Mission u (formerly known as School of Christian Mission).
Download the brochure
for adults or
Held at the Mariott Hotel in Bethesda, MD.
- August 11, 2013: "Let There be Peace", a joint UMW/UMM event for stopping
domestic violence and abuse, at the BWCUMC Conference Mission Center, Fulton,
Register at the UMM web site.
Download the flyer.
- May 30, 2013, 12:30-1:30 PM: Special Joint UMW/UMM Luncheon at the BWC
Annual Conference. Check off this luncheon while you are registering, $27.00.
- April 20, 2013, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM, "UMW in the Park", Oregon Ridge
Park, Cockeysville, MD. All Conference men, women, and children are invited
by the Baltimore Region UMW. Speaker Patricia Thompson, "Domestic Violence
- April 20, 2013, 11:30-3:00 PM: Annual Epworth House Spring luncheon.
Holiday Inn, 10000 Baltimore Avenue, College Park, MD.
- March 16, 2013: COSROW Secrets of Survival seminar, at the
Baltimore-Washington Conference Mission Center, Fulton, MD, 1:30-5:00 PM.
Download the flyer:
- February 23, 2013:
Greater Washington District 2013 Legislative Seminar, held at
Woodside UMC, 8900 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910
- February 14, 2013:
Legislative Advocacy Event, Asbury UMC, Annapolis, MD. See the
flyer (.doc format).
Our three issues of focus for Legislative Day 2013 were:
Bishop Marcus Matthews was a scheduled speaker.
- Domestic Violence and Abuse,
- Fair Hiring for Returning Citizens, and
- Human Trafficking.
- January 5, 2013: Mission Team Retreat, held at the
Baltimore-Washington Conference Mission Center, Fulton, MD, 9:00-4:30.
- November 18-20, 2012 : UN Seminar in New York City.
Download the flyer (.doc).
See the photos.
- October 27, 2012: BWCUMW Annual Celebration and District Officer Training,
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM, at Hereford UMC, 16931 York Road, Monkton, MD.
October 6, 2012: Sat., 2-4 PM, Conference Project 101, Sponsored by the Epworth
House Committee, at St. Matthews UMC, 14900 Annapolis Road, Bowie, MD
20715 (flyer is on the last page of The Flame, for June)
- September 17-19, 2012: Wesley Learning Center at Wesley Theological
See the Powerpoint flyer (ppt)
- September 8, 2012: Susannah Wesley House Fall Luncheon 11:30-3:00 PM,
at the Baltimore-Washington Conference Mission Center,
11711 East Market Place, Fulton, MD.
See the Flyer (pdf)
- August 3-5, 2012: School of Christian Mission, at the Mariott Hotel at
5151 Pooks Hill Road, Bethesda, MD.
Download the 3-fold brochure
- Spring 2012 events
- District Annual Meetings, 2012
- District Spring breakfasts, 2012
- Fall 2011 events
- Spring 2011 events
- District Annual Meetings, 2011
For more information, see our page at the
Baltimore Washington Conference site:
and the UMW National Office's web site:
Thanks to Cokesbury Memorial UMC
for providing the web hosting for our site.