What You Should Know about United Methodist Women

As a Member... 

You are one of 170 members in our Unit, which is one of about 50 units in the Aurora District, one of about 300 units in the Northern Illinois Conference, one of over 24,000 units in the nation, with 800,000 members, who give 14 million dollars each for missions, which provides a large portion of Missions Funds used by the General Board of Global Missions of the United Methodist Church in 110 Countries.

As a Member ...

You are part of the World Federation of Methodist (and Uniting Church) Women with organizations in over 71 countries with 3 1/2 million women involved in mission in their own lands and to other lands. 

Women Join United Methodist Women 

  • to grow spirirtually, educationally, and intellectually, 

  • to be stimulated, to gain leadership experience,

  • to meet other women and to be involved in mission in a number of ways: 

    • Spiritual growth studies and renewal 

    • Mission education 

    • Biblical and theological stud

    • Women in Crisis programs 

    • Child Advoacy 

    • Giving on behalf of persons in mission 

    • Legislative affairs 

    • Human rights issues 

    • Combating racism 

    • Reading programs 

    • Service to the local church and community 

If you cannot attend monthly meetings, you can support us through prayers and gifts as a Supportive Member. 

"Every Woman in Grace Church can be in Mission"  Please join us- its an exciting relationship! 

For more informatiion about Grace UMW, contact Candy DeGarmo, President of the UMW, (candydegarmo@gmail.com). 
Zoom information and if interested in becoming a member, contact Merrilyn Schultz (rgs115@sbcglobal.net) for more information.