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. United Methodist Women and The United Methodist Church’s principles and values include promoting:
The empowerment of women, children and youth, inclusion and equity, anti-racism and multiculturalism, fair labor practices, and economic and environmental stewardship and sustainability.
United Methodist Women is a community of women whose purpose is to know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ; develop a creative, supportive fellowship; and expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church
The entire program and organization of United Methodist Women focuses on mission. Our mission initiatives include providing opportunities to grow spiritually, equipping women and girls to be leaders, providing transformative educational experiences, organizing for growth and flexibility, and working for justice through service and advocacy.
True to our Wesleyan heritage,
for social change. By combining the two, we can be witnesses to the love and life of Jesus Christ.
Bess Dowling Ware Scholarship
The children of the late Bess Dowling Ware have provided an endowment to fund four full-tuition Mission u scholarships in memory of their mother, who was a member of Varnville United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women for more than 60 years. One scholarship will be awarded to a youth attendee, a first-time Mission u attendee, a newly retired attendee, and an attendee under the age of 40.
To apply, download and complete an application and mail it to Jean Doscher, 2432 Vistavia Road, North Charleston, SC 29406.
The 2019 Mission u is scheduled for July 18-20 at Spartanburg Methodist College.
Deadline: June 15, 2019
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