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    United Methodists of Upper New YorkLiving the Gospel. Being God's Love.


    United Women in Faith (UMW)

    To visit the Upper New York Annual Conference United Women in Faith's website, click here.

    The organized unit of United Women in Faith, formely United Methodist Women, shall be a community of women whose purpose is:

    • to know God and to experience the freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ;
    • to develop a creative, supportive fellowship;
    • to expand concepts of mission through participation through global ministries of the church.

    What is United Women in Faith?

    United Women in Faith is a supportive, inclusive Christian membership organization where women like you grow spiritually, develop as leaders and serve and work to create a world in which all women, children and youth thrive. United Women in Faith is celebrated as the women’s ministry of The United Methodist Church.

    Why should I join United Women in Faith?

    United Women in Faith is a community of women committed to mission. As a United Women in Faith in the Upper New York Conference there are many opportunities for you such as:

    • Prayer, Bible studies, and spiritual retreats.
    • Hands-on mission in local communities.
    • Mission education experiences
    • Supporting work with women, children, and youth.
    • Partnership with women in mission here and around the world

    Who can be a part of United Women in Faith?

    Any woman who commits herself to the PURPOSE of United Women in Faith and to engage in mission, study, personal growth, and social action can join. You don’t have to be United Methodist or meet an age requirement to be a member.

    Visit the United Women in Faith's national office website:

    With more than 100,000 members, United Methodists of Upper New York comprises of more than 675 local churches and New Faith Communities in 12 districts, covering 48,000 square miles in 49 of the 62 counties in New York state. Our vision is to “live the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to be God’s love with our neighbors in all places."