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.  To expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church. 

Vision

The United Methodist Women’s vision for 2010-2020 sharpens and energizes the PURPOSE of UMW to remain vital in the years to come. Inspired by 1 ­Thessalonians 1:4.

The vision describes a United Methodist Women organization that is: LIVING THE VISION……

United Methodist Women is turning faith, hope, and love into action on behalf of women, children and youth around the world.  We provide opportunities and resources to grow spiritually, become more deeply rooted in Christ and put faith into action.  We are organized for growth, with flexible structures leading to effective witness and action.

We equip women and girls around the world to be leaders in communities, agencies, workplaces, governments, and churches.  We work for justice through compassionate service and advocacy to change unfair policies and systems.  We provide educational experiences that lead to personal change in order to transform the world.

UMW meet in two Circles.  Day Circle 11:00 a.m.  Evening Circle 6:00 p.m. Combined UMW meetings are held at various times during the year following the morning worship service.

Contact Info:  lithoniafumc@bellsouth.net

Phone:  770-482-6394