United Methodist Women

Nationally nearly 800,000 women make up the United Methodist Women of the United Methodist Church. From its beginning, United Methodist Women has focused on ministries with women, children, and youth. Learn more

In local United Methodist churches across Western Pennsylvania (WPA), supported by district and conference leadership teams, United Methodist Women are

  • Organized for mission
  • Providing opportunities to grow spiritually
  • Equipping women and girls to be leaders
  • Providing transformative educational experiences
  • Organizing for growth & flexibility
  • Working for justice through service and advocacy


In WPA, the UMW partners with the Conference in presenting the annual Mission u, providing information, inspiration, and opportunities for mission to adults, youth, and children. Check it out! The UMW also provides grants to mission agencies and programs in Western PA through the Elizabeth A. Bradley Mission Fund and supports scholarships for Christian vocations.