United Methodist Women are "Called By Name"

United Methodist Women is an organization of approximately one million members nation wide whose purpose is to foster spiritual growth, develop leaders and advocate for justice.  Members raise nearly $25 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. 

The Purpose of United Methodist Women

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; and to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church.

2017 Mission u

July 13-16, 2017
Epworth By The Sea 
St. Simons Island, GA

Mission u, the mission education event of the South Georgia Conference, will be held July 13 through July 16, 2017, at Epworth By The Sea on St. Simons Island. The annual event is co-sponsored by the United Methodist Women and the conference Outreach team.

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Tel-A-Woman Newsletter

Click here to download the Summer 2017 edition of the Tel-A-Woman, our quarterly UMW newsletter.

South Georgia UMW is STRONG

STRONG in Word

STRONG in Organization

STRONG in Connection

STRONG in Proclamation

STRONG in Presene


2017 UMW Calendar









January 6-8

5:30 (dinner)

Leadership Team Meeting ***

Epworth By the Sea

January 13-14

5:00 (dinner)

Re-scheduled above mtg

La Quinta Inns, Dublin

January 27-29

Regis. 3:00 

Leadership Development Days

Charlotte, NC

February 25

10:00 a.m.

Mission u Planning


March 4

10:00 a.m.

Program Planning

Hawkinsville UMC

March 12/choice

District choice


Conference Wide

March 24-26

Regis. 3:00 

Spiritual Growth Retreat

Epworth By The Sea



Deans /Study leaders


May 5-6


Vashti Tour/Leadership Team

Vashti Center, Thomasville

June 4-7


Annual Conference

Jekyll Island Convention

July 13-16

Regis. 3:00 

Mission u

Epworth By The Sea

August 18-19

5:30 (dinner)

Fin./Leadership Team meeting

First Methodist, Vidalia

September /choice

District choice

Districts' Annual Meetings

Conference Wide

October 7

Regis. 9:30 a.m.

DLTE (District Oficer Training)


October 21

Regis. 9:00 a.m.

UMW Conf. Annual Meeting

First Methodist, Statesboro