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United Methodist Women

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.

United Methodist Women Living the Vision (2010-2020)
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.


Northern Illinois Conference UMW
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NIC UMW President - Lois Moreland-Dean 773.330.8742

District Presidents:
Aurora: Betty Erickson
Chicago Northwestern: Robbie Moultrie
Chicago Southern: Yvette Harris-Black
Elgin: Lois Voss
DeKalb: Janet Hayes-Stocking
Rockford: Karen Messley

North Central Jurisdiction
NCJ President:  Marchelle Phellps  -  Michigan Conference
NCJ Vice President:  Patricia Bostic  -  Michigan Conference
NCJ Secretary:  Becky Heeren  -  Iowa Conference
NCJ Treasurer: Sylvia Kempton  - West Ohio Conference
NCJ Nominations Chair -   Elizabeth Everitt    Minnesota Conference

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