The entire program and organization of United Women in Faith focuses on mission. 

Our mission initiatives include:

Focus on Women, Children & Youth

From its beginning, United Women in Faith (UWF), formerly United Methodist Women (UMW), has focused on ministries with women, children, and youth.

In Practice

Below you may read about the mission work we are doing. If you would like to help in any of these please think of becoming a member by contacting us.

District mission advocacy project:  Maternal Health Care 

Let’s use the power of hundreds of United Women in Faith members in the Capital District to work on efforts and legislation to lower the high rate of maternal mortality in Texas! 

Coordinator:  Whitney Thurman; 512-657-3855; wthurman@utexas.edu 


UMW Maternal Health One Pager

Eight Steps Narrowing Maternal Health Disparity 

Southside Community Center in San Marcos, Texas is a mission supported by United Women in Faith. It helps local people in need, provides shelter and meals, and has an active volunteer program.

Programs include:

In 2013, Capital District United Women in Faith (then Austin District United Methodist Women) joined the Justice for Our Neighbors (JFON) initiative in the Austin-geographical area, as a district-wide love in action mission. The JFON program was developed by the General Board of Global Ministries in 1999 as part of a nationwide outreach project. There are currently four JFON offices in Texas. The offices provide to low income immigrants free, high-quality immigration legal services, education, and advocacy.