The organized unit of the 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. Membership in United Women in Faith shall be open to any woman who indicates a desire to belong and participate in the global mission of the church through the organization. More than one million women across the country are members of this organization which participates in mission through the Women’s Division of the General Board of Global Ministries. Our special emphasis in women, youth, and children in thousands of communities in every state in the United States and in over fifty countries.

Broadway United Methodist Women

Broadway United Methodist Women in Faith began in 1987 when a group of women arranged the purchase of land for a new church. They immediately began fundraising for the construction of the church. Throughout the existence of UMW, the organization has expanded its purpose to include the support of church, local national and international mission. The names through the years have been Woman’s Missionary Society, The Woman’s Home and Foreign Missionary Society, the Woman’s Society of Christian Service, United Methodist Women, and today United Women in Faith. In addition to Unit membership and meetings, Broadway women may participate in any of four sub-groups:

  • Circle of Fellowship – meets at Broadway on the first Thursday of the month at 10:00 am in the W.R. Allen Hall
  • Knit Wits – meet in the church parlor on Mondays at 10:00 am
  • Square One – meets at 6:30 pm on the first Monday of each month September-May in various locations
  • The Broadway Unit – members who, because of family responsibilities, health limitation, or work schedules, choose to remain inactive within a specific sub-group.

Broadway United Methodist Women in Action

  • Contributing approximately $5000 per year to District, Conference, National and International UWF missions
  • Providing funds toward the schooling of South Sudan orphans now living in a refugee camp (GRACE Home for Children) in Uganda.
  • Hosting, cooking, and arranging programs for the 5th Wednesday meals.
  • Providing evening meals for Family Promise
  • Hosting the August birthday party for residents at the Asbury Place Health Care Center.
  • Supporting and providing educational experiences for women through the UMF reading program and District and Conference events.
  • Providing partial camperships for Broadway children and youth to go to Camp Wesley Woods.
  • Making items for both local and national mission efforts.
  • Contributing financially to church and local missions:
  • Holston Home for Children
  • Wesley House Summer Program
  • Angel Tree children
  • Brown Food Pantry
  • BUMC Helping Hand
  • Hispanic Dental Ministry

Love offering presented to Isaiah 117 House by UMF