For over 145 years, children, youth, and family advocacy, racial justice, public policy, and global policy have been the foci of United Methodist Women's advocacy and part of their mission call. Their advocacy has helped improve and empower the lives of many and can be categorized under the following two areas which we share with our readers. The links below lead to details.
RACIAL JUSTICE SOCIAL ACTION
This subsection offers current UMW activities to ensure This subsection reports on current UMW advocacy efforts.
GNJ UMW CALENDAR OF EVENTS
GNJ UMW 2017 and 2018 events to include meetings, leadership training, Neighborhood Center Gala, and Mission “u”
OTHER PROGRAMS & EVENTS
GNJUMW Spring Meeting
Lent 2019: With All Your Heart
150th Celebration on March 23, 2019 at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts - the city where the UMW began.
Three-day school: July 12-14, 2019, Georgian Court University, Lakewood, NJ
One-day school: July 20, 2019, TBD
Pop Up Library
A program created in partnership with Children's Museum of Houston and sponsored by Gateway South Poverty Task force to
improve young children's learning abilities. It is designed for families with young children and brings library materials, resources
and programming into public spaces.
A GNJUMW project to initiate reading programs in our churches at no or little cost with support when needed from our community
colleges, universities and social organizations. Begin one at your church Sunday School or Youth Program today! We are striving to
combat illiteracy in New Jersey and enable our children and adults to read the bible.
Click the above title for our brochure and click here for Children and Adult Literacy Resources which will be updated as needed. We thank you in advance for your participation and efforts! 2/16/19
LEADERSHIP TEAM INFORMATION
Education & Interpretation (E&I)
PROGRAMS & EVENTS
You, Lord, give perfect peace in those who keep their purpose firm and put their trust in you.
Trust in the Lord forever; he will always protect us.
Isaiah 26:3-4 GNT