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​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.

racial justice.



​GNJ UMW 2017 and 2018 events to include meetings, leadership training, Neighborhood Center Gala, and Mission “u”

2019 Calendar          2020 Calendar​​​


​GNJUMW 2019 Fall Meeting

​This year's meeting on October 19 will feature Making Mission Happen in Your District: Panel discussions on Hope Centers.

Mission u 2020  -  Finding Peace

​Co-Sponsored and coordinated by the GNJ United Methodist Women and GNJ Conference, this annual education opportunity offers studies for effective mission ministry in local churches of the GNJ Conference.  Use the attached flyer to schedule and 

  •  SAVE THE DATES:  Click this link to save and schedule of Mission u three day session, July 10-12, 2020. 


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.

Freedom Schools - Reading Literacy for Children

​​ 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. 

 Write to us, send photos of your church efforts.  We hope to develop a report on GNJUMW reading program successes with you as one of our STARS!

 Questions?  Just click on CONTACT US above and drop us a line.

 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


District Presidents

Education & Interpretation (E&I)



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