United Methodist Women

United Methodist Women is the largest denominational faith organization for women with approximately 800,000 members whose mission is fostering spiritual growth, developing leaders and advocating for justice.

The Purpose of United Methodist Women

To know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ.

To develop a creative supportive fellowship.

To expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church.

United Methodist Women at Wesley

The Wesley unit of UMW is a community of women whose purpose is to become closer to God and experience freedom as a whole person through Jesus Christ. United Methodist Women strive to develop a creative supportive fellowship and expand the concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church.

All women of the church are invited into membership in the United Methodist Women.  For information on joining Wesley United Methodist Women, please contact Jean Chase.

Mission Benefactors


  • American Red Cross
  • Montopolis Friendship Community Center
  • Capitol Area Food Bank
  • Helping Hands Center-Olivet Baptist Church
  • Sisters Network
  • The Refuge DMST
  • Voices of Tamar
  • Wesley Church Family Members Benevolence Fund

UMW Officers

Johnnie Harris


June Murphy

Assistant Secretary

Mary Wiley

Spirtual Growth

Debra Johnson

Social Action

Nancy Hawkins

Vice President

Rhodia Culpepper


Arlene Youngblood


Geraldine Yusup

Education & Interpretation

Jean Chase

Program Resources

Louise Lynch


Estella Akins


Elaine Benton


Billie Nell Chambers