United Methodist Women

United Methodist Women  (UMW) provides opportunities and resources for women to grow spiritually, become more deeply rooted in Christ and put faith into action.

Our Vision statement is “Turning faith, hope and love into action on behalf of women, children and youth around the world.”

United Methodist Women of FUMC Palestine have an important role within the church.  Their efforts support the following local missions:


Clergy of the Courts

Crisis Center of Anderson & Cherokee Co.

Hope Station

Hospice of East Texas

Living-Alternatives of Palestine

Mercy Ships

Multicultural Center

Paint Palestine Pink

Palestine Community Food Bank

Refuge of Light

Rock Bottom Ranch

St. Vincent DePaul Food Bank

FUMC Programs:

Children's Mission Team

College Exam Boxes

Methodist Mission Weekends

Nursing Home Ministry

St. Stephens Society

Women of the Local Church


Youth Mission Team

Meetings are currently on "hold" due to COVID concerns.  However the work of UMW continues!