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United Methodist Women @ South Shore

United Methodist Women

United Methodist Women is a community of women whose purpose is to know God and 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. 

At South Shore we extend an invitation to women of all ages to join to help empower and improve the lives of women, youth, and children in the United States and around the world by: 

  • Providing opportunities to grow spiritually

  • Equipping women and girls to be leaders

  • Providing transformative educational experiences

  • Organizing for growth and flexibility

  • Working for justice through service and advocacy

UMW Membership

Membership forms are available in the South Shore Welcome Center or from a UMW Officer:

  1. Active Member
    Supports monthly activities and donates a yearly membership gift. 

  2. Member-At-Large
    Supports UMW on occasion when available and donates a yearly membership gift.

  3. Supporting Member
    Supports UMW activities whenever available. 

South Shore United Methodist Women are members of the Florida United Methodist Women Gulf Central District. 


To access information on the United Methodist Women Florida Conference, please connect by visiting:


For information related to the National United Methodist Women, please connect by visiting:  

United Methodist Women Support the following ministries:

South Shore UMC

  • Backpack Ministry

  • Children's Ministry

  • Youth Ministry

  • Sunday Hospitality

  • Vacation Bible School

  • Health Ministry

  • Breakfast with Santa

  • Breakfast with the Easter Bunny 

Beyond Our Shores

  • Restore in partnership with Riverview First UMC

  • Mission Smiles

  • Cornerstone Ministries

  • Women of Uganda Ministry 



  • First Thursday of every month
    7:00 pm, Room 106

  • First Friday of every month
    10:00 am, Room 106

UMW Officers - 2019

  • President: Valerie Taylor

  • Vice President: Mary Lou Cunningham

  • Secretary: Hillary Old

  • Treasurer: Carolyn Kleist

  • Mentor and Advisor: Sharon Brunk

Upcoming Events:​

  • March 6-7, 2020 - Spring Rummage Sale

Our 2018 officers....

2018 UMW Tea