UWF LogoFormerly known as United Methodist Women, the United Women in Faith is a community of women whose purpose is to know God and to 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.  We are women who are trying to show God’s love and our love for God to our families, church, community and the world.

All women are invited to join Baldwin Memorial United Methodist Church’s UWF.

UWF Mission Statement:
United Women in Faith seeks to connect and nurture womenthrough Christian spiritual formation, leadership development, creative fellowship, and education so that they can inspire, influence and impact local and global communities.
We serve.
We advocate
We make a difference.
UWF Officers for 2023
President- TJ Furlong
Vice President- Janice Crowe
Secretary- Judy German
Treasurer- Debbie Grube
There are five Circles who meet in member’s homes or at the church. All women are invited to join a Circle. These groups and meeting times are:
* Deborah Circle
3rd Tuesday at 11 a.m. at home of Janice Crowe
Leader: Janice Terrett
* Faith Circle
1st Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. usually at Baldwin
Co-leaders: Jean Bates & Mary Collins
*Hope Circle
1st Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. usually at Baldwin
Leader: Judy German
* Love Circle
2nd & 4th Wednesday at 7 p.m. usually at Baldwin
Leader: Laura Zlatos
* Susanna Wesley Circle
3rd Saturday at 9 a.m. usually at Baldwin
Leader: Becky Stephens
If you are interested in joining a circle or would like information about UWF activities, call the church office on (410)923-1166.
2023 Events:
Leadership Team Meeting – Saturday, January 7, 2023 at 10:00 am
Installation of 2023 UMW Officers – Sunday, January 8, 2023 at both Worship Services
General Membership & Leadership Meeting – Saturday, February 25, 2023, 10 am
Pancake Supper – Tuesday, Feb 21, 2023, 4:30-7 PM
UWIF Prayer Breakfast and Call to Prayer & Self Denial Offering – Wednesday, March 22, 2023, 9:30 am
General Membership & Leadership Meeting – Saturday, April 1, 2023, 10 am
Spring Craft Show, Bake Sale, Flea Market, Books, Jewelry & Hot Dog Sales – Saturday, April 22, 2023, 10-2 PM
UWIF Spring Luncheon “Saturday in the Park” – Saturday, May 6, 2023 at noon
Mission U – Saturday, July 29
General Meeting and Picnic (all UWIF sisters cordially invited) – Saturday, August 12, 2023 – 10 am – Picnic 1130-2 PM
UWIF Special Recognition Salad Luncheon& World Thank Offering – Open to Congregation
Sunday, October 8, 2023 following second service -11:30 – 2 PM
UWIF Holiday Craft Show & Bazaar – Saturday, November 4 at 10 am – 2 PM
UWIF Thanksgiving Basket Preparation – Saturday, November 11, 2023 at 9 am
UWIF Leadership Team Meeting & Budget review – Saturday, December 2 at 9 am, Bazaar summary
United Women in Faith supports partners providing direct services to women, children and youth and families in neighborhoods around the country. Internationally, we support partners empowering women, children and youth with education and economic development opportunities. We advocate for a more just world to improve life for women, children and youth.
We support:
* U.S projects and nearly 90 national mission institutions which are community centers, schools, and residences located around the United States.
* International partners that focus on impacting poverty through enhancing the capacities of local women leaders and supporting economic development programs to provide women with the tools required to make positive, measurable change in their communities.
* Advocacy- Every four years we identify a specific focus for our advocacy in addition to our ongoing work for gender and racial justice and for oppressed and dispossessed communities, with special attention to the needs of women, children and youth.
* Deaconess/Home Missioner, and order in the United Methodist Church for laity who feel a lifetime call to vocations ad ministries of love, justice and service.