WMU- Women's Missionary Union
Leader: Jonna Fleming

WMU meets the first Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the FBC Parlor.

In 1888, a handful of women dedicated to the cause of missions founded Women's Missionary Union. Since that time, WMU® has become the largest Protestant missions' organization in the world, with a membership of approximately 1 million.

From the beginning, WMU®'s main purpose has been to educate & involve women, girls & preschoolers in the cause of Christian missions. Throughout its history, WMU® has been an auxiliary to the Southern Baptist Covention, which means that it acts as a "helper" to the SBC®. The auxiliary status also means that WMU® is self-governing & self-supporting. Our WMU® supports the following organizations through meetings, age-appropriate teaching & magazines.

  • Women on Mission (WMU®), for women 18 & up. Meets the 1st Monday of each month.
  • Girls in Action® (G.A.®'s), for girls in grades 1-6. Meets each Wednesday @ 7:00 pm & off in the summer.
  • Mission Friends® for preschool girls & boys, ages 3 years - Kindergarten. Meets each Wednesday @ 7:00 pm & off in summer.

Our WMU® offers Ministry Projects:

  • Fundraiser for World Hunger
  • Operation Christmas Child
  • Supports a child's schooling in Haiti
  • Supports a child in an orphanage in Kenya
  • Seeds for the Rio Grande River Ministry
  • School supplies for missionaries
  • Funds for special needs of missionaries
  • Participates in Blue Santa
  • Makes tray favors for the Smithville Hospital for 6 holidays
  • Supports Smithville Food Pantry
  • Cuts out garments for a members to sew for needy children in U.S. & Kenya
  • Saves Campbell labels
  • Pure Water, Pure Love Project

We promote giving and Week of Prayer for State Missions, North American Missions & International Missions.

The Mission Focus of Woman's Missionary Union is to:

  • Pray for Missions
  • Learn about Missions
  • Give to Missions
  • Do Missions

Visit the WMU® website for more information.

  December 2017  
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