United Methodist Association of Health and Welfare Ministries:The Gateway to EAGLE

A Message to You

from our CEO, Mary Kemper

The 2017 UMA Annual Meeting was held May 16-17 at Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg, MD with more than 125 participants. I enjoyed seeing so many members and business supporters engaging in dialogue and bringing the Connecting Communities theme to life. Our Connecting Communities theme stressed the importance of us joining together in mission and ministry to better our surrounding communities. As we learned, building and nurturing networks is one of the key principals that successful nonprofits use to achieve extraordinary impact, according to our keynote speaker Leslie Crutchfield, a leading authority on nonprofit leadership. The word “connection”, a concept...

Our Mission

In the name of the United Methodist church, the mission of the United Methodist Association is to improve the quality of life for those served by UMA members, to expand the footprint of service to those in need, and to lead the setting of standards of service through the EAGLE program.