of Health and Welfare Ministries

UMA is a national network of more than 65 corporate members that lead more than 450 health and human service organizations across the country.
UMA’s faith-based ministries serve children, youth and families, seniors and persons with disabilities and share a commitment to excellence in human service ministries.
Together, they touch the lives of 4.4 million people each year.
Today's UMA

UMA Today

Learn about today's UMA.

2023 Annual Meeting

Join UMA for the 2023 Annual Meeting in Boulder, Colorado.

UMA Development Network

The UMA Development Network conference call occurs every first Thursday of the month at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

UMA Human Resources Network

The UMA Human Resources Network conference call occurs every second Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. Eastern Time.

EAGLE Communications Network

EAGLE Communications Network

Connect with your EAGLE marketing and communication peers to create and share best practices and explore ways to better promote your EAGLE recognition.

UMA Executive Assistant's Network

The UMA Executive Assistant's Network conference call occurs quarterly on selected Thursdays at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

UMA Spiritual Care/Chaplain's Network

The Spiritual Care/Chaplain's Network conference call occurs on a flexible basis.

2022 UMA Annual Meeting Thank You

The 2022 UMA Annual Meeting, held at The DeSoto Hotel in Savannah in late April, was an overwhelming success...


Our Mission

To promote, inspire, recognize and empower excellence in human service ministries


Then & Now

The Heritage Series

At the United Methodist Association, we consider it an honor to recognize EAGLE-accredited communities for encouraging and contributing to the growth of their local areas. Check out the many communities we have featured, and continue to check back for new entries.