Church Women United At-A-Glance
Church Women United (CWU), founded in 1941, is a racially, culturally, and theologically inclusive ecumenical women’s movement, celebrating unity in diversity and working for a world of peace and justice.
CWU represents 25 million Christian women in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico.
CWU’s national and international activities are supported by 1200 local units.
Our Priority for this quadrennial is SHALOM/SALAAM TO OUR WORLD, by addressing issues of racial diversity, health care, education, economic justice, violence, and media/technology.
2015-2016 QUADRENNIAL PRIORITIES
Local, state and national Church Women United units intentionally seek to be prayerfully informed and proactive in addressing the following issues from the perspective of women, children and families around the world:
Health: Promote the health and well-being of all people.
Environmental Care: Promote personal, communal and governmental decisions that express care for all God’s creation.
Justice: Promote shalom/salaam through understanding, education, confession, forgiveness, reconciliation and non-violence.
Economic Justice: Promote dignity, safety, and economic opportunities for all people.
Our parent organization is Church Women United, National, and may be reached at:
www.churchwomen.org or 475 Riverside Drive, Suite 1626, New York, NY 10115, or call 212-870-2347.
The Tampa Unit is part of the National Movement of Church Women United
Our major project is the Clothes Closet located at 1551 N Franklin Street, Tampa, FL 33602, phone 813-229-1288, where we serve the local community by giving clothing and small household items to those who can use them. We welcome your donations of clothing or money. Get your church involved!