United Methodist Women - Western North Carolina Conference

Turning faith, hope and love into action on behalf of women, children and youth around the world

2018 Ubuntu Day of Service

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Volunteer Work Sites Across the Conference

Ubuntu 2016

Ubuntu Day of Service

For five years, United Methodist Women have been putting Faith, Hope and Love into Action by serving at the five National Mission Institutions & other sites within our conference!

Make plans to join us in 2018 for our 6th Annual Ubuntu Day of Service on October 20, 2018!

Online Registration for our 2018 Ubuntu Day of Service is open, and the deadline for registration is October 1, 2018.

Click here to download: UBUNTU Flyer 2018  (Cuts into two 1/2 sheet flyers)


Ubuntu is a unique word. A Zulu phrase, it can be translated “I am only because we are, and since we are, therefore I am.”  Or “I am human because you are human.” It recognizes each human being as part of a community. It moves us to action on behalf of our neighbor. Ubuntu is a celebration of being in community with people as mission.

Bethlehem Center Charlotte

Founded by United Methodist Women in 1940, the Bethlehem Center Charlotte provides quality child enrichment activities for school age children and youth, and strives to develop innovative programs to improve the quality of life for at-risk families. The Center provides services to more than 900 children, youth and seniors.

Bethlehem Center Winston-Salem

Bethlehem Center Winston-Salem was organized October, 1927 to provide quality child care for working mothers who labored in local factories and mills. Approximately 190 children are served; 20 crib babies with the remainder preschool age. In addition, an after-school program is offered for children K-5 grades. The children come from 140 family units.

Brooks Howell Home, Asheville

Brooks-Howell Home is owned and governed by United Methodist Women. Admission to Brooks-Howell is open to retirees of United Methodist Women (formerly Women's Division), National Division, World Division, staff of Women's Division and others approved for residency. The majority of residents are missionaries and deaconesses. A limited number of health care beds are available to persons who are not otherwise eligible.

Bennett College - Greensboro

Bennett College is a small, private, historically Black liberal arts college for women. The College offers women an education conducive to excellence in scholarly pursuits; preparation for leadership roles in the workplace, society, and the world; and life-long learning in a technologically advanced, complex global society. As a United Methodist Church-related institution, Bennett College promotes morally grounded maturation, intellectual honesty, purposeful public service, and responsible civic action.

Mission Response Center

The Western North Carolina Conference responds to human needs all over the world, answering God’s call to provide food, medicine, shelter, clothing and other resources to help alleviate human suffering. In order to meet WNCC disaster response and human assistance ministries, the centrally-located Mission Response Center, a permanent and secure facility, is owned and operated by our conference to store equipment when not deployed; sort, repack and ship resources overseas; warehouse building materials and supplies; and offer a hands-on mission project for volunteers in the conference.

Pfeiffer University, Misenheimer

Established in 1885, Pfeiffer University is a globally engaged, regional university distinctive for its transformational undergraduate experiences and leadership in professional and graduate programs that fill demonstrated needs on its campuses in Charlotte, Misenheimer and Raleigh, and online. Vested in its history as a United Methodist-related university and propelled by an innovative faculty and staff, Pfeiffer prepares its students for a lifetime of achievement, scholarship, spirituality and service.

Register for 2018 Ubuntu Day of Service

Registration ends October 1, 2018

Ubuntu Day of Service

Saturday, October 20, 2018
Sites across the conference

Have a question? Need more information?
Contact Renee Hayes, our conference Mission Coordinator for Membership Nurture & Outreach


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