United Methodist Women shall be a community of women whose purpose is to know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ; to develop a creative, supportive fellowship; and to expand concepts of mission through  participation in the global ministries of the church.




Turning Faith, Hope, and Love into Action on behalf of women, children and youth

around the world.




Meals and Lodging

1-Day Sampler:

Includes lunch only.


4-Day Mission School: 

  • All meals are included in fees, beginning with lunch on Thursday. Between-meal snacks are not provided.

  • Housing is provided in air-conditioned student dorms. The rooms are double occupancy, with two twin beds. Each room has a sink, and two rooms share shower and toilet facilities. You may request specific roommates, and we will do our best to accomodate you.

  • Dorm buildings are handicapped accessible, with elevators; but individual rooms are not equipped with hand rails or automatic doors.

  • Bring your own bath supplies, pillow, and bed linens to fit extra-long, twin-size beds.

  • Youth Program participants will be housed in a separate area of the dorm with adult counselors.

  • Reduced fees are available for those who commute from home or make their own housing arrangements. Please note that breakfast is not included in the commuter rate.

  • The Aloft Hotel in Westerville is offering a Mission u group rate of $129 per night, plus tax. Rooms may be shared by up to four people (2 queen beds). The hotel does not have a restaurant, and does not serve breakfast; however, each room includes two $5 vouchers per day, which can be used toward the purchase of breakfast items from their "Grab and Go"snack bar. There are also many great restaurants located in Westerville, as well as other hotels in the area.

  • Commuters are responsible for their own hotel reservations and transportation between the hotel and school. To make reservations at the Aloft, click the button at left, or call 888-236-2427 and ask for the Mission u 2019 room block.

  • Whether you want to stay in the dorm or the hotel, early registration and booking are highly recommended. The number of both dorm and hotel rooms is limited and available on a first-come basis.