Woman's Missionary Union



As for us, we cannot help speaking about what wehave seen and heard."

- Acts 4:20 (NIV)

WMU Emphasis for 2012-2014:
The Story Lives On

Suggested Music:
"We've Got a Story to Tell"
"I Love to Tell the Story"

Critial Issue to Focus on:
Human Exploitation

Prupose of WMU:
"to radically involve Christian believers in the mission of God." - WMU Yearbook, p.9.

Objectives of WMU are:

  1. Pray for missions
  2. Give to missions
  3. Learn about missions
  4. Support missions
  5. Develop spiritually toward a missions lifestyle
  6. Participate in the work of the church and denomination
During 2013-2014 we will celebrate the 125th anniversary of WMU. What started with a few women in 1888 is now the largest missions organization for men, women, boys, and girls. The yearlong commemoration launches in 2013 at the WMU Missions Celebration and Annual Meeting in Houston, TN and culminates at the 2014 WMU Missions Celebration and Annual Meeting in Baltimore where WMU had her first home.

Mission Groups/

Monthly Meetings

Meeting Location

Baptist Women Aware
Cindy Georges

Meets Quarterly
Call for dates


Barbara Brown
Joy Hartsell

First Tuesday
1:30 P.M.

Wallen-Purkey Room

Emily Trussler

Second Wednesday
1:00 P.M.

Wallen-Purkey Room


Sara Pate-Haun
Jean Ezell

First Tuesday
2:00 P.M.

Church Parlor

WMU Director- Irene Bales
Assistant Director – Martha Startup
Special Offerings - Jeannie Amos
Acteens - Kim Click
Children InAction - Allison Young
Past WMU Director, Assistant Children In Action – Connie Young

Acteens are for young ladies in the 7th and 8th grade and meet the first Sunday night of each month at 6:00 p.m. starting January, 2013.

Children in Action is for children in grades 1-6 and meets Wednesdays during the summer.

WMU Birthday Party
February 17, 2013

Copyright 2014
First Baptist Church, Morristown TN, 504 W. Main St., P.O. Box 1899, Morristown TN 37814, 423-586-0522