Spotlight on the WNPJ member group - Church Women United of Wisconsin

Church Women United (CWU) is a Christian women’s movement bringing together women of diverse races, cultures and traditions in closer Christian friendship, prayer, advocacy and action for peace with justice in the world.Nationally, CWU engages millions of women representing 26 supporting denominations and participating Christian women.Women gather in local units for prayer study, community action and celebrations of Christian faith. 


The Wisconsin state unit of CWU supports local units by providing opportunities for training and sharing information, networking with other Wisconsin groups with common interests, and education/action on issues of concern to women of faith.  

State-wide gatherings and our newsletter keep CWU women in touch others who share their Christian faith and mission.

Wisconsin CWU supports the national CWU movement by passing on news and suggestions from local units, relating national CWU goals and programs to local units, and providing annual financial support.

There are 7 local CWU units throughout Wisconsin , including one other WNPJ member group:

Church Women United - Madison Branch
Address:  P.O. Box 44814, Madison WI 53744
Phone: 608-347-4724


History of the CWU in Milwaukee, through a slide show:

Congratulations to CWU in Milwaukee which celebrated their 100th anniversary as a unit.   Over the years these dedicated women of faith have worked tireless to support one another, their churches, and their community. 

To learn more about the history of the Milwaukee Unit, click here to find the slide show presented at the 2021 State Assembly.


Common Goals

  • 1.  We intend to grow in our faith and to extend our vision of what it means to be Christian women living and working in society.
  • 2.  We intend to strengthen the visibility of the ecumenical community.
  • 3.  We intend to work for a just, peaceful and caring society.
  • 4.  We intend to use responsibly and creatively the resources God has entrusted to us – our intelligence, our time, our energy and our money – as we carry out the mission of Christ through Church Women United.



Join CWU Women from across the country to discuss social issues and concerns.  
Every Wednesday at 12:00 noon CST

Zoom Meeting ID 864 4936 0028

Passcode 509929


Church Women United Celebration Days

"It's Up to You in 2022"

"Rise up; this matter is in your hands. We will support you, so take courage and do it.”  Ezra 10:4 NIV


Events for your calendars – Save the dates!

May 6, 2022


November 6, 2022

WORLD COMMUNITY DAY CELEBRATION  - a call call to pray….


Watch the website for details:



Church Women United has published a Wisconsin newsletter for over 50 years!  Each issue provides up-to-date information about issues to concern to Wisconsin women of faith and news of local units and state unit activities.  CWU in Wisconsin Newsletter is a great way to keep in touch with CWU.  

Newsletters are sent by email as much as possible. Submit your email address to Circulation Manager Susan Coghill to be on the email list. To receive a printed copy of the newsletter, please subscribe by sending $10/3 years or $5/1 year (check payable to Church Women United in Wisconsin) to Susan Coghill, Circulation Manager.   

To read our newsletters, select the newsletter you wish see from the attachments.

Newsletter Editor:

Circulation Manager: Susan Coghill



Contact information:

Church Women United of Wisconsin



Wiscon CWU Spring newsletter.pdf517.94 KB
Fall 2021 Newsletter.pdf630.19 KB