About USFW

What Iowa USFW Offers 

* An opportunity to be a part of Christian missions and works of service

* A yearly Reading Course of recommended books for adults, youth and children

* A resource of monthly devotionals for use in the local groups

* A forum on our FaceBook Group Page at www.facebook.com/groups/757815904246945/

* The Advocate, an USFW International publication

* A world gathering of Quaker women held every 3 years where we become inspired by mission workers and Friends women around the globe 

  

Annual Iowa USFW Events 

Three statewide gatherings are offered for ladies to come together on a Saturday for spiritual encouragement, mission news and fellowship. All women are welcome to attend. You do not have to be a USFW member to participate. 

* Fall Retreat, held in a local Friends Church

* Spring Fling, held in a local Friends Church

* Celebration of Service, held in August during the Iowa Yearly Meeting Mission Conference at William Penn University, Oskaloosa or Camp Quaker Heights, Eldora

 

  Some Local USFW Service Projects 

* Write letters to those serving in the military and to mission workers

* Send college student care boxes

* Make quilts for babies, homeless and elderly

* Encourage shut-ins

* Visit prisoners

* Deliver fruit baskets for the needy

* Organize mitten and hat tree

* Fill Christmas shoe boxes for missions

* Prepare health kits for disaster relief

* Ring Salvation Army bell

* Support shelter for abused women and children

 

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