International Women for Peace and Understanding
Criteria for membership are: an interest in developing friendships with women of different cultures and faiths through opportunities for dialogue, mutual understanding, and social exchanges; and a desire to contribute to positive change in attitudes towards others within the local and larger communities.
Prospective members may be invited by current members or they may be women who, learning of the IWPU, express an interest in knowing more about the group.
Each member is expected to participate actively in the activities of IWPU, including serving on a committee or issue of her choice. Its Friends and Family Celebration each December is a highlight of the year's activities.
Typically meeting of IWPU are held on the third Sunday of each month at 3 PM at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church and consists of a social time, a presentation, and a business discussion. Officers are elected annually in September.