The purposes of this organization are to:

Unite ministers’ wives and ministers’ widows of various Christian denominations into one Christian Fellowship

Sponsor an annual conference that provides information, inspiration, and problem-solving skill development

Cultivate international goodwill, develop stronger interpersonal relationships, and foster a more effective
communication network

Promote cultural exchange with ministers’ wives and widows around the world

Function as a Christian non-profit corporation and implement the Christian and Charitable purposes of the


  • $ 50,000 Endowment scholarship at Interdenominational Theological Center, Atlanta, Georgia
  • $ 250,000 Perpetual Endowment Fund
  • $ 50,000 Endowment Scholarship at Virginia Union University, Richmond, Virginia



  • Individual Scholarship presented to eligible applicants in pursuit of a degree from any accredited college or university
  • Ada M. Palmer Scholarship presented to eligible applicants in pursuit of a degree from any accredited college or university



  • Education department offering fifteen self-improvement courses
  • Model Continuing Education Program in cooperation with the Graduate School of Theology, Virginia Union University
  • AIDS Task Force involved in AIDS education and support
  • Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Task Force
  • Children’s Defense Fund Black Community Crusade for Children



Charitable contributions made by IAMWMW include:

  • American Cancer Society
  • United Negro College Fund
  • United Way
  • Children’s Orphanage
  • Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation
  • Hale House Center

IAMWMW consists of 5 regions: Intercontinental, Northeast, Mid-Northeast, Central and Southeast Region.

If you are interested in becoming a member call the President in your city or contact the Northeast Region VP click here