The National Federation of Asian American United Methodists (NFAAUM) is a recognized racial ethnic caucus in The
United Methodist Church. Ten sub-ethnic caucuses compose NFAAUM: Cambodian, Chinese, Filipino, Formosan,
Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, South Asian, and Vietnamese.
PURPOSE OF THIS ORGANIZATION
To form a National Federation of Asian American United Methodists with emphasis on the linkages and empowerment of
Asian American local churches; to articulate the concerns, interest and needs of Asian American constituencies in all
levels of the Church; to advocate for the causes of Asian Americans before appropriate boards and agencies of the
Church; to coordinate Asian American programs and activities of annual conference, jurisdictional, ethnic and special
interest caucuses in relationship with boards and agencies of the General Church; to promote relevant and meaningful
Asian American ministries at all levels of the Church; and to encourage full participation of Asian American United
Methodists in all aspects of the life of the Church.