WCTU is a Christian organization with a heart for women to know God and grow in their relationships with Him. WCTU is a a non-denominational, non-profit organization with the vision of providing global leadership in reaching women for Jesus Christ. Volunteers and a full-time staff work together to support outreach ministries.
WCTU members chose total abstinence from all alcohol as their life style and they adopted this definition of temperance:
Temperance may be defined as:moderation in all things healthful;
total abstinence from all things harmful.
– Xenophon (Greek philosopher), c. 400 BCE