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“For I was hungry and you gave me food.” Matt. 25:35

Advocacy Committee for Women's Concerns
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Courtney Hoekstra
(800) 728-7228, x5293
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100 Witherspoon Street
Louisville, KY 40202

Meet our partners

ACWC invites liaisons from other entities of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to sit with the committee at its regularly scheduled meetings.

We do this recognizing the complex ways in which gender inequality manifests itself differently because of class, race, ethnicity, education, age, status in employment, disability, sexual orientation, marital status and culture.

Advocacy Committee for Racial Ethnic Concerns (ACREC)
ACREC advocates for people of color by monitoring existing and emerging issues in the church and society.

Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy (ACSWP)
ACSWP develops, interprets and monitors policies that encourage and challenge the church and society to reflect and act in faithful response to God's call to do justice.

General Assembly Nominating Committee (GANC)
GANC proposes nomination for election for persons to serve on General Assembly level entities.

National Association of Presbyterian Clergywomen (NAPC)
NAPC works with clergywomen on a national and regional level to be a supportive community and advocate for justice within the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

National Network of Presbyterian College Women (NNPCW)
NNPCW nurtures young women's spiritual development through study, discussion, prayer and action.

Presbyterian Health, Education and Welfare Association (PHEWA)
PHEWA works to make the church more responsive through networks covering a wide range of ministries, including disabilities, HIV/AIDS, community ministries and organizing, mental illness, reproductive options, specialized pastoral ministries, child advocacy, health and wholeness, drug and alcohol abuse, urban congregational leaders and domestic violence.

Presbyterian Women (PW)
PW, the national women's organization of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), is committed to nurturing faith, supporting the church's mission, working for justice and building community.

Presbyterian United Nations Office (PUNO)
Presbyterian U.N. Office keeps the church up to date on the issues before the world and brings the voice of the church to the work of the United Nations.

Racial Ethnic Young Women Together (REYWT)
REYWT is a nationally structured network of racial ethnic young women whose leadership reflects the diversity of today's church and who will develop and provide resources that support our goal of becoming a vital and recognizable constituency of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).


In turn, liaisons from the ACWC attend the meetings of the following entities.

Advocacy Committee for Racial Ethnic Concerns (ACREC)

Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy (ACSWP)

Board of Pensions (BOP)
BOP provides pension, medical, death, disability and optional benefits for participating church workers.

Committee on Mission Responsibility Through Investments Committee (MRTI)
MRTI implements the General Assembly's policies on socially responsible investing by engaging corporations in which the church owns stock.

National Council of Churches Justice for Women Working Group

Presbyterian Health, Education and Welfare Association (PHEWA)

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