Learn about Presbyterian Women
Presbyterian Women (PW) is the national women’s organization of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). With more than 300,000 members and 25 years as an organization, PW is organized at all levels of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Learn more about PW and consider joining your local group.Continue reading
Give to the 2014 Birthday Offering
Your gift to the 2014 Birthday Offering will support the work of Blue Corn Mothers Alliance in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This multifaceted program offers advocacy; crisis intervention; health, counseling and education services; and referrals for legal and shelter services to Native American women and children who have suffered domestic violence. Through a Birthday Offering grant, this program will expand to five days a week of service.
Read all about it! Churchwide Coordinating Team news
Presbyterian Women’s Churchwide Coordinating Team met March 27–30 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The various committees continued to plan mission, justice and peace, leadership and antiracism work for the organization. The meeting also included staff structure changes, a going-away/thank-you party for the outgoing members and more. Read the highlights (including updates on the 2015 Churchwide Gathering) in the CCT Summary.
Get the latest news from Presbyterian Women
The second Quarterly Newsletter of 2014 is now available! Learn about all the exciting work and opportunities in Presbyterian Women, from mission to justice to Offerings to publications. You'll be in the know about the latest information on the 2015 Churchwide Gathering (hint: it's going to be amazing!), travel study opportunities, new resources, giving opportunities, training and much more!
Happy 25th anniversary, Presbyterian Women!
In July 1988, Presbyterian Women was created, bringing together the best of the women’s organizations from the two denominations that merged to become the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). So for 25 years now, our beloved organization has been witnessing to the promise of God’s kingdom and transforming lives around the world. And of course, this young group is carrying on the more-than-200-year tradition of Presbyterian women meeting, praying and acting together in shared love of God!
So from July 2013–July 2014, celebrate with us! Learn more about the logos, online celebrations and resources available to commemorate 25 years of Presbyterian Women!
National task group responds to PW groups in churches seeking dismissal from the PC(USA)
Voting representatives to the 2012 PW Business Meeting in Orlando, Florida, recommended that a task group be formed to create a statement regarding PW in churches seeking dismissal from the PC(USA). National moderator Mary Cook Jorgenson appointed PW members and leaders Carol Winkler, Marilynn Collins, Esperanza Guajardo, Dolly Patterson and Carolyn Sprinkle to the task group. PC(USA) legal counsel April Davenport and PW program coordinator Ann Ferguson staffed the group. Read more.
Celebration Giving training to resume in May
Celebration Giving representative (CGR) training is temporarily on hold. The webinar training for CGRs—who do the critical work of interpreting and promoting giving opportunities within Presbyterian Women—is currently being updated. The monthly training will resume in May of 2014, and will continue to be open to Celebration Giving representatives and any Presbyterian woman who is interested in promoting giving and learning more about their monetary investments in PW mission and ministry.
If you have questions about Celebration Giving or giving to Presbyterian Women, contact Susan Jackson Dowd.
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Gail, we anticipate having the Churchwide Gathering web page live by the middle of this month. In the meantime, the hotel has been selected, the registration cost set—and the good news is that both will cost less than in 2012! Registration is just $395 for the 2015 Gathering ($125 for single days), and rooms at the Hyatt are $169 plus tax (for up to four in a room). Put it on your calendar—June 18–21, 2015! Put a couple bucks back each day from now until then, and you can almost have it paid for by the time you get there! Can't go? Sponsor someone who can! For more details, check the latest issue of our quarterly newsletter. Go to www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/pw/about/ and click the "Quarterly newsletter" link. We look forward to seeing you in Minneapolis in June 2015!
When will the Churchwide Gathering link be updated with the information on the 2015 CWG? We are anxious to get the details, so that women can start planning, especially in regards to registration costs. Thank you.
Hi Linda, Thank you for visiting the PW web site and for your interest in the preemie baby caps. Lots of PW love to make the preemie caps, and they are needed! All the caps get sent to the Brethren Service Center in Maryland and ship on to hospitals in Africa. Below is the address for shipping them: Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) c/o Brethren Service Center PO Box 188 601 Main Street New Windsor, MD 21776 410.635.8795 Phone 410.635.8739 Fax If you have any further questions about PW’s Mission work, please contact Kathy Reeves at Katharine.email@example.com.
May I please have information on premie baby caps. Where they need to be sent and who will receive them.