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Register now for the 2015 Churchwide Gathering!

Minnie the Moose on a bus heading to the Churchwide GatheringRegistration for the 2015 Churchwide Gathering of Presbyterian Women is open!

Register now.

Turn on your GPS, turn off your hectic schedule and follow Minnie the Moose (the 2015 CWG moose-cot) to the lovely Hyatt Regency Minneapolis June 18–21 for worship, fun, fellowship, connection and spiritual uplift! The theme of the Gathering is “One Body, One Spirit,” based on 1 Corinthians 12:12–27.  Registration for the event is just $395 (less than in 2012!), with hotel rooms at the Hyatt Regency at $169 per night (up to four guests per room).


Apply for a grant to attend the Churchwide Gathering

Are you looking for financial assistance for the Churchwide Gathering? In addition to funding that may be available through your PW in the synod or presbytery groups, a limited number of  leadership development grants are available from Presbyterian Women churchwide. Grant recipients will receive a maximum reimbursement of $500 for expenses related to attendance. Submit your application by March 1.


women with arms in heart shape; comfort o comfort scriptureGive to the 2015 Birthday Offering

We invite you to open your hearts to the Community of St. Therese of Lisieux (Memphis, Tennessee) and Bethesda Christian Community Center (Barranquilla, Colombia). These two projects, which support women who are overcoming oppressive situations, have been selected as recipients for the 2015 Birthday Offering. The grant amounts for these worthwhile projects will depend on gifts offered during 2015. The goal is $500,000.  Give to the Birthday Offering as you have been blessed. 

Learn more about the two recipients or find resources to promote the Offering in your congregation, presbytery and synod.


Join a Celebration Giving webinar

Celebration Giving Representatives (CGR) assist with interpretation and promotion of giving opportunities within Presbyterian Women, and can represent their congregation, presbytery and/or synod. Join a webinar to learn best practices for promoting giving to Presbyterian Women’s mission and ministry. (And even if you’re not a CGR, join the webinar to learn about what gifts to Presbyterian Women will accomplish!) RSVP now to join a webinar on February 10 at 7 pm (EST).


Get the latest news from Presbyterian Women

The first quarterly newsletter of 2015 is now available! Read about what PW groups did for Together in Actions Days, learn about the latest plans for the Churchwide Gathering, and learn about the rest of the worthwhile and exciting work of Presbyterian Women, from mission and justice to offerings and publications. You'll be in the know about all the latest leadership and mission opportunities, new resources, giving opportunities, training and much more! For an editable Word document, click here.

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mother and child nutritionStart a conversation about child and maternal nutrition

The first 1,000 days of a child’s life are a critical window for creating a healthier and more prosperous future. Bread for the World's 1,000 Days movement promotes targeted action and investment to improve nutrition for mothers and children in the 1,000 days between a woman’s pregnancy and her child’s second birthday. And you can help.

By educating others (through a conversation or even a minute-for-mission), you can raise awareness around this topic. Download conversation starters to help focus your discussion on child and maternal nutrition. And get suggestions for action and advocacy to improve nutrition for women and children.


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 then-PW program coordinator Ann Ferguson staffed the group. Read more.


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2015 Churchwide Gathering of Presbyterian Women

June 18 - 21, 2015

The 2015 Churchwide Gathering of Presbyterian Women will bring together thousands of women (and a few men) for worship, education, community-building and much more. The event will be held June 18–21, 2015 at that Hyatt Regency Minneapolis.

For information about the Gathering, email Patricia Longfellow or call 844/PW-PCUSA (844/797-2872), x8015.

For questions about registration, email the registrar or call (540)520-2610.

For voting representative questions, email Veronica Green or call 844/PW-PCUSA (844/797-2872), x5844.

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