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Happy 25th anniversary, Presbyterian Women!

25th anniversary poster In 1988, Presbyterian Women was created, bringing together 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 in 2013, celebrate with us!PW 25th anniversary pin

  • Download PW's 25th anniversary liturgy for use in your congregation or PW groups.
  • Order the free PW 25th anniversary poster that shows how Presbyterian women work to fulfill the PW Purpose and witness to God's realm!
  • Download the “PW . . . Witnessing to the promise for 25 years” logo for your fliers, bulletin boards, etc.
  • Order PW's 25th anniversary participation pin—available singly ($4) or in a pack of five ($15).
  • Join the $25-for-25 campaign.
  • Download the "25 Years of Presbyterian Women" timeline in either the 11" x 17" version or the 8.5" x 11" version to share at your next event.
  • Tell us how you’re celebrating 25 years of Presbyterian Women!
  • Order the 2013 edition of PW’s Amazing Heritage history exhibit kit, now with 200 Years of Presbyterian Women on DVD.
  • Send us your celebration photos and/or historical (with captions, please!) for posting on Presbyterian Women’s 25th anniversary Pinterest board and PW’s Facebook page!
  • Post your own photos (with identifying information and a 25th anniversary tagline) on PW’s Facebook page.
  • Order PW's 25th anniversary magnetic bookmark with the PW Purpose on the front, an abbreviated timeline on the back!
  • Download "25 Programming Ideas To Celebrate 25 Years of Presbyterian Women" for even more ways to celebrate!

 

Moving forward: $25 for 25

Another exciting part of PW’s recognition of this milestone year is a new fundraising/stewardship campaign—$25 for 25. All gifts from the campaign will benefit the PW Mission Pledge, which supports every PW mission and ministry—no exceptions.

Recognize this milestone year and support the $25-for-25 campaign in two ways:

1. Give a gift of $25 (or more). Donate now or send a check, with “$25 for 25” written in the memo line, to Presbyterian Women Remittance Processing, PO Box 643652, Pittsburgh PA 15264-3652.

2. Participate in the pledge matching in your synod. Generous donors have agreed to match funds given in their synods.

Synod Name

Matching Donor

Match Amount

Synod of Boriquen (Puerto Rico)

Marta Rodríguez

$3,000

Synod of the Covenant

Florence and Elliot Morrison

$1,250 (as long as 50 $25 gifts are received)

Synod of Lakes and Prairies

Trudiann Nelson

$5,000

Synod of Lincoln Trails

Betty Mack

$10,000

Synod of Living Waters

PW Staff

$1,000

Synod of Mid-America

Anonymous

$5,000 (as long as $1,000 is raised)

Synod of the Mid-Atlantic

Ellen Newbold

$1,250 (as long as 50 $25 gifts are received)

Synod of the Mid-Atlantic

Margaret Anderson

$1,250

Synod of the Northeast

Lucy Janjigian

$3,000

Synod of the Pacific

Cynthia Joe

$10,000

Synod of South Atlantic

Anonymous

$5,000

Synod of Southern California & Hawaii

Gerry Tayler

$10,000

Synod of the Sun

Kathy Randall

$1,000

Synod of the Trinity

Katie Blume

$1,250 (as long as 50 $25 gifts are received)

Three synods still need matching gift donors—Alaska/Northwest, Rocky Mountains and Southwest. Pledge to match gifts received in your synod from this campaign, at a level of your choosing. You can be recognized or remain anonymous— it’s up to you. Just think—you could DOUBLE the gifts from your synod for PW mission and ministry!

Questions? Contact Jen Lenard-Benson, PW funds development associate. 

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  • In the "two easy ways"instuctions above, persons should put the name of their synod on the memo line of the check for recording gifts from snods. by Ellen Newbold on 07/20/2013 at 1:26 p.m.

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