Register now for the Gathering!
Registration for the 2015 PW Churchwide Gathering is now open!
The Gathering will be held June 18–21, 2015 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The theme of the Gathering is “One Body, One Spirit,” based on 1 Corinthians 12:12–27. As always, workshops, plenary sessions, worship, mission opportunities and all Gathering programming will explore the theme in the context of a diverse, faithful sisterhood. Full registration for the event is just $395 (less than in 2012!), plus lodging and transportation.
Lodging and transportation
Hotel accommodations are under the same roof as Gathering programming—at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis. Rooms are $169 per night (up to four guests per room). Click here to reserve your hotel room.
Roger Roy with Global Travel Alliance is available for full-service air travel assistance; email Roger or call him at 505/867-2829.
A number of transportation options are available to get you from the airport to hotel, or around Minneapolis.
- Reserve a ride through Supershuttle of Minnesota, Inc. Options range from a ride-share van to a chauffeured sedan or van. For transportation from the airport, costs range from $18 per person to $99 flat fee, depending on type of vehicle selected.
- Take Light Rail Transit (LRT) trains. To get to the hotel from the airport, take an LRT train to the stop for Nicollet Mall (the 11-block area of Nicollet Avenue in which the Hyatt Regency is located). Fares for adults are $1.75 to $2.25. Pick up a bus at the Nicollet Mall stop to take you to the Hyatt Regency. Some buses cost $0.50, while others are free (look for buses marked "Free ride).
- Arrange a taxi at the airport or at the hotel.
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.
Download the Gathering registration booklet!
Are you ready to start planning your Gathering experience? The Gathering registration booklet mailed with the November/December 2014 issue of Horizons, and is also available for download!
Use this resource to plan your arrival, worship, shopping, education, relaxation and inspiration during the 2015 Gathering. Plenary speakers will inspire you to live out your faith in new ways. Educational opportunities (workshops, forums and mission tours) will stretch your understanding and engagement with the world. Time with your Presbyterian sisters will remind you of the power of women committed to creating a more just world for everyone. In short, it's an incredible event that should not be missed!
Download the registration booklet to start making your plans!
Exhibitors, let PW get to know you!
Are you eager to reach out to Presbyterian Women, to share information about your organization, project or initiative? If you are a mission or ministry of PC(USA) or represent an organization/initiative in line with PW’s interests and ministry, apply to be an exhibitor at PW’s 2015 Churchwide Gathering, June 18–21, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis, Minnesota! Learn more about the opportunity to reach out to Presbyterian Women at the Gathering.
Get a taste of the Gathering
Watch this four-minute video that offers a look at the fun, worship and fellowship that you can have at the 2015 Churchwide Gathering of Presbyterian Women!
(Gathering images from the 2012 Gathering in Orlando, Florida.)