Women’s Leadership Development and Young Women’s Ministries

staff group REWMWomen’s Leadership Development and Young Women’s Ministries is a national ministry of the Presbyterian Mission Agency operating within Racial Ethnic & Women’s Ministries. The office of Women’s Leadership Development and Young Women’s Ministries provides resources to young adult women (ages 18-35) who are considering leadership opportunities in the church.

  • We can provide young women with opportunities to serve in various leadership positions at a national level. Our office partners with other PC(USA) agencies to increase young women’s voice and representation in the church.
  • We organize national and regional events that offer young women leadership training and opportunities for networking with peers and mentors.
  • We seek to globalize leadership development of young women by partnering with ecumenical agencies.

Presbyterian College Women and Young Women’s Ministries

This ministry gathers Presbyterian college-age women at national events of the Presbyterian Mission Agency. Connected by our belief in God and seeking a Christian faith that empowers women this ministry:

  1. develops leadership skills in young women,
  2. connects young women with each other and the larger church, and
  3. explores our Christian identities as women and students.

 

Racial Ethnic Young Women

The office of Women’s Leadership Development and Young Women’s Ministries also gathers racial ethnic young women 18 to 35 years old, whose leadership reflects the diversity of today’s church.

The ministry offers:

  1. leadership development
  2. networking, and
  3. social advocacy and education.

 

Resources

Celebrate the Gifts of Women Worship Service Bulletin Cover

On Celebrate the Gifts of Women Sunday, we are encouraged to live life with an “attitude of gratitude.” Though Celebrate the Gifts of Women Sunday is March 5, 2017, your congregation or women’s groups may use this resource on any day that you choose. Living life with an “attitude of gratitude” is having a readiness… Read more »

Celebrate the Gifts of Women Worship Service Resource

On Celebrate the Gifts of Women Sunday, we are encouraged to live life with an “attitude of gratitude.” Though Celebrate the Gifts of Women Sunday is March 5, 2017, your congregation or women’s groups may use this resource on any day that you choose. Living life with an “attitude of gratitude” is having a readiness… Read more »

Ten Things Your Congregation Can Do About Domestic Violence

In every congregation of every faith, victims, survivors and abusers sit in our pews. Some are listening for words of recognition, understanding, comfort and healing, hoping to hear that the church stands with them and wants them to choose life. All need to hear a clear message that domestic violence is against the will of… Read more »

Gender and Leadership in the PC(USA)

The Gender and Leadership in the PC(USA) report is part of a larger research project assessing the status of women at all levels of the church and conducted in two main research areas: theological and sociological. This study is the sociological portion of the research, and contains two nearly-identical surveys: one representative sample of Presbyterians (Presbyterian Panel)… Read more »
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