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“Create in me a clean heart, O God.” —Ps. 51:10

Women's Leadership Institute/Young Women's Leadership Event

June 13 & 14, 2014

This event is designed for all women throughout the church in leadership roles, including young and immigrant women who already are and those who will be leaders in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).  The Theme of the conference is “An Abundance of Power: Vulnerability and Power.”  This event will address issues faced by women as well as explore the relationship between vulnerability and power.  Participants will tap into their inner strengths and be empowered and strengthened on their path to become more effective transformational and visionary leaders as God has called them to be. 

The event will start with Lunch at 12:00 noon on June 13, 2014 and will conclude after the Women’s Orientation Breakfast from 9:00 -10:30 AM.  Click the below icon to download a flyer.

$99 fee will also include a complimentary ticket to the Women’s Orientation Breakfast on Saturday, June 14.

  Register now

Keynote Speakers: 

The Rev. Dr. Laura Mendenhall has served Christ’s ministry as youth Leader, missionary, educator, teacher, associate Pastor/pastor in four congregations, president of Columbia Seminary, and pastor of a new congregation. 





The Reverend Laura Mariko Cheifetz serves as the Executive Director of Church & Public Relations at the Presbyterian Publishing Corporation. She received her M.Div. from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, and her MBA from North Park University in Chicago. She is an ordained Teaching Elder in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A). She enjoys spending time with friends over food, exploring whichever region in which she happens to live, and still believes The Wire is the greatest television show in history.

Scholarship Opportunities: Limited scholarship opportunities are available.
Get your application now.

Deadline for scholarship is May 6, 2014 Contact Jewel McRae at

Join us! Calling all Young Women ages 18-30

“A Season of Listening”

Your voice is needed.  We want to hear from you!

Young Women’s Ministries want to know how can the church better serve, support and equip young women!

Friday, June 13, 2014, from 7:30 – 9:30 PM

Detroit Marriott at the GM Renaissance Center

Refreshments will be served!

Hosted by ministries of the Presbyterian Mission Agency: Racial Ethnic & Women’s Ministries/PW and Women’s Leadership Development & Young Women’s Ministries

 You’ll also learn more about our two networks:
National Network of Presbyterian College Women
Racial Ethnic Young Women Together


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