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Join REYWT’s Leadership Team

Group photo of several young women

Members enjoy the 2008 REYWT Retreat in Daytona Beach, Florida, at El Caribe Resort and Conference Center. Photo used with permission.

REYWT is a network of racial ethnic young women, and the 12 members of the Core team, the decision-making body of REYWT, reflect the diversity of today's church. Core develops and provides resources that promote racial ethnic young women as a more recognizable and vital group within the PC(USA). 

The team is composed of a diverse groups of racial ethnic women which includes two African American, two Asian-American, two Native American and two Middle Eastern women, two Latinas, one New Immigrant woman and one woman of non-PC(USA) ecumenical affiliation. There are currently openings for one African American, one Asian American, two Native American and two Middle Eastern women.

Current members’ terms began in the fall of 2009 and last through 2012. Core members serve a three-year term beginning at the fall meeting, which takes place the first weekend in November. Their responsibilities include spreading the word about REYWT to increase the number of members-at-large and to share leadership opportunities in the PC(USA); attending the fall and spring meetings, as well as attending various leadership events and participating in projects. Core members also serve as liaisons to various constituencies within the PC(USA) to provide the voice and presence of young women.

Get a Core Team application. 


Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. If you have any additional questions or concerns please feel free to contact Kate Carlisle, ministry specialist for REWYT and NNPCW, at (502) 569-5848. Please return completed applications to Kate Carlisle or fax to (502) 569-8600.

As a Core Team member, you will have opportunities to:

  • Connect with your sisters in the church
  • Make your voice heard by the church on local, presbytery, synod and national levels
  • Build relationships with denominational committees
  • Gain hands-on experience working with the church on both the national and congregational level
  • Discern vocational opportunities by connecting with various ministries within the church
  • Attend conferences relevant to young adults, women and people of color

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