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Women’s Leadership Development and Young Women’s Ministries

 

2017 Women of Color group photoWomen’s Leadership Development and Young Women’s Ministries is a national ministry of the Presbyterian Mission Agency operating within Racial Equity & Women’s Intercultural 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.

Women of Faith Awards

2020 Theme: Women who Disrupt Systemic Poverty
The Women of Faith Awards, sponsored by Racial Equity & Women’s Intercultural Ministries in the Presbyterian Mission Agency, will offer an awards breakfast at the 224th General Assembly (2020). The 2020 theme is Women who Disrupt Systemic Poverty. Nominations are being sought for women who challenge systems of poverty and join in action and solidarity with low-income communities and individuals.

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RISE Together, is a female mentorship network that connects women of color seminary students and early to mid-career clergy to experienced women ministers, senior pastors, faculty, and community leaders within an intergenerational learning community. These connections create much needed safe spaces and mentoring relationships where the collective wisdom of women-centered communities promote experiences of Renewal, Inspiration, Support, and Empowerment.

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Call Your Senators and Urge Them to support the Violence Against Women Re-authorization!

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Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Programs

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Madison McKinney, Beth Olker, Nana Boateng, and Anna Hand at the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, NY with the Presbyterian Ministry at the UN and Presbyterian Women, Inc.

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.

Young Women of Color

The office of Women’s Leadership Development and Young Women’s Ministries also gathers young women of color 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
  4. PMA scholarships for PC(USA) members seeking first undergraduate degree.

Resources

2020 Women of Faith Nomination Form

Racial Equity and Women’s Intercultural Ministries is seeking nominations for the 224th General Assembly’s Women of Faith Award. This award seeks to honor women who are working in their congregations and communities to make systemic change. The focus of the award at this GA will be “Women Who Disrupt Systemic Poverty”. If you know of… Read more »

Worship Materials to Accompany the Study Guide of Presbyterian Participation in and Resistance to Patterns of Racism and Structural Inequality in the U.S.

From a 2016 GA 222 Referral: Item 11-24. Churchwide Conversation on Race, Ethnicity, Racism and Ethnocentricity Report: Recommendation 1a. Direct the Office of the General Assembly and the Presbyterian Mission Agency to Create a Study Guide Telling the History of Presbyterian Participation in and Resistance to Patterns of Racism and Structural Inequality in the U.S.,… Read more »

Study Guide of Presbyterian Participation in and Resistance to Patterns of Racism and Structural Inequality in the U.S.

From a 2016 GA 222 Referral: Item 11-24. Churchwide Conversation on Race, Ethnicity, Racism and Ethnocentricity Report: Recommendation 1a. Direct the Office of the General Assembly and the Presbyterian Mission Agency to Create a Study Guide Telling the History of Presbyterian Participation in and Resistance to Patterns of Racism and Structural Inequality in the U.S.,… Read more »

2018 Celebrate the Gifts Spanish Resource

On Celebrate the Gifts of Women Sunday we honor women who answer God’s call to leadership and service. Though Celebrate the Gifts of Women Sunday is March 4, 2018, your congregation or women’s group may use this on any date that you choose to celebrate women whom God has called to lead with love. Women… Read more »
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