Women’s Ministries

‘Inclusion should be our number one priority’

Toward the end of the Rev. Shanea Leonard’s Gender & Inclusion presentation Tuesday, they presented a slide with puzzle pieces scattered apart on the left and fit together on the right.

U.N. event inspires young women

Victoria Alexander, 22, is passionate about working with and learning from women leaders, so she jumped at the chance to be part of a Presbyterian delegation to the 65th session of the Commission on the Status of Women.

Online workshop designed to help Presbyterians embrace gender and inclusion

The 21st century has seen tremendous shifts in how gender and sexuality are understood around the world and in the church. These changes are making the church more welcoming to all, but they also present challenges as people come to understand language and practices that are new to them and their communities.

‘Girls on Fire’ raise voices against gender-based violence

In the shadow of a mass shooting in the United States that targeted women of Asian descent and the reality of the violence that women around the world face every day, Ecumenical Women at the United Nations turned its attention to violence against women in a parallel event to the 65th Annual UN Commission on the Status of Women last  Thursday.  

Valuing women’s voices and the power of their leadership

“There is a gift,” the Rev. Phanta Lansden said during an online panel discussion held Tuesday, “in having womanist theology that centralizes the Black woman’s experience as it merges into the biblical story.”