Since 1986, the office of Racial Equity & Women’s Intercultural Ministries along with Presbyterian Women has been awarding church and community leaders with the Women of Faith Award. This year, awardees have been selected by a committee for their faithful witness, service and leadership.
Before the end of her final sermon as pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Teaneck, New Jersey, the Rev. Dr. Gloria Tate capped off her nearly 30 years in the PCT pulpit by urging the congregation “to finish the race” despite her retirement.
The Rev. Margaret E. “Peggy” Howland, the 12th woman to be ordained as a Presbyterian pastor, was remembered last weekend as a way-paver and fierce advocate for those whose voices were ignored or marginalized for too long.
Many readers know of someone in their family, congregation or community who has been impacted by domestic violence in one way or another. To address the topic that is not often discussed or preached from many pulpits on Sunday mornings, the Hispanic/Latino-a Intercultural Congregational Support Ministry created the Gospel, Pastoral Care, and Domestic Violence series, an educational encounter series that addresses domestic violence and the faith community.
Anytime two deans and a seminary president are gathered for conversation around “Womanist Herstory, Womanist Hope,” those privileged to listen in can count on a thoughtful and thought-provoking hour. Listen to their conversation, recorded last week, by clicking here.
The stark realities that many women and girls are facing around the world were highlighted in a panel discussion that took place alongside the 66th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, which ends this week.
Women with a heart for protecting the environment will be featured in a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) webinar that takes place as the 66th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (#CSW66) continues.