Women’s Ministries

Native American women are emerging leaders in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

Women are playing increasingly pivotal roles at every level in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). From moderators, to heads of agencies, stated clerks at the middle governing body level to synod and presbytery executives and pastors, women are at the forefront. And not to be excluded from this wave of women leadership are Native American women.

A firsthand look at human dignity and self-reliance

Last month, the International Task Force for the Presbyterian Committee on the Self-Development of People journeyed to Guatemala and Panama to take a firsthand look at the work being done by community partners.

Love letters from God

The Rev. Eugenia Anne Gamble thinks of the Ten Commandments more as a love letter from God and less as God’s list of “thou shalts” and “thou shalt nots.”

The sisterhood of the traveling stole

“We’re all looking for bread for the journey,” said the Rev. Keatan King, associate pastor at St. Philip Presbyterian Church in Houston. “CREDO gives you that.” King was among 16 women at the CREDO conference for recently ordained pastors in Canton, N.C., Sept. 11-17, 2018.

Eunice Poethig, a champion for women

The next U.S. presidential primary election will feature at least three viable women candidates — a development that would have no doubt thrilled Presbyterian minister and leader, Eunice Poethig. The Presbyterian Historical Society recently completed the processing of Poethig’s papers, and they illuminate her advocacy work in expanding the numbers of women and people from other marginalized communities serving as leaders in ministry and civic life.