What Presbyterian Women Do

Presbyterian Women understands that scripture asks us to be the hands and feet of Christ in the world. As such, Presbyterian Women provides information about justice and peace and ministry to inform mission and community-building work. Learn More

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2021-2022 PW/Horizons Bible Study

What My Grandmothers Taught Me: Learning from the Women in Matthew’s Genealogy of Jesus by Merryl Blair with Suggestions for Leaders by Magdalena I. García explores stories of Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba, and Mary. These stories will lead us into the good news about Jesus Christ and provide us with a richer idea of what the good news is.

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Spring 2021 PW NewsBytes now available

PW’s newsletter NewsBytes brims with news you can use about Presbyterian Women’s ministries, resources and network. Find out what’s new with PW’s Board, the Online Churchwide Gathering Event and more in the Spring 2021 PW NewsBytes.


Promote and Support the 2021 Birthday Offering

The Birthday Offering of Presbyterian Women celebrates our history of generous giving. Launched in 1922 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Women’s Auxiliary in the Presbyterian Church in the United States, the Birthday Offering has become an annual tradition.

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Churchwide Gathering

Presbyterian Women’s 2021 Churchwide Gathering has been cancelled. Presbyterian Women will still gather online for worship and program, and PW’s Business Meeting will also be held online.

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Resources for PW Groups during coronavirus

As PW groups hold meetings virtually, we are presented with a new way of being PW. One new way of being is a virtual installation of leaders, using an adapted version of the installation service from the March/April 2020 issue of Horizons.

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Promote and Support the 2021 Thank Offering

Eliza Clokey of Springfield, Ohio, planted the seed for the Thank Offering in 1888 when she urged each woman to give one dollar over and above her usual contribution to the Women’s General Missionary Society of the United Presbyterian Church of North America. Since then, faithful givers have responded to Eliza’s call to give a “thank offering to her Lord.”

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Our Purpose

Forgiven and freed by God in Jesus Christ, and empowered by the Holy Spirit, we commit ourselves

  • to nurture our faith through prayer and Bible study,
  • to support the mission of the church worldwide,
  • to work for justice and peace, and
  • to build an inclusive, caring community of women that strengthens the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and witnesses to the promise of God’s kingdom.

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Decentering Whiteness …

“Regardless of race, from the moment we take our first breaths on American soil, our existence rotates around whiteness. In this country, whiteness is the standard, the default. From the faces celebrated as beautiful to the people serving as leaders, from styles of dress to patterns of speech, whiteness shapes us as a country and as individuals.”

Click here to read more of this story as it appears in the 2019 September/October issue of Horizons Magazine.

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