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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Download the Spring 2022 PW NewsBytes

PW’s newsletter NewsBytes brims with news you can use about Presbyterian Women’s ministries, resources and network. Find out what programs and new resources can equip you and your PW group, as well as what’s new with PW’s Board and more in the Spring 2022 PW NewsBytes.


2022-2023 PW/Horizons Bible Study

Celebrating Sabbath: Accepting God’s Gift of Rest and Delight by Carol M. Bechtel with Suggestions for Leaders by Laura Mariko Cheifetz explores Sabbath as a celebration, with passages from Genesis, Exodus, Deuteronomy, Isaiah, Matthew, Luke, and Acts. Ultimately, Sabbath reminds us to honor God who honors us by giving us a day each week to reset our pace, our priorities, and our lives.

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Celebrate 100 Years of the Birthday Offering

This year the Birthday Offering of Presbyterian Women celebrates the century mark of generous giving. Launched in 1922 to honor the 100th anniversary of the Woman’s Auxiliary in the Presbyterian Church in the United States, the Birthday Offering is an annual tradition for givers and receivers around the world.

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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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Love God, Love People

“When I was in my 20s, I did a year of mission work in a small neighborhood. The program, Mission Year, had a motto: Love God. Love people. Nothing else matters. I remember thinking that so many things mattered. What was I going to do with my life? Was I going to make it through the year? Why weren’t we allowed to have televisions? Then something happened—I was forced to get to know my neighbors.” To read more of this story by Micah Rose Emerson as it appears in the 2021 Summer issue of Horizons Magazine, click to order or subscribe. See Other Stories