2019 Travel! Standing on the shoulders of empowered women

historical marker for first convention for woman's (sic) rights2019 USA Mission Experience to Finger Lakes Region, New York

A group of Presbyterian women will travel to the Finger Lakes Region of New York, July 12–22, 2019, for PW’s fifth USA Mission Experience. They will explore the rich history that Presbyterian women have in the women’s and civil rights movements. These women will also have the opportunity to learn more about themselves and about  the people of the Finger Lakes Region, including migrant workers and Native Americans. Continue reading “2019 Travel! Standing on the shoulders of empowered women”

Synod of the Sun PW’s updated handbook

In our March 2018 meeting, we made a few useful tweaks to our processes—and therefore our handbook of operations! Links on this website should all now point to the most-current edition; please let web-wranglers know if you find links that point to any version before 2018’s.

To download the handbook from here, click PW SoS CT Handbook.

Mission project for March 2018 meeting: Welcome Home bags

As your Mission Interpreter, I thought it would be good to work with a San Antonio-based mission partner since we’re meeting there. 🙂

I’ve asked Judy Harris for a recommendation, and she suggested The Center for Refugee Services ( www.sarefugees.org ).  There are many refugees in San Antonio, including women from Sudan and Myanmar. And among other initiatives, the Center helps immigrant expectant and new mothers by getting them medical care, providing emotional support, and friendship before and after their babies are born. They also give them a Welcome Home Bag—which we thought would make a great collection project for us!

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Where is Synod Gathering 2019?

Where will we be? First Presbyterian of Tulsa, Oklahoma!
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