Episcopal Church Women (ECW)

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November 28, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of Southwest Florida] A new model for the venerable Episcopal Church Women was presented at the first-day opener of the new Program Center at DaySpring Episcopal Center. The building, supported by ECW from its inception, is part of $20 million in improvements to the Diocese...

November 14, 2010

Lueta Bailey, the first woman to address the General Convention of the Episcopal Church and among the first women seated as members of the House of Deputies, was honored Nov. 12 during the Diocese of Atlanta's annual council.

"I would not be here today, and many of you would not be here...

November 4, 2010

Aside from the one obvious thing they have in common, Episcopal Church Women, the Episcopal Women's Caucus and Anglican Women's Empowerment all have historically worked on women's justice issues.

Now they are combining forces and joining Rutgers University's Center for Women's Global...

October 4, 2010

When you visit Sudan, people say that if you drink from the Nile River, you are destined to return. So while in Khartoum the summer of 2008, I concentrated on never drinking from the Nile. As fate would have it, I slipped up -- once. The result? An undeniable, intense yearning to return.

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July 14, 2009

President of the House of Deputies Bonnie Anderson paid a visit to the ECW Triennial July 14, calling it a chance for her to take a respite from her work and check herself against an internal question: "Am I keeping my eye on the prize here?"

The prize to which she refers -- because she...

July 13, 2009

Episcopal Church Women has "an unblemished record of doing the heavy lifting of mission and ministry of this church and continue to show every church the way forward," the Very Rev. David duPlantier, dean of Christ Church Cathedral, New Orleans, told the ECW plenary session July 12.

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July 11, 2009

Kay Meyer on July 11 took her prayers and passion for the work of Episcopal Church Women to the floor of the House of Deputies for the traditional ECW president's greeting.

She told them about the 46th Triennial theme, "Grow in Grace," and quoted Frederick Buechner to describe it: "The...

July 8, 2009

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams addressed the Episcopal Church Women July 9 and commended them for "sharing their prayers, care and experience" to strengthen the bonds that tie the Anglican Communion together. Prayer, care and experience "unite us one to another in Christ," he said....

July 8, 2009

The 46th Episcopal Women's Triennial Meeting opened July 8 with its traditional greeting from the church's presiding bishop. This just happened to be the first time they were greeted by another woman.

The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori shook the hand of every woman in attendance and...

July 1, 2009

Episcopal Church Women (ECW) members hope to "Grow in Grace" at their 46th triennial meeting, which runs July 8-17, concurrently with the 76th General Convention, in Anaheim, California.

The meeting will include worship, special music, workshops and plenary speakers.

An ECW-led...

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For the first time in recent history, three Episcopal women's groups have come together to ask t