Women’s News

The 2018 ECW Honored Women

The 22nd Presentation of Honored Women By the Episcopal Church Women In the Diocese of Louisiana May 19, 2018 Christ Episcopal Church Covington, Louisiana Recognized for her ministry and service ...
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2017 ECW Honored Women (and Bishop)

from the ECW Honored Women Board The Rt. Rev James B. Brown, IX Bishop of Louisiana The 2nd Presentation of Honored Person of the Year by the Episcopal Church Women ...
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Photographs: 130th Annual Gathering of the Episcopal Church Women

The Episcopal Church Women of the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana held their 130th Annual Gathering at St. Augustine’s, Metairie, on June 2 and 3. The theme of the gathering was ...
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Reflection on Embracing the Community and the World

by Cecile Torbergsen, Devotions Chair, Episcopal Church Women of the Diocese of Louisiana The theme for today’s gathering is EMBRACE THE COMMUNITY AND THE WORLD (Matt. 25:35B – “I was ...
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Reconciliation at heart of Pakistani Christian response to persecution

[Episcopal News Service] The Easter Day suicide bombing at Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park in Lahore, Pakistan, that killed at least 72 Christians and Muslims and injured more than 300, sent shockwaves throughout ...
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Retirement of the Rev. DeeDee Estes

The Rev. Dee Dee Estes, chaplain at St. Andrew's Episcopal School, New Orleans, celebrated her last chapel service on Wednesday, May 25. She retired after 13 years of service to ...
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Women’s group sews to provide comfort | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, Louisiana

For years, the women of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church’s Prayer Shawl ministry have been meeting periodically to knit, contemplating with every stitch, the peace of mind that comes with faith ...
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2016 ECW Honored Women

The 20th Presentation of Honored Women by the Episcopal Church Women in the Diocese of Louisiana. Recognized for their ministry and service in the Name of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Acknowledged at ...
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“Stir up the Spirit – Celebremos”!: 129th Annual Gathering of the ECW of the Diocese of Louisiana

by Shiela S. MacArthur, Diocesan Memorials Chair and Annual Gathering Reporter Photographs by Ann Ball, ECW President (2016-2019) and Laurel McCartney, Outgoing ECW President Historic St. James, Baton Rouge, founded ...
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Deacon Joyce Eskamire-Jackson Retires

Deacon Joyce Eskamire-Jackson retired from active ministry on Sunday, May 8, 2016. She was ordained to the Sacred Order of Deacons in December 2007 and served at St. Anna's, New ...
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ECW Honored Women for 2015

Rhea C. Babin of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, Houma, was brought up in the Catholic faith, but when she married an Episcopalian, Calvin Babin, she joined the church and has ...
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128th Annual Gathering of the Episcopal Church Women, Diocese of Louisiana

by Shiela S. MacArthur, Diocesan Memorials Chair Annual Gathering Reporter The Episcopal Church Women gathered on May 15-16 at the beautifully rebuilt St. Matthew's, Houma, LA and focused on the theme ...
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The Rev’d Sharon Alexander Installed as Rector of Trinity Episcopal Church

by Marcie McBride, Communication Director, Trinity Episcopal Church The Feast of Hilary, Bishop of Poitiers, marked a very special day for the congregation at Trinity Episcopal Church in Baton Rouge, ...
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Bulletin inserts for Dec. 18: United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

This post appeared here first: Bulletin inserts for Dec. 18: United Nations Commission on the Status of Women [Episcopal News Service - Churchwide Blog] ...
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‘Gender-based violence is a sin’ – church leaders take message to the big screen

[Anglican Communion News Service] Christian leaders in Fiji have united to declare that gender-based violence is a sin, in an advert shown on cinema screens and national television. The 60-second ...
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Episcopal Church Women hear message of revival at DaySpring Center

[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 ...
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Provincial and Episcopal delegates named for March 2017 United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

Note: the following information is presented in English and Spanish Aviso: La siguiente información se presenta en inglés y en español Provincial and Episcopal delegates named for March 2017 United Nations ...
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Marking the 40th anniversary of General Convention’s approval of women’s ordination

At the 1976 General Convention in Minneapolis, diocesan representatives came forward during the United Thank Offering Eucharist to present their offering for the year. It was the largest sum in ...
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Interactive timeline of the history of women’s ordination

To interact with this timeline, close the introduction and use the slider at the bottom to scroll through the events. To explore an event, click on it. You will then ...
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Episcopal Relief & Development and Islamic Relief USA announce pathbreaking partnership on gender-based violence in Liberia

[Episcopal Relief & Development press release] Episcopal Relief & Development and Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA) have launched a partnership to increase engagement among Christian and Muslim faith leaders to end gender-based ...
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Two-decade wait finally over for Korean women’s ministry centre

[Anglican Communion News Service] After 20 years of prayers, hopes and fundraising, a new women’s mission center opened in Seoul, Korea, in early September. The idea for the center was ...
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Bulletin inserts for Aug. 28: United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

Bulletin inserts for Aug. 28, the fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, explain the application process for Episcopal delegates to the March 2017 United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. Download ...
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Women’s Caucus hosts “breakfast for troublemakers!”

[Episcopal Cafe] Since 1982 the Women’s Caucus has held its annual breakfast for those attending General Convention.  Terri Pilarski- reporting from the Women’s Caucus Breakfast writes: Today the Presiding Bishop opened ...
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