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Registration for exhibit space at the 80th General Convention of The Episcopal Church is now open to all organizations and vendors. This triennial event is scheduled for July 7–14, 2022, at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland. Space is limited, and over half of the floorplan has been reserved. Register now to exhibit at The Episcopal Church’s 80th General Convention

Contributions from provinces, dioceses, parishes/congregations, and individuals provide ongoing support to the ECW National Board so that it can continue its ministry. Even the smallest contributions add up to make a world of difference. As you pledge your support for the National Episcopal Church Women, consider how your help could be felt with a recurring monthly gift.

Saturday – September 18, 2021
Grace Episcopal Church 209 N. Pine Street New Lenox

This year’s conference will feature needlepoint. Our very special presenter is Master artisan Nancy Lukoskie of Fancywork Finishing of Easton, MD. Nancy has worked to restore, repair, and create needlepoint pieces in churches across the country, most notably at the Washington National Cathedral.

As always, our workshops will provide a variety of learning experiences.
  • 7-Steps to Repair Your Needlepoint
  • Altar Guild: Behind the Scenes
  • National Cathedral Chapel Tour
  • Knitting Ministries: Healing in Yarn

Additional information is available online:www.ecwchicago.org


The Pagosa Springs Sun – CO

Blessing started her ministry at St. Patrick’s on Aug. 16. As many of you remember, Fr. Doug Neel retired after 12 years of service at St. Patrick’s in July 2020. Over the last year, the Rev. Lyn Burns has very capably served as our interim rector while we searched for a priest and pastor, which we found in Blessing. Blessing comes to Pagosa Springs with her sons, Isaac and Eli, from Grace Episcopal Church on Bainbridge Island, Wash.

Blessing brings a wealth of varied experience, including time as a social worker with Spanish speakers, a season as a community garden manager and a period serving as deacon in charge of a Spanish-language mission church in Durham, N.C. Blessing received her master of divinity from Duke University in 2009. She was ordained a deacon in 2012 and as a priest in 2013. After serving a curacy, Blessing became Canon for Christian Formation for the Episcopal Diocese of Montana, supporting parishes across the state and directing Camp Marshall, the diocesan camp on Flathead Lake in Polson, Mon. Blessing returned to parish ministry at Grace Episcopal Church on Bainbridge Island, Wash., in 2018 and is now delighted to serve the people of St. Patrick’s and wider community in Pagosa Springs. […]


The Philadelphia Tribune – Philadelphia, PA

Pauli Murray worked alongside some of the biggest names in the Civil Rights movement but many have never heard of them. They were a LGBTQ icon, priest (Episcopalian), and pioneer who, like so many other LGBTQ members, was instrumental in the civil rights movement. Unfortunately, they have been omitted from history.

Betsy West and Julie Cohen are the filmmakers, who along with producer Talleah Bridges McMahon. are bringing them front and center in the new Amazon documentary “My Name is Pauli Murray.” West and Cohen previously worked on the critically acclaimed “RBG”, the documentary about Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and it is through this vehicle that they came across them. […]


HudsonValley360 – Hudson, NY

The Reverend Kathleen Killian and the Reverend John Alison, married, are the new full time vicars at Christ Church Episcopal in Hudson. They came to Hudson most recently from Maine where each served separate parishes on Mount Desert Island. […]


Episcopal Church Women have supported Christian causes since 1871. It is through the generous donations made by our members at the time of their passing that enables us to continue our charitable work. No donation is too small and all bequeathments have a lasting impact.

We hope that you will consider including the National Episcopal Church Women in your estate or final financial plans. Your gift helps sustain our mission for generations to come. Whatever approach you choose, your offering will honor the vision of the ECW and provide assistance to women and girls around the world.

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