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Our Mission

The Episcopal Church Women of the Diocese of Chicago, supports and connects all women in their Christian mission and ministries, sharing faith and fellowship.


We worship as a community of women, turning to God in gratitude for blessings of family, home and friendship. 


We ask the Lord for guidance in translating our Christian belief

into action.



2016 Calendar

September 15

Grant applications are due.


Early Bird registrations are due.


October 21

Fall Retreat Reservations are due.


October 29-30

Fall Retreat

Wisdom and Reflections

The DeKoven Center

Racine, WI


November 18-19

Diocesan Convention

Westin, Lombard


Early Bird Discount for the Fall Retreat!  Register by September 15 and receive a $20 discount for your weekend registration.  Print the form from this website or register at Eventbrite.  


Group Discount  For each additional woman attending from the same church, your church will receive a $10 cash card.  3 women attending will generate a $20 donation to your church!  Bring your friends - they need not be members of your church.

Women's Fall Retreat


October 29-30


The DeKoven Center


600 21st Street

Racine, Wisconsin


Wisdom and Reflections


Program Folder


Printable Registration Form


Online Registration


Transportation Details


Diocesan Convention


November 18-19, 2016



Lombard, IL


Stop by our table in the exhibit hall, join us during lunch in our lunch space and bring your knitting.

Click here for a SoulScarves poster.



Grant Writing Workshop will include United Thank Offering grant application process.  Watch for more details.



United Thank Offering


Thank offering collections should be mailed to:


UTO Diocesan Coordinator


St. James Commons

65 East Huron St.

Chicago 60611


Please combine all offerings and draft one check for your gift to UTO, made payable to:


 United Thank Offering


Helen Mensing 

Diocesan Coordinator


ECW Grants


Deadline is September 15, 2016 for this year's grants.


ECW Recognition Grant Application


Phoebe Griswold

Grant Application


















The Mirror


The Mirror is published 6 times each year beginning in January.  Print and electronic versions are available.


To subscribe. contact the editor: or write to the editor and mail it to:


Mirror Editor


St. James Commons

65 East Huron St.

Chicago 60611



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Chicago  IL  60611

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