Annual Meeting    

April 23, 2016  
 St. John the Evangelist, Flossmoor   

Altar Guild Conference   

June 11, 2016  

Calvary, Lombard


Fall Retreat    

October 29-30, 2016  
DeKoven Retreat Center
Racine, WI



Mark Your Calendars! 

March 5    Lasagna Dinner
Christ Church, River Forest    Details

April 23    ECW Annual Meeting

April 1-30   St. Ansgarius & Swedish American Display 
St. James Cathedral & Commons   Details                      

May 13-15, 2016

2016 Province V
Conference and
Annual Meeting

Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island

Navigating Life's Currents:  Exploring
the 5
Marks of Mission
for our Lives and Ministries

Conference fact sheet



For application details,
please click here

Triennial Convention
 Salt Lake City
Click on the poster for our review.

Sharing Our Cultures, 
Telling Our Stories

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Click here for the recap

       2015 UTO Grants Announced                                        
Click on the poster images for more details

The Mirror 

The ECW newsletter
"The Mirror"
is available here.

Past issues can be found
under the 
          Newsletter & Publications tab.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Knitogether had another successful
Diocesan Convention.  For our second year, 
dozens of beautiful s
carves were
collected for "SoulScarves", an outreach
project of Grace Chicago. 
Knitters and friends 
visited us at lunch and shared their projects.
For a recap of our event, please

see our knitogether page
on this website. 

To add information about your knitting group,
please contact Susan O'Brien:


omen Episcopalians
WE Read is an interactive
opportunity to share what
parish reading groups are reading
across the Diocese.
Book groups and lists
 Let us know

about your group
and what you're reading,
including recommendations
and brief reviews,
by posting to
the ECW Facebook page.
Here's a questionnaire
if you would like to submit
your information to The Mirror.


2016 United Thank 
Offering Grants

Information regarding the 2016 Young Adult, Seminarian or general UTO grants is available on the national website:
The collection of the UTO Fall Ingathering period has concluded.  Any offerings received after December 15 will be credited to the Spring Ingathering period.  All contributions are gratefully received at any time,
from individuals or parishes.
Please mail your offering to:

UTO Coordinator
Episcopal Church Women
St. James Commons

65 East Huron Street
Chicago 60611

Please contact Helen Mensing, UTO Diocesan Coordinator, with questions:


ECW Grant Applications
are now being accepted.

The application forms and details
of the two grants that are available
from the ECW -
 The ECW Recognition Grant and
the Phoebe
Griswold Grant

can be found on our
Grants & Gifts page.

Applications are due to the ECW
office by September 15, 2016.

           See our 2015 Award Recipients

ic Communications   
The ECW would like to reach as many women in the Diocese as possible, and to do so,
we have
been using an electronic
monthly mailing to
contact our members. 
We are firmly committed

to providing printed editions of our
The Mirror, for the women who
prefer the printed

We are now sending The Mirror electronically to those members who use
email.  If we have your email, you are already receiving
The Mirror electronically
as well as the monthly e-news

and other updates.  We do not share our
address list with anyone, and we will gladly remove your name at your request.

Please contact
to request a printed Mirror or to submit your electronic address.

Episcopal Church Women                                                                                                                              
Diocese of Chicago
St. James Commons
65 East Huron Street
Chicago  IL  60611


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